Philanthropy Archives

Aug 24, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Brinkley-Lane Scholars program commences with donor honors

The new school year also marked the beginning of a new era in the East Carolina University Honors College as Dean Dr. Todd Fraley introduced the newest class of Brinkley-Lane...

Aug 23, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray

ECU’s Harriot College names Ewen to distinguished professorship

East Carolina University’s Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences has named Dr. Charles Ewen, professor of anthropology, to the college’s prestigious rank of distinguished professor. Ewen is the college’s...

Aug 17, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

$60K gift provides more access to dental care

The East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine is able to support more rural underserved North Carolinians with dental care needs thanks to a first-time gift from The Leon Levine...

East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine students celebrate alongside state legislators and the chancellors of ECU and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke after the signing of an early assurance agreement creating a pathway to ECU’s dental school for UNCP students.
Aug 11, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens


Ten years ago, Dr. Kennedi Stewart Henry began her undergraduate journey at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. One year ago, she embarked upon a career in dentistry in...

Pirate Nation has raised $503.7 million and counting in the Pursue Gold campaign.
Aug 09, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


East Carolina University is painting the Pursue Gold campaign purple as gifts supporting the Jeff Charles Scholarship fund have taken the comprehensive campaign over its $500 million goal. Pirate Nation...

Monique Howell, a first year medical student in East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine, receives her white coat during the university's annual White Coat Ceremony on Friday.
Jul 28, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda
  • Spaine Stephens


Lifelong dreams came one step closer to reality for the newest class of students in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University as they were officially welcomed during...

East Carolina University sign when entering campus.
Jul 27, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


Donors contributed nearly $100 million in philanthropic support for East Carolina University in 2022-23, making it the most successful fiscal year fundraising endeavor of the comprehensive Pursue Gold campaign and...

Jul 18, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Hamilton named ECU’s assistant vice chancellor for corporate and foundation relations

Sharon Hamilton has been promoted to assistant vice chancellor for corporate and foundation relations (CFR) at East Carolina University. Hamilton has been with University Advancement since 2001 and initiated the CFR...

Jul 14, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Chancellor’s Society event celebrates donors, campus wellness

Khloe Daniels saw the 27-foot climbing wall at the Eakin Student Recreation Center (ESRC) and lined up to take her turn. Just tall enough to pass the height restriction, the...

Jun 22, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

NC-STeP sites selected to provide mental health services for children

Six pediatric primary care sites have been selected to provide mental health services for children and adolescents in North Carolina as part of the expansion of the North Carolina Statewide Telepsychiatry...