Philanthropy Archives

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...

Robert and Amy Brinkley, left, and Pat and Lynn Lane, right, were honored by Chancellor Philip Rogers for their historic commitment to ECU.
May 17, 2023
  • Kristen Martin
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


In a milestone moment for East Carolina University, Chancellor Philip Rogers on Wednesday announced a combined $30 million commitment to the institution from Robert Gentry Brinkley ’78 and Amy Woods...

May 16, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Brody Brothers Endowment provides bridge to future funding

Researchers at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine aim to discover prevention and treatment protocols for many prevalent diseases which represent significant health challenges among the population of eastern North...

Current and past Brody Scholars gathered to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Brody Scholars program.
May 12, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


If not for the Brody Scholars Program Brandon Garcia, Grant O’Brien and Kayla Mayes may have become a leading magician, math teacher and real estate developer. Instead, all three graduated...

May 09, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Proud Pirate shares lessons with young students, new teachers

Excited voices and giggles rise around Crystal Hodges’ kindergarten classroom. Hodges ’03 ’05 stands and claps. Her class claps back in response and settles into quiet. Hodges choreographed the steps...

May 06, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Pirate graduates honored for giving

Nearly 300 of East Carolina University’s 2023 graduates donned a new honor cord in recognition of their philanthropy. The graduates wearing these cords at commencement demonstrated their commitment to ECU...