Year in Review 2014

Bad Bug
ECU researcher snags funding to keep studying biological warfare

Shifting Sands
ECU to partner on coastal restoration research

'High-level, Fast Learning'
Honors students intern with ECU physicians in summer program

'Making it Accessible'
App helps doctors teach patients about heart risks

Heart Health
Collaborative research approach yields grant to investigate heart disease

Remote Care
Grant to further ECU-led telepsychiatry program

Expecting Results
Researchers study impact of exercise on moms-to-be

A 'Model' Program
Grant allows undergrads to explore biomedical engineering

Paradigm Shift
Collaborative research networks gain ground

Up for the Challenge
ECU welcomes 20 new EC Scholars

Chosen by Peers
ECU physicians named to annual Best Doctors list

Top Honors
Brown receives prestigious teaching award

Notable Achievements
ECU faculty selected for annual research, creative activity awards

‘A Hero to Us All’
Jenkins honored by UNC Board of Governors 

'A Great Tribute'
Library dedicates Janice Hardison Faulkner Gallery

First-Class Access
ECU's online nursing, business graduate programs rank among best for veterans

High Ranking
ECU College of Business named a top business school for 2015

Continued Commitment
Brody again recognized as a top producer of family physicians 

Fearless Artist
Ebendorf receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Smart Choices
Freshman EC scholar, friends teach community nutrition

Breaking for Service
ECU students impact environment during spring break

More than Drilling and Filling
Dental students prepare for practice, serve rural residents

Cool Therapy
Students assist in adapted recreational water sports clinic

Changing Lives
Teens with autism build self-confidence during ECU camp

'Servire' in Action
Honors College students fulfill ECU's motto with a day of service

Healing by Design
Work has healing influence for cancer patients

Purple & Gold Goes Green
ECU launches national club sports initiative

'Mostly Hope'
ECU center offers support for families dealing with autism

Making a Recovery
ECU, Vidant care for pregnant women, new moms with history of drug use

Easing the Path
UNC-system decision supports community college transition

'Ready to Learn'
ECU to provide early childhood mentoring in eastern N.C.

Engaging Girls
Pitt County students learn about STEM careers at ECU

Traveling Pantry
Operation Reentry, Food Lion join forces to feed homeless veterans

Positive Connections
ECU partners in Operation LINK mentoring program
Dental Community Service Learning Centers

ECU is pioneering a new model for training dental students while at the same time serving underserved regions in North Carolina by providing dental care in Community Service Learning Centers located across the state.

Four of eight to ten planned centers opened this year, as detailed below:

Earlier, centers were opened in Ahoskie and Elizabeth City. Facilities in Spruce Pine are under construction. A Brunswick County center was announced this fall.

Workforce Ready

Educate To Career ranks ECU No. 4 in nation

‘Messengers for Science’
ECU chemistry, physics scholarship program awarded $620K grant

Homegrown Resources
Grant to help ECU recruit, teach, place librarians in region

Full 'STEAM' Ahead
ECU to partner in robust education-to-workforce pipeline

'Cream of the Crop'

ECU program grows media coordinators for underserved communities

Pipeline of Engineers
ECU program celebrates 10 years of meeting industry needs

Five Years Out
More Brody graduates stay put in primary care fields

Evidence is in

New ECU forensic science degree prepares students for profitable careers

Preparing Practitioners
ECU producing most nurses in North Carolina

Making Nationals

Dance professor’s choreography work to grace Kennedy Center stage

Full Circle
Alumni audition ECU dance students

'The Show to See'
School of Theatre and Dance presents Pulitzer Prize-winning show


‘Kiss Me, Kate’ takes McGinnis Theatre Stage

Composition Competition
ECU music students write new opening theme for Public Radio East show

‘Fueling the Fire'
High school students explore STEM disciplines

Picture Perfect?
ECU student project explores body image through photo manipulation

Creativity takes Flight
ECU sculpture students show work in airport exhibit

2-25-2014 ForbiddenPlanetJC-874

Sci-Fi Shakespeare

ECU produces “Return to the Forbidden Planet”