Joy Williams Archives

Wright Plaza on Campus
Apr 22, 2020
  • Cassie Guthrie

Hold Fast, Pirates

Hi Pirate Nation! As the weeks continue battling this pandemic, I hope you all are staying safe and healthy. During this time, this might be challenging for you, your family...

Black Pearl's Teammates
Mar 05, 2020
  • Emily Whaley

Transferring to ECU?

Considering transferring to ECU? Unsure about how the transition will go? Well if you are anything like me, you might be a little nervous about changing schools and moving to...

Feb 17, 2020
  • Cassie Guthrie

Undecided? Here’s My Journey

Dear future Pirates, If you are reading this before coming to ECU and are getting ready to pack your bags to start your new journey, I am sure you might...

Four members of the RISE29 team shake hands on stage
Jan 30, 2020
  • Matt Smith

Best for Innovation

East Carolina University’s student entrepreneurship program, RISE29, was honored for its co-curricular innovation by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) at its annual conference Monday in New...

Jan 29, 2020
  • Jules Norwood

Student Center Turns One

It seems like yesterday that dignitaries from East Carolina University and across the state gathered to cut the ribbon opening the Main Campus Student Center on 10th Street, but it...

Nov 20, 2019
  • Admissions
  • duncank16

Holiday Season or Finals Season?

The most wonderful time of the year is approaching! The holiday season of thanks and giving, going home to reunite with loved ones, the end of another semester of hard...

Oct 23, 2019
  • Admissions
  • duncank16

Cirque de Pirates Homecoming 2019

Come one, come all and observe the never before seen Cirque de Pirates! It’s Homecoming Week 2019 in Pirate Nation and the upcoming acts are ones you won’t want to...

Sep 18, 2019
  • Admissions
  • Ken Buday

ECU receives HEED Award for the eighth consecutive year

East Carolina University’s focus on diversity and inclusiveness has been recognized for the eighth consecutive year with the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. The HEED award, sponsored by...

Sep 11, 2019
  • Admissions
  • Jamie Smith

ECU welcomed one of the largest freshman classes in university history

After graduating a record-breaking number of students during the 2018-2019 academic year, East Carolina University welcomed the third largest freshman class in the university’s history this fall. “I believe we...

Sep 10, 2019
  • Admissions
  • Kristin Zachary

ECU Listed as a Top University in the Nation

East Carolina University is listed as a top university in the nation in a new ranking by U.S. News & World Report. ECU is one of the top five nationally...