These stories demonstrate the epitome of our commitment "to serve." Whether it is giving in the form of Time, giving in the form of Talent, or giving in the form of Treasure, these students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends, and donors are forever part of the ECU story.
More than 150 ECU alumni participated in the two spring Career Fairs held annually on campus. We encourage all alumni recruiters, company owners, etc. to contact Career Services if you are interested in future opportunities. Learn More
Thanks to a recent donation to the College of Business, the Student Pirate Investment Fund is set to go live. The $100,000 leadership gift by East Carolina University Trustee Bob Plybon, a graduate of the college, will be part of a graduate/undergraduate-level finance class where students will serve as investment advisors. They will construct, manage and monitor the fund using approaches employed by professional registered investment advisors. Read more
East Carolina University students on spring break took a trip to the beach, but instead of soaking up rays, helped build a living shoreline to protect habitat. Twelve ECU students traveled to Carteret County to work with the North Carolina Coastal Federation at Trinity Center at Pine Knoll Shores. Read more
The Women’s Roundtable is working to endow an Honors College Scholarship and an Access Scholarship. The Incredible Women Series is a chance to raise money for those scholarships to help the next generation of Incredible Women earn their degrees at ECU. To highlight the importance and the need for the scholarships, one former and four current students told the audience of nearly 300 how their scholarships have impacted their lives. Read more
The generosity of two former East Carolina University faculty members will soon provide $1.2 million for student scholarships. The gift comes from the estate of Eleanor and Paul Toll, who taught at ECU between 1937 and 1978. The funds will provide scholarships for students in the School of Music, where Eleanor Toll taught piano, and the sociology department, where Paul Toll was a faculty member. Read more
ECU faculty, staff, and students have worked in Windsor and Princeville since Hurricane Matthew struck October 8, 2016 to help recovery efforts. In Windsor, the flood damaged or destroyed 100 houses and 56 businesses, said Mayor Jim Hoggard. Nearly 200 people were evacuated from their homes. It was the fourth time in 17 years – and the second time this fall – that severe flooding has struck the town. Read more