Engagement Archives

Aug 08, 2019


Behind every successful business venture there’s a story. Rising East Carolina University junior Hunter Whittington spent his summer telling those stories as an SECU Public Fellows Intern with the Beaufort...

Aug 08, 2019


East Carolina University students made their impact felt across eastern North Carolina this summer as part of the North Carolina State Employees Credit Union Public Fellows Internship program. The program...

Jul 26, 2019

Students Get New Look at Technology at MIS STEM Camp

A deep dive into business technology highlighted the 2019 Management Information Systems (MIS) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Camp this week at East Carolina University. The camp hosted 16...

May 17, 2019


An East Carolina University associate professor will travel to Zambia next year to assist in water quality testing of the African nation’s groundwater system. Alex Manda, a hydrogeologist in the...

Photo of KC-130 tanker aircraft
Apr 29, 2019

Researchers Explore Opportunities at Air Station

ECU researchers received a tour and overview of Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point on April 26, opening the door for new research opportunities with the air base. The group...

Jay Golden speaks at Economic Growth Collaboratory Meeting
Apr 29, 2019

Farmers, Experts Partner

Farmers, farm advocates and experts at East Carolina University are working to fuel economic growth through agriculture as part of its new Economic Growth Collaboratory. The groups met April 23...

Undergraduate student presents at 2019 Research and Creative Activity Awards
Apr 12, 2019


East Carolina University researchers shared their work with the community as part of the university’s 13th annual Research and Creative Achievement Week. Nearly 400 oral and poster presentations – including a...

Bus Tour Group Photo
Mar 14, 2019


East Carolina University’s second annual Purple and Golden Bus Tour rolled out of Greenville on March 4, making 10 stops while traveling 423 miles over two days in eastern North...

Student shares business idea
Feb 18, 2019

Funding Entrepreneurs

East Carolina University received a $1 million award from the Golden LEAF Foundation to support rural economic prosperity through innovation and entrepreneurship. The grant, awarded on Feb. 7, will support...

Jan 30, 2019


East Carolina University reinforced its commitment to drive economic growth in the region Monday with the announcement of a new Economic Growth Collaboratory. More than 100 industry and community leaders...