Welcoming New Pirates
First year students attend summer 2017 orientation
Ten two-day New Student Orientation sessions were offered throughout the summer of 2017, designed by the Office of Student Transitions to ensure incoming students are comfortable and informed before arriving to campus this fall.
build, update and repair
There were approximately 100 projects ongoing across main campus. More than $450 million in projects are under way or in the planning stages right now, from the $55 million southside expansion at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium to a new $90 million life sciences and biotechnology building.
World-renowned hand transplant surgeon
ECU alumnus Dr. Kodi Azari has received national attention for the successful hand transplantation he performed on Hollywood executive Jonathan Koch.
new Health Sciences Student Center
Students and employees on East Carolina University’s health sciences campus celebrated the grand opening of the new student center located within walking distance of classes and offices. The new facility adds conveniences like a gym, dining options and several satellite offices for campus services and programs.
New Leaders at ECU
integrating physician practices
ECU and Vidant Health announced the signing of a formal agreement to integrate ECU Physicians, the clinical practice of The Brody School of Medicine at ECU, with Vidant Medical Group, Vidant’s multi-specialty physician group subsidiary into the new entity created last year.