School of Music professor Keiko Sekino performs at faculty convocation, held Aug. 25 at Wright Auditorium.
Left to right, Margaret Bauer, Abbie Brown and Chancellor Steve Ballard are pictured at convocation. Brown was recognized as recipient of the 2014 UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching, and Bauer as recipient of the 2014 ECU lifetime achievement award for excellence in research and creative activity.
ECU alumnus, former Pirate football player and NFL player Carlester Crumpler Jr. was keynote speaker at the student convocation.
Following student convocation and a pep rally, ECU students enjoyed rides and activities at the annual Pirate Palooza.
Inflatables at Pirate Palooza provided an excellent opportunity for a bit of fun before the first day of classes Aug. 26.