App puts safety in hands of ECU community

One year ago, East Carolina University put safety into the hands of the campus community through the mobile safety app, LiveSafe. Since being introduced to the ECU campus in April 2016, students and employees have used the app to report tips ranging from attempted car break-ins and people loitering around buildings to loud noise and requesting help for a friend […]

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Future Pirates enjoy Admitted Students Day

The entire East Carolina University campus was all-hands-on-deck Saturday, April 1 for the Pirates Aboard! Admitted Students Day when more than 5,600 students and guests were in attendance. Admitted students were able to participate in a full day of sessions including presentations from their intended majors; updates from financial aid, housing, dining, and student life; campus tours; and an opportunity […]

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A commitment to fund international experiences

East Carolina University students will soon have access to additional international travel funding thanks to a commitment from Chancellor Cecil Staton and his wife, Catherine. The Statons have made a $100,000 commitment to endow the Cecil P. Staton and Catherine D. Staton Study Abroad fund. The donation will support international travel and educational opportunities for ECU students. “ECU is an […]

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Pirates rally for day of giving back

Alumni and friends of East Carolina University proved that the Servire spirit is alive both on and off campus. Pirate Nation Gives Back, the first-ever stand-alone day of service and philanthropy at ECU, was an overwhelming success on March 22 with more than $273,000 raised and hundreds of hours of service reported. Chancellor Cecil Staton and his wife, Catherine, charted […]

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ECU Prepares to Install 11th Chancellor

East Carolina University will install its 11th chancellor, Dr. Cecil Staton, during a ceremony Friday, March 24 at 10 a.m. in Wright Auditorium. Students, staff, faculty and community members are invited to attend. As part of Installation Week, Pirate Nation Gives Back, the first stand-alone 24-hour period focused on service and philanthropy, will take place Wednesday, March 22. It is […]

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Degree Programs Recognized

East Carolina University’s online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs have been recognized among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report. ECU’s online graduate programs in business, criminal justice, education and nursing as well as the online bachelor’s degrees are listed in U.S. News 2017 Best Online Programs announced Jan. 10. ECU’s online criminal justice graduate program placed the […]

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Holiday season tours and office hours

We hope that you enjoy spending a little extra time with loved ones this holiday season. This is such a wonderful time of the year! If your holiday activities bring you to the Greenville, NC area, we encourage you to add a campus visit to your itinerary. Please register your visit in advance by visiting our events calendar and registration page, located here. You […]

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Aiming High

The thing about Cecil Staton is that no matter how you try, you just can’t pin him down into one column. Is he an academic or an entrepreneur? A politician or an administrator? A moderate scholar or a conservative legislator? “It’s hard to get me in a box, though people try to do that,” East Carolina University’s new chancellor says […]

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