ECU celebrates spring commencement

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – East Carolina University hosted spring graduation ceremony Friday morning.

The university says 15,000 to 20,000 people were at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium for graduation ceremonies that began at 10:00 a.m.

More than 3,800 students will graduate.

Ronnie Barnes, vice president of medical services for the National Football League and head athletic trainer for the New York Giants, was the keynote speaker

Additional departmental recognition ceremonies are scheduled at multiple locations on ECU’s main campus and health sciences campus throughout Friday and Saturday.