Philanthropy Archives

Oct 23, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

ECU dental school day of care for veterans expands to Spruce Pine

Fourth-year East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine student William Via’s rotation at the school’s community service learning center (CSLC) in Spruce Pine handed him the opportunity to care for...

The Bryan family of Vanceboro shares deep ties and long legacy with ECU. (ECU Photo by Rhett Butler)
Oct 17, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


Many families have legacy ties and deep connections to East Carolina University. The late Maude Lena Gatlin Bryan’s life story is so richly connected to ECU that it mirrors and...

Oct 17, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

ECU alumnus Richard Twilley excited for ‘awesome job’ as homecoming grand marshal

Alumnus Richard Twilley ’89 will have a view from the front of the East Carolina University homecoming parade Saturday after being chosen to serve as grand marshal of the Pirate...

Oct 11, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Faculty, staff donors give ECU time, talent and treasure

East Carolina University’s faculty and staff demonstrate their dedication to the university’s mission in their daily efforts to educate students and manage its programs. Many go beyond their work commitments...

One benefit of the record sponsored activities funding is the chance for students to participate in faculty-led research projects for hands-on learning. (Photos by News Services)
Oct 11, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman


Breaking Down the Numbers Of the $85.6M: Brody School of Medicine secured the top amount at $29.7M, followed by the College of Health and Human Performance at $13.6M $18M funded...

Oct 04, 2023
  • ECU Advancement

ECU Alumni Association announces new board members

The East Carolina University Alumni Association (ECUAA) welcomed six new members to its board of directors. The newly elected members Joel Banjo-Johnson, Robert Heddrick, Angela Hill, Nadia Jones, Kenneth Nealy...

Oct 02, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


ECU is a tradition for Nelson family Zoe Nelson always wanted to attend East Carolina University. The freshman from Wilmington made that plan a reality, following a family tradition in...

East Carolina University State Employees’ Credit Union Scholars share their appreciation with SECU Foundation representatives at the inaugural SECU People Helping People Scholars Luncheon.
Sep 28, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


Since 2005, the State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Foundation has invested more than $7 million in the success of East Carolina University students. The organization’s partnership with ECU was celebrated...

Sep 26, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

ECU Foundation welcomes new board members

East Carolina University alumni and a current ECU student are among eight new members of the ECU Foundation board of directors. Taylor Chappell, Gordon Darragh, Barbara Dominick, Jessica Gorall, Adam Keen, Brian Miller, Christina...

Sep 19, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray

ECU’s Harriot College celebrates student scholarship recipients, thanks donors

East Carolina University’s Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences celebrated students and thanked its generous donors at the college’s eighth annual scholarship luncheon on Sept. 15 in the Main...