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May 16, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

Thompson Named New Faculty Fellow for Postdoctoral Affairs and Research Development

Research, Economic Development and Engagement welcomes Dr. Beth Thompson, associate professor of biology, as the new Faculty Fellow for Postdoctoral Affairs and Research Development. In this position, Thompson will lead the...

Mar 28, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

Engaging with Communities for Beneficial Collaborations

On March 4-5, 50 members of ECU’s faculty and staff embarked on a transformative excursion to eight community sites across seven eastern North Carolina counties for the 7th annual Purple...

Mar 25, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

2024 Research & Scholarship Awards

The annual Research & Scholarship Awards recognize excellence among artists, scholars, researchers and inventors at East Carolina University. Our faculty’s research and creative activities impact their field, their students, the...

Jul 10, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman

Faculty-led Teams Compete in Healthcare Innovation Pitch Competition

East Carolina University’s Office of Licensing & Commercialization partnered with Patient Safety Technology Challenge for the Healthcare Innovation Pitch competition at the Health Sciences Student Center on June 22. Ten...

Jul 07, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman

Wright Appointed to National Research Leadership Program

East Carolina University’s Dr. Heather Harris Wright will step into a national role with her new appointment to the sixth cohort of the Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities (APLU)...

Jun 28, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman

ECU Economic Development Academy Certifies Six Economic Developers

ECU’s Economic Development Academy certified six members as North Carolina economic developers during the 2022-2023 session. The program provides seasoned economic developers and those new to the field relevant and...

May 19, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman

Economic Development Program Tours Successes in Central NC

About 30 economic development professionals from across the state met at Central Carolina Community College in Sanford for a 2-day workshop focused on attracting new companies as well as retaining...

May 16, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman

SBTDC Hosts Junior Shark Tank Competition

The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at ECU hosted a Junior Shark Tank competition at John Cotton Tayloe Elementary School in Washington on May 10. SBTDC business counselors...

May 01, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman

Overton Pitch Competition Offers Seed Money to Student Micro-Enterprises

Five teams made up of ECU student entrepreneurs received the opportunity to pitch their business concepts in front of a panel of judges during the Overton Pitch Competition on Monday,...

Apr 27, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman

EOSA Celebrates Over A Decade of Engaged Work

Engagement and Outreach Scholars Academy (EOSA) participants from 2009 to present gathered on Friday, April 14, 2023 for the very first EOSA reunion. The event highlighted the work of some...