Megan Wade Archives

Nov 09, 2023
  • Haven Bowers

Sailing Smoothly Through Final Exams

Ahoy, Pirates! As we hoist the flag of finals and prepare to navigate the treacherous waters of exams, it's time to muster our academic prowess and set sail toward success....

Oct 19, 2023
  • Jules Norwood

ECU students launch startup ideas for entrepreneurship challenge

More than 70 teams participated in the first round of the seventh annual Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge, competing for $170,000 in cash and in-kind prizes in the East Carolina University College of...

Oct 03, 2023
  • Ken Buday

ECU student receives $20k from MrBeast during campus walk

East Carolina University student Jack Costello had a good reason to hang up on his girlfriend — 20,000 of them to be exact. “I told her, ‘I think that’s MrBeast....

two brick buildings with arched porches and a fountain
Sep 19, 2023
  • Crystal Baity

ECU remains a top college in 2024 U.S. News rankings

East Carolina University is a top five school in North Carolina in best public schools and top 10 in the state in all national university categories in U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 Best Colleges...

Free App Week | October 16-20
Sep 05, 2023
  • Megan Wade

Free Application Week 2023

ECU is excited to offer a free application week October 16-20! Freshmen and transfers who apply via the ECU application, the Common App, or CFNC will automatically receive a waived...

lift trucks
Aug 11, 2023
  • Doug Boyd

ECU Renovations Elevating Learning, Research & Campus Life

The beep-beep of loaders, the rumbles of diesel engines and the whir of power tools have been steady reminders during the summer of construction work going on at East Carolina University....

Female student decorates room
Jul 21, 2023
  • Haven Bowers

Pack like a Pirate: 5 Packing Tips for Your First Semester at ECU

Moving into a dorm room for the first time can be a challenge. Living with someone in addition to having smaller living quarters takes adjusting to, but can be a...

Students walk to class
Jul 07, 2023
  • Haven Bowers

How to Make the Most of Your Summer Before ECU Fall 2023!

We are counting down the days until FDOC this August! But we can’t exactly speed up the calendar…so, whether you’re stuck inside with a bad sunburn or scouring the internet...

Parent takes a photo at E C U letters in front of the Main Campus Student Center
Mar 20, 2023
  • Haven Bowers

6 Ways to Make the Most Out of Pirates Aboard

Wondering how to make the most out of your visit to ECU during Pirates Aboard Admitted Student Day? Take a look at these 6 simple tips to make sure your...

Students pose with hooked fingers in vote t shirts
Mar 15, 2023
  • Crystal Baity

Alternative Spring Break Experiences

Sarah Elliott, Claire Mack and Tete Narh-Mensah spent last week at the coast, not an uncommon destination for East Carolina University students on spring break. The difference was their objective — they...