Ken Buday Archives

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....

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...

Mar 31, 2022
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ECU welcomes growing number of adult learners

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, self-described handyman Matt Rice mustered little work. He paints houses, repairs appliances and puts down tile, but with COVID concerns, he felt uncomfortable walking into strangers’ homes. That...

Mar 02, 2021
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Admitted students, parents enjoy first Pirates Aboard session

Jackson Faircloth looked at stacks of shirts in the Dowdy Student Store in the East Carolina University Main Campus Student Center. You could say purple and gold run through his...

Pirates Aboard Online
Mar 27, 2020
  • Ken Buday

Pirates Aboard Online

With the cancellation of the in-person Pirates Aboard Admitted Student Days, future students and their parents now have an online resource to provide information about East Carolina University and the...

Nov 27, 2019
  • Ken Buday

Career Kickstart

East Carolina University has built of reputation of landing jobs for its graduates. Matt Connor should know. The 2019 graduate in economics works at Gibson Consultants in Wilmington, and he...

Sep 18, 2019
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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...