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ECU Measures of Success

Our successes have a significant impact across the region, state and world. Here's a look at some recent facts and achievements....(read more)

Game Changing Research: Collaborative project could yield energy from coastal waters

Researchers from East Carolina University, N.C. State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Coastal Studies Institute will begin work this summer on a project that could derive energy from coastal waters while also cleaning wastewater.... (read article)


College Spotlight: The Voyages of Discovery Lecture Series

The lecture series advances the spirit of exploration and discovery that is the hallmark of the liberal arts and has become the premier intellectual event for students and faculty of ECU, the citizens of eastern North Carolina, and a showcase for the quality of academic life at ECU. Each year, the series features thought-provoking and accomplished leaders from a variety of disciplines who provide insight into important issues in today’s society, and who share their experiences and perspectives.

Jean-Michel Cousteau

October 1
The Premiere Lecture
Jean-Michel Cousteau

Julian Bond

November 18
The Lawrence F. Brewster Lecture in History
Julian Bond

Raymond Moody, Ph.D., M.D.

February 24
The Jarvis Lecture on Religion & Culture
Raymond Moody, Ph.D., M.D.

Ilona Bell, Ph.D.

March 24
The Thomas Harriot Lecture
Ilona Bell, Ph.D.

Alumni Profiles

Hannah Potter2  My favorite times at ECU were the conversations I had with my professors within my departments. I had the privilege of small-knit programs with instructors that offered meaningful time and mentorship to students. (article)
Amy K Marshall  I learned the benefits of diversity in education....What I wanted was a well-rounded degree that I could use to go wherever I wanted in museums or archaeology or historic preservation.

 Matthew Slate Finding opportunities to give back to ECU has given me great pride. I like to think I am helping the university continue to grow and prepare the next generation of Pirates for further success. (article)