Dr. J. E. “Betsy” Tuttle-Newhall is the chair for the Brody School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery, making Brody the first medical school in the Southeast to have a female in that position.
Associate Professor Dr. Lisa Campbell has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the Dr. William H. Hendrix Psychology Faculty Excellence Award for excellence in scholarly achievements, teaching and mentoring activity, and service to the profession.
Dr. Kevin Woodrow, a recent graduate of the doctoral program in clinical health psychology, treats fellow veterans in a residential substance-abuse treatment program at a VA medical center in Wyoming.
Senior Brettelyn Knell received the Community Impact Award from North Carolina Campus Compact for her dedication to leadership and community service.
Shark expert and doctoral student Chuck Bangley's research rose to the forefront in the national news after a series of shark bites along the North Carolina coast last summer.
Alumnus Howell Binkley won a 2016 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design in a Musical for Hamilton.
Chancellor Steve Ballard received the Leo M. Lambert Engaged Leader Award from the North Carolina Campus Compact for his efforts to make ECU known as a leadership university, focusing on student success, service to the state and regional transformation in eastern North Carolina.
Marquita Hall, a nurse specialist in vascular surgery, was selected by her peers as the 2015 top nurse at ECU Physicians.
Associate professor Sharon Rogers invented and secured a U.S. patent for Sportscale, a device that weighs athletes and assesses their hydration needs to help prevent dehydration.
Graduate student and tuba player Zachary Grass was the only low brass instrumentalist to win the 2015 Yamaha Young Performing Artists competition.