Crystal Baity Archives

two brick buildings with arched porches and a fountain
Sep 19, 2023
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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...

Students pose with hooked fingers in vote t shirts
Mar 15, 2023
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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...

Jul 05, 2022
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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...

Jul 29, 2021
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ECU recognized for supporting student veterans

East Carolina University has once again been ranked as a top university for U.S. veterans and military service members. “Student veterans bring a wealth of positive attributes to the campus...

May 18, 2021
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ECU’s commitment to first-generation students

Left to right, Cheyenne Kober, Kayla Brown, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Dr. Virginia Hardy, Jocelyne Alfaro-Ruiz and Mohammad Sarsour attended the National First-Generation Celebration in 2019. (Contributed photo) Being...

Mar 06, 2019
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Serving Others

Service-minded students from East Carolina University spent part of their spring break on a blustery, overcast Monday cleaning up Old River Road north of the Tar River. Students picked up...