Geological sciences professor
David Mallinson served as a leader with the International Ocean Discovery Program, a research collaboration dedicated to exploring the world's oceans.
Senior Lekisha Pittman was recognized for outstanding leadership and service by North Carolina Campus Compact for her involvement in the ECU Campus Kitchens Project, which provides nutrition education and healthy snacks to children in the community.
Lekisha Pittman, left, Campus Kitchens volunteer, helps find solutions to hunger and food waste.
As head athletic trainer for the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs, alumnus P. J. Mainville ’97 oversees rehabilitation and conditioning.
ECU employees Kevin Byrum and Chris Wilson joined more than 900 firefighters from across the country to battle the recent Party Rock wildfire near Lake Lure.
Alumna Amanda Blakley, who teaches at ECU’s Nancy W. Darden Child Development Center, won the first North Carolina Student Teacher of the Year Award.
Associate professor Christy Walcott was honored with a 2016 Presidential Award by the National Association of School Psychologists in recognition of her exceptional service to children and to school psychology.