A commitment to fund international experiences

East Carolina University students will soon have access to additional international travel funding thanks to a commitment from Chancellor Cecil Staton and his wife, Catherine. The Statons have made a $100,000 commitment to endow the Cecil P. Staton and Catherine D. Staton Study Abroad fund. The donation will support international travel and educational opportunities for ECU students. “ECU is an [...]


Pirates rally for day of giving back

Alumni and friends of East Carolina University proved that the Servire spirit is alive both on and off campus. Pirate Nation Gives Back, the first-ever stand-alone day of service and philanthropy at ECU, was an overwhelming success on March 22 with more than $273,000 raised and hundreds of hours of service reported. Chancellor Cecil Staton and his wife, Catherine, charted [...]


Ribbon-cutting held for new student center

East Carolina University welcomed guests for a sneak peek of the new Health Sciences Student Center during a ribbon-cutting ceremony March 23. It is the first stand-alone student center on a medical campus in North Carolina and one of the few in the United States. Chancellor Cecil Staton joined Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Virginia Hardy to mark the [...]


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