Awards Day, Founders Day celebrations to be held April 25

The Annual Awards Day and Founders Day celebration at East Carolina University will be held from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. April 25 at Hendrix Theatre, Mendenhall Student Cetner on campus.

ECU faculty and staff are presented with awards during the 2011 celebration. (Photo by Cliff Hollis)

At the time, the university will celebrate the accomplishments, achievements and special recognitions due to members of the faculty, staff and administration, while commemorating the founding of East Carolina in 1907.

Recognitions to be announced include: 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, ECU Scholar-Teacher Awards, ECU Alumni Association Awards, the Robert L. Jones Award for Outstanding Teaching, Lifetime and Five-year Achievement awards, the Alumni Association Awards for Outstanding Teaching, the Max Ray Joyner Award for Faculty Service through Continuing Education, the James L. Talton Jr. Leadership Award and induction into the Servire Society.

A reception will follow in the Cynthia Lounge.