Camille Alston is a junior education major and a second generation ECSU student.
Sanda Oo has her sights set on success with the goal of becoming a pharmaceutical scientist.
Nyla Harris, a biology (pre-dentistry) major will continue her professional studies while serving as an Army officer.
Robert Boone has been a campus leader at ECSU and now he's ready to take on the world of higher education administration.
Chorn Poyner realized his goal of becoming president of ECSU’s Student Government Association. Now the business administration major is ready to get to work.
Arielle Beamon is a Viking legacy, and an example of Viking Pride. The 2017-18 Miss ECSU was practically groomed to be a part of this university family.
Daquan Neal, Viking quarterback, finds leadership skills in his time on the gridiron.
English MajorSenior, December Graduate
"About halfway through my first semester, no less than that, I was hooked.
"It's been a journey, finding what I truly enjoy, a career path, personal time. It's been a transitional period, and that's been an amazing thing to experience."
When Kiana Rivers was a freshman at Elizabeth City State University, she had her eye on a degree in pharmaceutical science.
Sasha decided to attend ECSU because of the university’s small and nurturing environment, the hands on experience, and the close interaction with her instructors.
Engineering technology with a concentration in mechanical automation and roboticsSenior
Darius Witherspoon is a senior with a gift for technology.
“Like so many others, ECSU has been a beacon of hope for me”
“My advice for other students would be to take advantage of the small class sizes and really get to know your professors...”
"Once I found out I had the opportunity to be here at ECSU, I decided to major in graphic design,"
“I grew up in the Shenandoah Valley, so it should be no surprise that hiking and photography are two of my favorite outdoor pastimes.”
Welcome Back Week with Tyler Futell. ECSU 2014 Freshman.
I’ve started a business here in Elizabeth City and my dream is to get that going and self-sustaining and then continue my dream to
Take advantage of everything this institution offers. Get involved, apply for scholarships, get to know your professors. But by all means, seriously consider ECSU. It’s a good place.
Valerie’s curiosity has paid off, because now, after four years at ECSU, she’s headed to one of the pre-eminent schools of journalism...
“The VANS students made me immediately feel like I belonged at ECSU. In short, I came to ECSU because it felt right and because it made sense.
I graduated in May, 2014 and was so proud to be able to show my kids that diploma, to be a real, living role model for them.
I looked at other schools, but decided on ECSU because they treated me like family from the first day of contact...
I gradually figured out that I was interested more in the technical processes versus constructing things, so I developed a love of programming
“I was lucky. I could have migrated to the streets like some of my high school classmates did, but I had loving support all around me, even though we didn’t have much.
I was lucky. I could have migrated to the streets like some of my high school classmates did, but I had loving support all around me, even though we didn’t have much.
“Three things about ECSU impressed me right away - the heritage of the school as a teaching institution, the Viking Spirit that the admissions counselor showed and the small class sizes
I had decided that I probably wouldn’t be able to make a career of song and dance, but I wanted to somehow find a way to pursue that passion, going forward
When it came time to think about college, I naturally looked for places where I could indulge my passion for aviation and...