ECU to celebrate Founders Day

East Carolina University will celebrate Founders Day beginning at 9 a.m. April 25 in Hendrix Theatre, Mendenhall Student Center.

While commemorating the university’s founding in 1907, the event will include an awards day to recognize faculty, staff and students for their significant accomplishments during the past 12 months.

Among the awards that will be presented are the UNC Board of Governors Teaching Awards, the UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching, the UNC Board of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching Awards, the ECU Scholar-Teacher Awards, the lifetime and five-year Research and Creative Achievement Awards and the Centennial Awards for Excellence in Service, Leadership, Ambition and Spirit. Faculty members, staff members and students will also be inducted in the Servire Society, recognizing public service.