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Free App Week September 25-29
Sep 05, 2023
  • Megan Wade

Free Application Week 2023

ECU is excited to offer a free application week September 25-29! Freshmen and transfers who apply via the ECU application, the Common App, or CFNC will automatically receive a waived...

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....

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...

Jan 25, 2023

ECU, UNC School of Pharmacy establish early assurance program

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, the No. 1 pharmacy school in the country, and East Carolina University have established an early assurance program. This partnership means current and incoming ECU students...

Nov 16, 2022

MrBeast To Partner With ECU

East Carolina University and MrBeast are announcing an exclusive partnership aimed at developing a credentialing program to help solve the creator industry’s growing demand for a skilled workforce pipeline. Valued by Fast Company...

Nov 02, 2022
  • Jamie Smith

First Global Fellows Cohort

East Carolina University welcomed its first group undergraduate students to the Global Fellows program this fall. Twenty-four students were selected for the program designed to help develop leaders in our increasingly global world...

Sep 12, 2022
  • Michael Rudd

Isley Innovation Hub Opens

In 2017, Van and Jennifer Isley gave a $2 million gift to establish a place where East Carolina University students can have “creative collisions,” which produce innovation and entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship...

Jul 05, 2022
  • Crystal Baity

Orientation assistant alumni help welcome new Pirates

With in-person new student orientation back in full force at East Carolina University, chants of “purple and gold” and “no quarter” have been roaring through the Main Campus Student Center. This year, orientation...

Jun 09, 2022
  • Ronnie Woodward

In The Jungle: ECU to host baseball super regional

The Clark-LeClair Stadium Jungle section for East Carolina baseball fans will be buzzing at an all-time high this weekend for the first-ever NCAA super regional games held on East Carolina University’s campus. When the...

Apr 28, 2022
  • Ken Buday

New Life Sciences and Biotechnology Building

East Carolina University’s Life Sciences and Biotechnology Building opened in November, and bioprocess engineering students are already glowing about the new space. “It’s really, really cool,” said Luciano DeRose, a junior...