Blog Archives

Nov 10, 2021
  • Jethro Libutan

ECU Football Game Day Traditions

Hello everyone! My name is Jethro Libutan and I am a freshman here at East Carolina University. One of my favorite things about East Carolina University is college football game...

Oct 08, 2021
  • Admissions

Tips for Fall Open House

Mark your calendars for October 16th because East Carolina University’s annual Fall Open House is an event you’re not going to want to miss! Open House is a great opportunity...

panoramic view of Gateway Residence Hall on College Hill
Oct 23, 2020
  • Nancy Childs

Finding My Home at ECU as a Transfer Student

Hello everyone! My name is Tonishka Adams, but I go by NeNe, and I am a transfer student at East Carolina University. I started my journey here at Pirate Nation...

Kappa Delta girls prepare for a party with balloon decorations
Oct 20, 2020
  • Nancy Childs

Melissa Caceres Finds Opportunity as a Transfer Student

ECU transfer student Melissa Caceres loves to stay busy. She is taking a full load of business courses at ECU while serving her sorority and working jobs she loves at...

Students walk among the fall leaves by the Rawl Building on the E C U campus
Sep 05, 2020
  • Admissions

Tips for Applying to ECU

Steps to Apply: 1. Create a Navigator account at This account will allow you to check on the status of your application. You can also sign up for a...

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...

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...

American flags on campus Mall by Joyner library
Oct 24, 2019
  • Nancy Childs

Serving Students Who Serve

For Joseph Ratte and Jeremiah Caudill, the transfer journey to ECU involved classes at their local community colleges and an around-the-world journey with the armed services. The Pirate Veterans Organization...