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ECU News Archives for 2009

January 2009

ECU professors aid impoverished in India

End of life and aging focus of art exhibit Jan. 20-Feb. 27

ECU students volunteer for MLK Day Challenge

Spaulding named first Leader in Residence at ECU

New dean named for College of Human Ecology

Farmers receive health services through ECU's AgriSafe-NC

Medical student banquet to be Jan. 24

Darwin's legacy focus of Voyages of Discovery lecture

New show takes viewers 'Inside ECU'

Pulmonary hypertension clinic opens at ECU

ECU to host regional Campus Safety Symposium

BSH donates 'green' appliances to ECU model kitchen

ECU's Fairytale Boutique makes prom dreams a reality

Fifth annual Jean Mills Health Symposium to be held Feb. 6

'Gap year' an adventure for ECU physician

Ballard to remain at ECU

Lecture, performances to cover ethics in medicine, research

Nursing celebrates its designation as national Center of Excellence

Fire at Sigma Phi Epsilon house

Women and heart disease focus of events at ECU

New lecture series in College of Allied Health Sciences begins Feb. 3

February 2009

Young musicians raise money for reading program

ECU sponsors art exhibit inspired by Darwin

ECU research sheds light on origin of type 2 diabetes

ECU celebrates African American Heritage Month

Know your numbers and prevent heart disease

ECU to raise tuition, fees

Youth Arts Festival seeks artists, performers

ECU physicians perform Special Olympics physicals

Historian to deliver Voyages lecture

CyberKnife brings another advance in cancer care

ECU to dedicate Golden Corral Culinary Center

Film, reception close Deidre Scherer art exhibit Feb. 27

Researchers hope to help African-American prostate cancer survivors cope with side-effects

ECU seminars promote dialogue on the humanities

March 2009

ECU Classics program presents 'Odyssey Live'

Sleep center hopes to help people wake up refreshed

ECU dedicates Golden Corral Culinary Center

Poet Nikki Giovanni to speak at ECU

ECU tests ECU Alert – IP Phone system

New designation lets ECU students seek out service-learning courses

ECU begins aphasia support group

ECU launches Research and Creative Achievement Week

Cochlear implant program receives $15,000 fellowship from the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Faculty members honored for excellence

ECU’s Fairytale Boutique makes prom dreams a reality

English professor unravels the word puzzles of 19th Century British Literature

Lung transplantation to be topic of April 1 lecture

TV show featuring ECU School of Music debuts

Housing fair reaches students living off campus

ECU Board of Trustees approves budget policy framework

Medical students ready for annual Match Day today

ECU sends 56 percent into primary care residencies

Thomas Harriot scholar to deliver Voyages of Discovery lecture

ECU sponsors History Day competition

Innovation Expo will be held April 2

ECU celebrates Founders Day March 26

ECU documentary accepted to film festival

Hollywood star Beth Grant to appear in Greenville

About 200 eastern North Carolina Scouts to "Scout Out Nursing" at College of Nursing

Former U.S. Ambassador Joseph Wilson to speak at ECU

Jarvis Medal, service awards granted at Founders Day Convocation

Trustees Fountain dedicated

Annual Youth Arts Festival set for April 4 on ECU’s campus

April 2009

ECU alumna Beth Grant discusses acting career

Perdue, Cunningham kick off state's fight against chronic disease

ECU students urged to donate to Pirates Treasure

ECU summer camp helps local students Reach Up in science

ECU partners with N.C. Dept. of Commerce to enhance communities

Hamstring Hustle 5K race set for April 25

Display honors Brody Scholarship

Joseph Wilson tells ECU audience to ‘stand up and participate’

ECU, PCMH open outpatient endoscopy center

ECU participates in National Day of Silence

ECU’s Joyner Library to host Earth Day tree planting

ECU’s incoming class has higher GPA, SAT scores

Eastern N.C. science teachers do research at ECU

ECU celebrates Earth Day

Horns named permanent vice chancellor of health sciences at ECU

ECU honors student employees, supervisors

Magazine ranks ECU among top primary care medical schools

Military leader to speak at ECU commencement

ECU recognizes excellence in teaching

RBC Bank creates endowment at ECU

Laupus Library hosts national traveling exhibition on African-American surgeons May 1-July 28

May 2009

Class of 2009 has outstanding graduates

College of Nursing named as one of the top 10 largest distance education programs in U.S. News annual listing

Two named to endowed professorships at ECU

Scottish Rite honors ECU students and its longtime partner, ECU's Speech and Hearing Clinic

ECU says goodbye to Croatan building

ECU student awarded scholarship to study Arabic

Convocations to be this weekend

Three graduates to receive 2009 Robert H. Wright awards

Associate professor receives acheivement award from the North Carolina Speech-Hearing-Language Association

Medical school to host forum on swine flu

ECU graduates 3,400 at spring commencement

Nursing, allied health students celebrate graduation

Brody Class of 2009 graduates

Communication Sciences and Disorders professor and alumna chosen to lead ECU faculty

Clinical laboratory science exchange student returns to Argentina

Grant aids cancer treatment at ECU

'TomtheJazzman' donates album collection to Joyner Library

ECU employees recognized for recycling efforts

Brody School of Medicine names its top nurse for 2009

ECU students chosen for state internships

'Three Cups of Tea' is ECU's summer reading selection

Medical student's program aims at healthy lifestyles for Pembroke youth

ECU earns StormReady designation

ECU professor's diet plan aims at carbohydrates

June 2009

Grant funds research opportunity for ECU senior

ECU hosts second Latino Leadership Summit June 5

ECU political scientist to dine with Vice President Joe Biden

Latino leaders meet at ECU

Allied health students help improve quality of life for children      

New student orientation begins June 15 at ECU

ECU Maritime Studies examines Confederate Navy yard

State Farm Insurance awards $15,000 grant to ECU's Research for the Older Adult Driver Initiative

Camp helps youth achieve a healthy weight

Grant aids research into kidney cancer treatment

Medical school hosts camps for children with cancer, sickle cell disease

ECU political scientist meets the Vice President

Country Doctor Museum receives conservation books and online resources from national agency

Local bank pledges funds for ECU’s Access Scholarship program

Governor appoints ECU dietitian to state board

Nurse faculty member president-elect of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing

July 2009

Grant funds clinical health psychology internship

Eighth annual Winning with Diabetes conference set for July 18

Cancer specialist named 'Woman of the Year'

ECU students plan anti-violence march after off-campus shooting

ECU medical students receive Schweitzer Fellowships

ECU marches against violence

ECU partners with agencies to deliver mental health services

ECU residence halls receive updates

Pirate Speech Camp offers fun, intense therapy for children with severe expressive language deficits  

Laupus Library kicks off membership drive for Friends group with featured speaker Dr. Paul R.G. Cunningham, dean of the Brody School of Medicine

College of Nursing receives $721,668 grant for nurse-midwifery education

Willson to chair Health and Wellness Trust Fund

Physician-scientist selected for prestigious national research scholarship

ECU course for first-year students focuses on leadership

ECU professor leads teachers on Japan study abroad

August 2009

ECU Physical Therapy Clinic treats athletes, adults and children in new location   

NCDOT grant to fund ECU study on tire/pavement noise

Annual white coat ceremony scheduled for Aug. 14

ECU cell phone drive assists Family Violence Center

ECU report explores climate, weather and tourism

ECU symposium marks 10th anniversary of Hurricane Floyd

Info center opens for ECU students living off campus

Brody welcomes largest class in school history

Sigma Phi Epsilon House to reopen Aug. 21

ECU welcomes students, plans test of outdoor speakers

ECU professor plays role in identifying new salamander

U.S. Rep. Walter Jones visits ECU dialysis patients

Golden Living Center donates to Brody School of Medicine

Franklin begins as Marching Pirates director

September 2009

Pirate Bikes offer a greener way to travel

Eastern N.C. Literary Homecoming set for Sept. 25 & 26

Roberson chosen Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar

Engelke named Richard R. Eakin Distinguished Professor in the College of Nursing

Road race to benefit breast cancer services

ECU researchers discover complex pattern of mimicry evolution in local millipedes

Study shows no difference in children raised by gay or heterosexual parents

Brown named permanent dean of College of Nursing

October 2009

Runners raise more than $18,000 for breast cancer services

Four named master educators at Brody for 2009

NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission grant to expand AgriSafe and Certified 
Safe Farm programs

Story of Wright brothers' work continues to enthrall Tise

ECU sleep center accredited

Hardy named vice provost for student affairs at ECU

Three locations selected for community dental centers

Eleventh annual ECU Neuroscience Symposium to be Nov. 3

Ride with the Voice of the Pirates Oct. 24 to raise funds for nursing scholarship

ECU physicians named to annual 'Best Doctors' list

November 2009

Eighty-six health sciences faculty recognized for published works

Student arrested on false report charge

ECU to host UNC-TV's live broadcast of North Carolina Rising town hall meeting Nov. 18

Moving soon? ECU students urged to donate to Pirates Treasure project

ECU to mark International Education Week, Nov. 16-20

Cure for health care ills no easy fix, doctors say

College of Nursing holds second Unity Day

Trustees talk finances during regular meeting, Nov. 19-20

Accreditation assessment team to visit ECU, invites public comment

Increasing awareness about aphasia 

December 2009

Apprentice winner holds class in Greenville

ECU to host Great Decisions lecture series

Alderman to deliver commencement address

Joyner Library launches new digital collection

Dog spreads Christmas cheer at ECU

ECU holds annual fall commencement

Auction benefits family medicine residents fighting cancer