ECU News Archives for 2007

January 2007

ECU nursing faculty member elected to governing board for Southern Nursing Research Society

ECU to mark MLK Day with film, lecture, volunteerism

Holland's contract extended two years

Breathing seminar to be held Jan. 23

Third annual Jean Mills health fair, symposium to be Feb. 9-10

Study profiles repeat visitors to trauma center

ECU professor profiles women's rights activists

Sheerer named ECU vice chancellor for student life

ECU planning centennial celebrations

ECU hosts campus safety symposium

February 2007

Jean Mills Health Symposium to address health disparities Feb. 9-10

Medical schools, teaching hospitals have strong economic punch

Drug study shows need for more oversight, ECU surgeon says

Joyner Library exhibit features "father" of ECU

Focus on health, church and food during Black History Month at ECU

ECU sends notices of potential data exposure

ECU hosts first Engineering and Technology Day

Women's Health Conference slated March 1-3 in Atlantic Beach

ECU study shows active kids focus better in school

ECU hosts first Engineering and Technology Day

Researcher sees decrease in pain and anxiety among cancer patients who use reflexology

ECU student mentoring program helps kids stay fit

Author Maya Angelou coming to ECU event March 23

Laupus Library hosts traveling exhibit on history of equine veterinary medicine

ECU's College of Education lauded for links to community colleges

Researcher's new book focuses on guestworkers in U.S.

N.C. General Assembly coming to ECU to honor 100th on March 8

March 2007

Collaborative Nursing Research Day focuses on simulations in nursing education

Officials dedicate community health center

Winners of 16th annual Collaborative Nursing Research Day announced

ECU researchers uncover potential nerve-repair mechanism

Novick to lead Medical Foundation of ECU

Williams honored for service to ECU

Centennial gift focuses on leadership initiatives at ECU

Medical students ready for annual Match Day

Global warming lectures honor ECU professor

ECU sends 63 percent into primary care residencies

Pirates Fall To Scarlet Knights In First Round

ECU holds Youth Arts Festival

ECU conducting campus climate survey

Smith donation to fund $2 million chair at East Carolina Heart Institute

Fifth annual Brody Distinguished Lecture set for March 26

ECU students headed for friendly competition with other UNC schools

Eastern North Carolina Girl Scouts 'Scout Out Nursing'

ECU Police receive accreditation

Research focus of ECU weeklong celebration

Magazine ranks ECU sixth among primary care medical schools

April 2007

ECU's 2007 Women of Distinction named

Governor appoints Thomas to N.C. Institute of Medicine

Weight-loss surgery program receives national certification

ECU students rediscover rare frog

Bamboo bridge project holds first international meeting

Physicians spotlighted in national traveling exhibit

Officials cut ribbon on new TEDI BEAR Center

Matthew Mahar Inducted Fellow in AAHPERD Research Consortium

Marine commander to speak at ECU commencement

Faculty host simulation conference April 25-26

Healthy weight camp for girls coming to ECU

ECU Names interim police chief

Mahar receives UNC Board of Governors teaching award

Ammons papers establish new literary collection at Joyner Library

ECU named a "best value college" by Princeton Review

ECU receives national award for sending graduates into family medicine

May 2007

Grant funds new instrument at ECU

ECU physician to address medical graduates at convocation

Marine commander delivers ECU commencement address

Country Doctor Museum hosts African-American Heritage Day on May 26

Program on respiratory illnesses to be held

Convocations recognize health sciences graduates

Harriot volume joins Joyner Library collection

Grant will fund new therapist at child abuse center

ECU hosts campus emergency response training

Seven ECU students awarded Schweitzer Fellowships

College of Business establishes community spirit scholarship fund

Participation encouraged at May 22 community forum with health care leaders

Morris named to economic role

Two graduate students named N.C. Sea Grant/ECU Maritime Heritage Fellows

ECU announces recipients of Research Development Awards

June 2007

Officials mark construction milestone at heart institute

ECU to assess Mid-Currituck Bridge Project

ECU Physicians' Moye Medical Center now open

Provost Smith plans to return to the classroom

ECU College of Business to launch Cunanan Leadership Speake

Local students to participate in health careers program June 11-15

Medical school hosts camps for children with cancer, sickle-cell disease

High school students to participate in health careers program June 17-29

New study finds Carolina coastal economy vulnerable to sea level rise

Nursing faculty member gets federal grant to increase number and diversity of nurse practitioners in North Carolina

ECU students dig down almost five feet and 250 years

Metabolic Institute receives $1 million

Sheerer named interim provost, administrative changes announced

ECU master's of public health program accredited

ECU's College of Education launches E-Journal

Griffin named AVC for academic programs at ECU

Girls lose weight, build confidence at ECU camp

July 2007

Johnson named to student affairs role

Roeder named ECU's Dean of Students

Bunch named special assistant to provost

Latest edition of North Carolina Literary Review focuses on ECU

Physician assistant studies students create health promotion kits

Hardy named senior associate dean at medical school

ECU trustees elect leaders, welcome new members

Grant to help recovering substance abusers find jobs

August 2007

ECU officials reviewing request from NY attorney general

Wilmington Shipyard focus of ECU Library professor's book

Mini-med school offers public chance to learn about health, medicine

Medical foundation adopts new name

State budget includes $25 million for dental school

Pediatric preventive dental clinic to be established

Holland Introduces McCarthy As Acting Head Basketball Coach

ECU, PCC nursing faculty collaborate on simulation education grant

Brody welcomes Class of 2011

Software gift a boon for ECU's merchandising program

East Carolina welcomes back record numbers of students, enhances safety

Flu and pneumonia education program to be held Aug. 30

ECCNL officially designated university center; $250,000 grant to address nursing shortage

ECU chemist develops polymer for topical treatments

ECU College of Business receives $500,000 to establish new faculty chair

September 2007

ECU's Harriot College hosts "Voyages" lectures

Brody School of Medicine nurse named to Great 100

First medical humanities summer fellows share Costa Rican experience

ECU hosts fourth Literary Homecoming

Grant fosters musical exchange between ECU, Brazil

Book about ECU penned for prospective students

ECU Women Participate in UNC Bridges Program

Diversity survey results released

ECU biologist finds links between evolution,schizophrenia

Golden Living Centers donates $107,000 to Brody School of Medicine

Iron ships under study in Hawaii by ECU maritime group

Cokie Roberts to speak at "One Hundred Incredible Women" event

More than 100 attend ECU vascular screening

School of Nursing establishes giving program, emergency needs fund

ECU ROTC commander to run marathon, raise funds for wounded soldiers

October 2007

NCLR founders honored by ECU at Literary Homecoming

Nurse faculty members inducted as fellows in national education academy

ECU receives $1.1 million to study nanotubes' effect on hearts

ECU Physicians' general internal medicine now at Moye Medical Center

ECU professor calls for 'creative' curriculum development

ECU English professor receives Fulbright

ECU officials complete investigation on alleged noose

ECU welcomes Fulbright scholar from Pakistan

Art show and sale Oct. 18 benefits nursing scholarship, research

Nursing group earns top national award for research

Cokie Roberts speaks at '100 Incredible Women' event


Plants, animals more closely linked, ECU biologist finds

ECU Hosts first ever HumorFest; Tickets on sale now

Allied Health Sciences, Nursing change name

Study: Eastern N.C. women find own breast tumors, and they're often larger

News Tip: ECU working to conserve water; faculty experts available to discuss drought

Smoking cessation program to be offered at ECU

ECU's RENCI/CCSIM Hosts Open House

ECU art professor wins design award

November 2007

ECU Foundation honors donors, recipients of first Access Scholarships

College of Nursing hosts nurse practitioners Nov. 7, celebrates national week Nov. 11-17

Nineteen Pitt County residents named to group of 40 distinguished alumni from College of Allied Health Sciences

Little changes take big bite out of weight, ECU study says

Adjusting to life with implantable cardiac devices focus of ECU researcher's work

Ninth annual ECU Neuroscience Symposium to be Nov. 29

Country Doctor Museum sets Holiday Open House Dec. 1

ECU's "Countdown to Peace" exhibit seeks artists

Laupus Library hosts exhibits on African-American academic surgeons, eastern North Carolina physicians

Two ECU doctoral programs ranked in top 10

Heart institute receives $500,000 gift from Rocky Mount family

December 2007

Parrott to speak at ECU's Commencement Dec. 15

College of Nursing announces first endowed professorship named for former university Chancellor Emeritus Richard R. Eakin

Holland reimburses ECU for aid

College of Nursing announces first endowed distinguished professorship

ECU physicians named to annual Best Doctors list

Smokers can start kicking the habit Jan. 8 with ECU program

Seven projects receive nearly $254,000 in Brody Brothers research grants

Chancellor says he was mistaken about Holland e-mail

ECU graduates 3300 at fall commencement

ECU Family Medicine Center receives $1 million from Golden LEAF

ECU's maritime studies assesses ship in Bermuda

ECU gets "green" vehicles

Scientist receives $1.6 million to study ways to stop dangerous germ

ECU receives UNC development grant