News & Events

Sep 13, 2021
  • Stephanie M. George

Stepping up in STEM: THRIVE@ECU Fall Events

After a successful launch last spring, THRIVE@ECU has planned a semester packed with learning opportunities! Please download our Fall 2021 Calendar.  THRIVE@ECU addresses biases entrenched in faculty recruitment, hiring, and...

Sep 01, 2021
  • Stephanie M. George

Community Building in STEM – Hosted by HCAS and Integrated Coastal Programs

May 06, 2021
  • Stephanie M. George

Grand Opening of THRIVE@ECU Office

THRIVE was excited to show off our new space in Bloxton House.  

Mar 25, 2021
  • Stephanie M. George

Shining a Light on Gender Equity in STEM

Blustery winds and ominous clouds could not keep a small group from gathering on the lawn of the Main Campus Student Center to watch the film, Picture a Scientist, and...

Mar 11, 2021
  • Stephanie M. George

THRIVE launches semester of learning opportunities

The official THRIVE@ECU launch on March 9 featured Dr. Beth Mitchneck, former NSF ADVANCE program officer and professor emerita at the University of Arizona.

Feb 28, 2021
  • Roger Green
  • Stephanie M. George

Advocates and Allies: Men Allies for Gender Equity

What is Advocates and Allies?  Advocates and Allies are men committed to personal action in support of women and gender equity.  Advocates and Allies programs equip men with the knowledge, skills,...

Feb 28, 2021
  • Stephanie M. George

Equity in the Academy: Launching THRIVE@ECU

THRIVE@ECU launches campus-wide with a semester packed with learning opportunities! Please download our Spring 2021 Calendar.  THRIVE@ECU addresses biases entrenched in faculty recruitment, hiring, and advancement. By implementing evidence-based strategies, THRIVE will change...

Feb 21, 2021
  • Stephanie M. George

Is ECU ready for sustainable institution transformation?

“Dear East Carolina University, do you want to tackle this work?”  Our guest speaker, Dr. Menah Pratt-Clarke, posed this question to a virtual room full of over 70 Deans and...

Jan 13, 2021
  • Crystal R. Chambers

Interview with Sydney J. Freeman, Jr., Professor of Leadership, College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, University of Idaho

In “Take this Assessment: Is Your Institution a Welcoming Place for Leaders of Color?,” Dr. Russell Thacker, a recent graduate and adjunct instructor at the University of Idaho, shared findings...

Jan 13, 2021
  • Kristen Myers

What is STEMinism?

Written by: Kristen Myers, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology The term, “STEMinism,” has become popular in recent years. There are STEMinist blogs and t-shirts.  Universities have designed STEMinist...