ECU News Archives for 2010

January 2010

White named dean of College of Technology and Computer Science

ECU Breast Wellness Center accredited

ECU plans volunteer events,
vigil to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Pirates prepare for 2010 Polar Bear Plunge

Aphasia workshop set for Feb. 7

Best Banquet to be Jan. 23

ECU students raise money for Haiti earthquake victims

Sixth annual Jean Mills Health Symposium to be held Feb. 5

Embracing change key to survival, Cunningham says

ECU professor’s debut novel thrills readers

McNeill returns to alma mater as head football coach

Rotondo to chair national trauma committee

Laupus Library hosts national traveling exhibit on women’s rights advocate, author Charlotte Perkins Gilman and ‘The Yellow Wall-Paper’

February 2010

ECU, U.S. State Department work together on groundbreaking climate change course

Ballard praises strengths, outlines goals in State of the University address

Northeastern University soccer player and stroke survivor shares her story at Wear Red for Women

Medical resident taken by cancer

New clinic for breast cancer survivors opens

ECU students win regional journalism awards

Social factors and obesity topic of upcoming Pediatric Healthy Weight Summit

Mortenson, author of 'Three Cups of Tea,' to speak on campus March 1

New community-based service award available to nursing students

Panel to discuss professional and creative opportunities, restrictions for women in the late 19th century and today

New Campus Kitchen will bring hunger relief to Pitt County

ECU alumnus gives $4 million to university for School of Dentistry

March 2010

ECU named to 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

ECU 'tops out' Family Medicine Center

ECU Language Academy to begin this summer

Bell of Hope dedicated at cancer center

Annual Youth Arts Festival set for March 27, artists still needed

ECU biologist finds proof of the first monogamous frog

Match Day to be Thursday

Brody sending 58 percent into primary care residencies

Nursing recognized for membership recruitment by national student association

April 2010

Women face challenges in academics, research, surgeon says

ECU maritime students, faculty restore and explore origins of 325-year-old cannon

Queen Elizabeth I portrait at ECU for analysis, authentication

Nursing hosts Diversity Day: Up With Nursing in Haiti on April 15

Scorpion venom provides clues to cause, treatment of pancreatitis

Nursing raises funds and awareness about Haiti during Diversity Day

Dr. Paul and Kathryn Walker make unprecedented $500,000 gift

Honorary society recognizes students, faculty and alumni

Bowles to deliver commencement address

Professor receives national research award

ECU receives national award for sending graduates into family medicine

Nursing student elected to national association board, receives ECU award

Raedeke awarded UNC Board of Governors teaching honor

Servire Society honors faculty, staff and students for service

May 2010

Project takes on heart disease in heart of U.S. 'stroke belt'

Convocations to be this weekend

Occupational therapy department holds CarFit safety program May 22

ECU graduates 3,400 at spring commencement

ECU to conduct emergency drill May 18

ECU among nation's best for in vitro fertilization

ECU conducts emergency drill

Eleven students named to next class of EC Scholars

ECU medical students receive Schweitzer Fellowships

Drivers stay fit with safety check

Virus-fighting protein could lead to better HIV treatment

College of Nursing establishes Hall of Fame

June 2010

Brody to extend early assurance admission to two other universities

Equipment helps evaluate rehabilitation progress after injury

Professor receives state award

Top nurse chosen at medical school

ECU professors research effects of BP oil spill in Gulf of Mexico and beyond

Sculpture honoring Brody unveiled at heart institute

Group supports stroke survivors and their families

Grant to boost primary care education

ECU among nation's best for putting doctors in underserved areas

ECU scientists offer insight on Gulf oil spill

East Carolina University first in U.S. to offer interdisciplinary master’s degree in sustainable tourism

Study shows racial disparities in lung cancer treatment

Nurse faculty, staff assess needs of Haiti's nursing school

ECU official named board president of Carolina Donor Services

‘Best American Nonrequired Reading 2009’ is ECU’s summer reading selection

ECU faculty member to lead American Dietetic Association in 2011

July 2010

Study shows sensor helps achieve better glucose control than daily insulin injections

ECU named 2010 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award recipient

ECU trustees discuss proposed tuition rates

2010 Million Meal Event challenge: Raise $10,000 by Aug. 6 to fight hunger

ECU scientists part of international New Zealand ocean research expedition

Sleep center expands to serve more adults, children

2010 North Carolina Literary Review reflects the state’s wide-ranging talent

August 2010

Country Doctor Museum receives midwifery set, historical photo

ECU study: TV remains primary eastern N.C. hurricane information source

Annual white coat ceremony scheduled for Friday

Brody welcomes Class of 2014

Laupus Library hosts national exhibition of devotional paintings on healing and faith

ECU cell phone drive will benefit Family Violence Center

Celebrating 50 years of nursing education at ECU

ECU Physicians services now available on east campus

September 2010

Battery-power option boosts radio role in storm information

Art exhibit on life, aging and dying features works by medical students

Preliminary fall enrollment numbers up

Golden Living Center donates to Brody School of Medicine

Seventh annual Literary Homecoming will feature North Carolina authors

ECU to host sickle cell education event Friday

ECU partners with Zipcar to offer 24/7 transportation option

Business of Health Care Symposium set for Oct. 14

Department of Defense honors ECU with Freedom Award

Collection focusing on Southern authors added to Joyner Library

A colonel's view on leadership and caring

Thomas appointed to state group examining federal health reform legislation

October 2010

ECU receives grant for dental centers in Ahoskie, Elizabeth City

ECU English professor tapped for Toni Morrison honor

ECU art professor receives North Carolina Award

Road race to benefit breast cancer services

ECU receives $2 million grant to improve student achievement

ECU surgeon returns from service in Afghanistan

Twelfth annual ECU Neuroscience Symposium to be Nov. 2

ECU chemist’s green research cuts use of toxic organic solvents

Allied health sciences development director back from service in war-torn country

ECU researchers survey coastal business perception of drilled oil risks

Annual Patriot Run to benefit Fort Bragg Survivor Outreach Services

Women’s Roundtable raises funds for scholarships, names six incredible women at October event

November 2010

Horns honored by alma mater

ECU physicians named to 'Best Doctors' list

First interactive, remote hearing test will expand access to care

Cancer center receives Livestrong Community Impact Project Award

ECU Police arrest rapper, band mates on drug charges

Kolasa receives national dietetic award

CT scans lead to early diagnosis of lung cancer

ECU student killed in Afghanistan honored, remembered

Physician receives research award

Jenkins named chairman of physical therapy

Kickball tournament to raise funds for Haitian students

Eighty-five faculty and staff recognized for published works

Programs receive $100,000 each from BCBSNC Foundation

Kickball tournament raises funds for scholarships in Haiti

Medical student leadership summit to be Dec. 3

December 2010

ECU working to conserve WWII relief map

Gorham to deliver commencement address

ECU professor receives grant to study online treatment for rape victims

Cancer drug enters clinical trials

ECU dermatologists open clinic in Washington

Family Medicine Center recognized as a 'patient-centered medical home'

Light snowfall blankets Brody

Faculty member receives federal funds to reduce risk of prenatal depression

Honors student earns inaugural Bassman Honors Thesis Award

ECU holds annual fall commencement

A dream trip ends with a race to the finish line

ECU awards exclusive beverage contract to Coke