ECU News Archives for 2005

January 2005

Dick Gregory to speak at MLK event

Flanagan Building renovations complete

ECU host International Forum

SpeechEasy International gives $10,000 to ECU's Walker Center

ECU surgeon to perform heart valve surgery live online

ECU community joins Tsunami relief efforts

ECU Poetry forum celebrates 40th anniversary with reading

Donor Naming of ECU Baseball stadium announced

ECU communication professor to promote diversity projects

February 2005


International recruiting sparks ECU interest on U.S. German bases

Governor appoints Horns, Johnson to N.C. IOM

ECU historians celebrate Lincoln

Dr. William Laupus, former ECU medical dean, dies

Candidates for two vice chancellorships interviewed

ECU Confirms Meeting With Basketball Coach Bill Herrion

Shelton to take on new role at ECU

Dr. Frederick Niswander Recognized By Conference USA

ECU attorney asked to resign

ECU researchers study snakebite first aid options

March 2005

Army awards Bronze Star to ECU surgeon

Finalist named in ECU diversity post

Rotondo to head national trauma group

ECU to provide distance learning classes to Fort Bragg

Academy honors music professor with fellowship

Clinton's lead surgeon is ECU medical school graduate

ECU faculty senate celebrates 40th anniversary

ECU hosts fisheries conference

ECU to host annual women's studies conference

ECU medical students to learn residency sites at Match Day

‘'Banner year' for primary care residencies’

Interim Joyner Library Director named

Joyner Library displays Bath Tricentennial exhibit


Distinguished service honored

ECU honors veterans in founders week ceremony

Tipton named to ECU board

Ballard installed as ECU Chancellor

Ballard formally installed as ECU chancellor

April 2005

ECU medical school makes U.S. News magazine rankings

ECU host exhibits, lecture on historic town of Bath

Student store donates $365,000 to scholarships

Nursing scholarship to honor Pierces

ECU and PCC create new bioprocessing partnership

Sallye Mckee appointed to diversity post

Alumni Association announces 10 scholarship recipients

ECU, UNC leaders meet with eye on collaborations

ECU offers foreign language for learning-disabled

International leaders in heart surgery coming to Greenville

ECU professors honored for outstanding teaching

Alumni Association announces Robert H. Wright recipients

Former surgeon general to speak at medical convocation

May 2005

Photodynamic therapy team adds another first

ECU graduates nearly 2,800

Sheerer names interim vice chancellor

Price named medical school nurse of the year

ECU English graduates to present writing

New department to focus on safty, crime prevention

ECU Planner finds East suffers from poverty, low growth

ECU faculty awarded seed grants to further research

ECU educators observe classrooms on Internet

Photo exhibit shows personal side of life after stroke

Inflammation may increase risk of heart damage among people with asthma

ECU archeologist returns to jordan through research grants

Occupational therapy faculty to serve at White House Conference on Aging

Hughes selected for national leadership program

Novick to lead MPH program at ECU


Physical therapy clinic opens at Firetower Medical Office

New technology helps patients with esophageal cancer

ECU Offers Security Studies program

June 2005

Camps allow sick children to just be kids

Local students to participate in health careers program

ECU dialysis technology earns a top spot in business plan competition

Nine ECU medical students chosen as N.C. Schweitzer fellows

White named dean of Arts and Sciences

ECU physician first to use new device to open airway

ECU joins regional ecosystems pact

ECU divers research sunken union gunboat in blackout conditions

Parents donate 10,000 towards campus safety

ECU historian examines child apprenticeship laws

ECU announces football schedule through 2013

Babb honored with distinguished service award

Rotondo heads surgery department at ECU

Data copied from ECU computer

Local students to participate in health careers program

Boot camp offers dean close inspection of military life

Camp allows sick children to just be kids

Nine ECU medical students chosen as N.C. Schweitzer Fellows

Babb honored with distinguished service award

Grant to support medical education and resource clinic

Rotondo to head surgery department at ECU

July 2005

ECU physiology lab host local high school teacher

Grant to support medical education and resource clinic

Romer to chair foreign languages and literatures

ECU physiology lab hosts local high school teacher

High schoolers explore allied health careers at ECU

Eleven ECU physicians chosen by peers as "Best Doctors"

Smithsonian digs ECU anthropologist's find

Showfety named chair of ECU Board of Trustees

Durham assumes expanded role at ECU

Medical center receives new tool for brain tumors

ECU lands national spirituality and medicine grant

August 2005

Country Doctor Museum hires new director

ECU, City of Greenville to host minority planning conference

Morehead City family honors ECU physician with donation

School of Nursing welcomes new associate dean for undergraduate program

Annual ceremony welcomes new medical students

ECU biologists cook, eat insects at BugFest

ECU biologist surveys water discharge in Albemarle Sound

Four from ECU to participate in leadership program for women

New buses at ECU feature security cameras

NSF grant equips ECU chem labs with spectrometers

ECU's School of Nursing receives grant to partner with area military bases to increase the number of men in nursing

ECU announces 2005 Research and Creative awards

Chancellor outlines goals for new year as students head back to campus

ECU's School of Nursing receives grant to partner with area military bases to increase the number of men in nursing

September 2005

ECU Alumni Association aids Katrina victims

Woodmen Lodge to honor America's heroes at Country Doctor Museum


Pilot program connects Honduran migrant families electronically

Bassman named editor of UNC-system undergraduate research journal

Trauma Center earns national recognition

Annual Health Law Forum set for Sept. 14--CANCELED DUE TO TROPICAL STORM OPHELIA

University cancels classes, closes campus

Ophelia closes most Brody School of Medicine clinics

Geographers study Katrina's effects on ocean floor

ECU to offer free online courses for students affected by Katrina

ECU research team publishes findings on breast self exam

ECU biologist calls for revival of long leaf pine savanna

ECU hosts march, activities for sexual assault awareness week

ECU professor pens biography on Justice Souter

ECU student leaders volunteer in Pitt County

Cruzan attorney to speak about end-of-life care Friday

ECU's Tinsley Yarbrough, Rehnquist expert

Pilot program connects Honduran migrant families electronically

ECU geologists study effects of Katrina on ocean floor

ECU students launch effort with volunteerism

ECU to accommodate students attending universities in areas affected by Katrina

ECU Trustees award raise to Holland

ECU physicians chosen by peers as "Best Doctors"

Gilchrist joins ECU as chair of family medicine

October 2005

Nurse midwives honored during commemorative week

Broad to be honored at ECU Educators Hall of Fame

ECU physicist to develop method for cancer cell detection

ECU to celebrate local authors at Eastern NC literary fest

New Orleans physician discusses Hurricane Katrina disaster at 2005 Trauma Symposium

ECU's online programs receive top rankings

East Carolina Head Baseball Coach Randy Mazey Suspended

Gift Provides Professorship For Religious Studies At ECU

EAHEC receives $1.2 million federal grant

Asian earthquake affect students attending class

Willson tapped to lead medical society

ECU therapist studies links between scent and memory

SpeechEasy device to be featured on national TV

Grant enables ECU biologist to study photosynthesis protein

ECU test-drives hybrid bus

New health center to serve uninsured

Beverly Healthcare gives $101,000 to Brody School of Medicine

ECU surgeons use new device to treat thoracic aortic aneurysms

November 2005

ECU community recalls Rosa Parks' legacy

National bariatric nursing conference to be held Nov. 6-8 in Asheville

ECU sociologist influences U.S. Border Patrol legislation

ECU sociologists donate, dedicate computing lab

Multicultural reading held for ECU English professor

Gastric bypass surgery subject of Webcast

ECU names director of International Programs

ECU sculptor wins best in show

December 2005

ECU students, professor rescued by U.S. Coast Guard

ECU offers book arts courses

ECU historian pens book about eastern N.C. Native Americans

Professor develops virtual reality-based course

Fort Bragg education center offers classes on base, during deployment

Ensley elected to three-year term on North Carolina Humanities Council

Research shows chemotherapy after surgery helps endometrial cancer patients


NYC'S 92ND St. art center honors ECU's Ebendorf

Wetherington named university attorney

ECU faculty member awarded $1.4 million NIH grant to study dizziness, imbalance

Gift endows lecture series at Brody School of Medicine

Food literacy training begins Jan. 21