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March 2011 through July 2011

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July 2011

Visiting Greenvilletclark

ECU alumnus Ron Clark was back in Greenville July 26, speaking at Barnes and Noble about his new book, "The End of Molasses Classes."  Read more...

Classes endempty-classroom-desk1

ECU's 2nd session summer school and 11-week session classes end July 28. Exams will be held on Friday and final grades are due by Monday, Aug. 1. View academic calendars.

Women's health and art exhibit

A panel discussion on women's health issues will be held July 26, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Laupus Library, 4th floor, in conjunction with the exhibit "Wearing our Insides Out: Women's Health and Art," a show by ECU graduates Catherine Billingsley and Maria Modlin. Read more...

Summer Guitar Workshopfrank

The annual ECU Summer Guitar Workshop will be held July 10 - 13 with ECU music professor Elliot Frank  as director. Targeted instruction for all ages, solo competition, teacher training. For more details, visit

Holiday coming upjuly4th

ECU will be closed Monday for the July 4th holiday. View 2011 holiday schedule.

June 2011

Open forums set to discuss master planplan

Master plan consultants will be on campus this week to discuss the final draft of the ECU campus master plan. As part of the process, ECU will hold open forums to discuss the master plan on June 29. Read more...

Videoconferencing tools workshopskype-logo

ITCS will offer a one-hour workshop introducing videoconferencing tools available at ECU and how they can be used inside and outside the classroom, June 29 at 2 p.m. Sign up at For more information, visit

Second summer session starts Thursdaywalkingoncampus

Classes begin for ECU's second summer session on June 23. Session two will run through July 28. Download Summer Session 2011 calendar.

Albright to present Kerouac classAlbright

ECU English professor Alex Albright will present a Lifelong Learning Program class on the Beat Generation and Jack Kerouac’s role in it, June 21 in Braswell Library, Rocky Mount. Read more...

Meeting a vital needblood drive

At blood drives held in ECU's Student Recreation Center and at Laupus Library, the American Red Cross collected nearly 100 units. Read more…


Floating on Fridaysfloat

The Campus Recreation and Wellness Office is sponsoring a Friday Float & Sweet Treat event June 10 from 11 a.m. to noon. Participants can paddle on canoe or kayaks the water trails around Greenville, Little Washington and Pitt County. Read more or visit the CRW site.

ECU Club Baseball wins NCBA World Seriestregionals

The ECU club baseball team won their first-ever National Club Baseball Association World Series June 1, defeating Florida State 10-3. Read more...

Taking up the slacktblooddrive

Students have left for the summer, but the need for blood transfusions remains. ECU faculty and staff are asked to take their turn with a blood drive June 7, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., at SRC Court #5. Read more... 

May 2011

Team Buildingtropes2

Participants in the ECU Summer Program for Future Doctors enjoy team-building exercises on campus. Read more...

Coach Rock Golf Classicroggeman

The first Coach Rock Golf Classic is set for May 20 at Ironwood Country Club. The tournament is held in memory of Coach Roggeman, former assistant ECU football coach who died of non-Hodgkin's lymphona June 14, 2010. Funds will support cancer research. Read more...

Commencement set for May 6ECgrads

U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will deliver the spring 2011 commencement address at ECU May 6 at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. Processional begins at 9 a.m. More details...

April 2011

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On the first Tuesday of each month (May 3 is next), the University Environment Committee sponsors Green Get to ECU Day. Employees are urged to leave cars at home and arrive on campus using the transit system, on foot or by bicycle. Read more…

Hammocks on the mallcaptioncontest

The Kansas City Star is using a photo taken of students in hammocks on the ECU mall  for their weekly caption contest. Read more...

Educating teacher educatorstclinical

ECU hosted 292 clinical teachers and supervisors of student teachers at the 2011 Spring Clinical Teacher Conference. Read more...

Hamstring Winnerhamstring1

First-year medical student at the Brody School of Medicine Sebastian DeMarco, number 22, was the first place runner in the 17th annual Hamstring Hustle 5K Run/Walk April 16. The race is presented by the Medical Student Council at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Proceeds benefit the ECU Pediatric Healthy Weight Research and Treatment Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children achieve a healthy weight and improve their nutrition.

Easter Egg Hunt basket

Phi Sigma Pi will hold an Easter Egg Hunt from noon to 4 p.m., April 16 on the ECU Mall.

Aphasia: Stroke at 44CarlColor

The short film, "Aphasia," will be screened at 6:30 p.m. April 13, at the East Carolina Heart Institute. The film tells the true story of Carl McIntyre, a North Carolina man who had a massive stroke at age 44 and now lives with aphasia, which impairs the ability to process language. McIntyre will answer questions at the event. Read more...


1,000 Kisses on campus

Classical studies professor John Given will direct a world-premiere staged reading of "A Thousand Kisses," a new radio play by academy-award winning screenwriter Frederic Raphael, based on the life of Roman poet Gaius Valerius Catullus. A number of ECU faculty members will participate in the readings. Set for 8 p.m., April 11, Room C209 Science and Technology Building. Free. For more details, visit

Voice of the Panthersmixontn

Mick Mixon, the play-by-play voice of the Carolina Panthers, spoke to instructor Charles Twardy's media writing class in the School of Communication March 30.

March 2011

Live...from Iraq...It's Monday Night!midnightspecial2s

In an event dubbed the "Midnight Special," ECU students stayed up late for a first-ever campus get together with their peers at Kufa University in Iraq. Read more...


Open Forums

Four scheduled forums this week will give faculty, staff and students a look at the latest plans for growth for the ECU Campus. Read more...

tnmonksTibetan Monks

Buddhist monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery visited the East Carolina University campus the Mystical Arts of Tibet tour to raise awareness of Tibetan civilization and contribute to world peace through sacred art.  For slideshows and more information about the Mystical Arts of Tibet tour, visit (Photos by Cliff Hollis)

Croatan Renovated


Former students who remember the Croatan from its early years will be surprised to learn where they used to pop in for a soft drink has been replaced with a building housing two full-service restaurants. Read more...