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EC Scholar and THCAS Students Receive Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Four East Carolina University graduate and doctoral students are recipients of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, one of the most prestigious fellowships for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students. The students are Joseph Paul, Gina Bledsoe, Chris Cohen and Jeff Cole. (Read more.)

1974 ECU English Graduate and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author to Give Spring Commencement Address

Almost 5,000 students will receive degrees during East Carolina University’s 2016 Spring Commencement ceremony. The event will be held Friday, May 6 in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium and will begin at 9 a.m. (Read more.)


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.

2016-17 Voyages of Discovery Series

Details for the 10th anniversary season of the Voyages of Discovery Lecture Series will be coming soon!

Alumni Profiles

 Bradley Beamon 2 ECU did an outstanding job preparing me to be a physician. Our chemistry department and biology department is top notch and prepared me to enter medical school at Brody. (article)


Zach Cooper  Zach Cooper, a 2011 and '14 Harriot College alumnus said his favorite memories of his time at ECU were exploring a new campus, meeting others and experiencing the feeling of having the whole world ahead of him. (article)
Nneka Jones Tapia  Dr. Nneka Jones Tapia, who earned her master's in psychology at ECU in 2003, is one of the first clinical psychologists in the country to work as a warden.

 Chris Richardson ECU and their wonderful faculty helped me achieve my goal of being a doctor by providing opportunities for learning and leadership in and out of the classroom. (article)

 Cheryl Sharp One of the most beneficial things about her education at ECU was gaining the ability to evaluate both quantitative and qualitative date, Sharp said. (article)