Author: Erin Shaw

May 09, 2018
  • Erin Shaw

PARKER PIRATES

They share the same name, the same parents and the same love of East Carolina University. Now, the Parker quadruplets are finished with their first year of college. Payton, Patrick...

May 02, 2018
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Hannah Coalson

Community is what drew Hannah Coalson to East Carolina University and the Honors College. “I really liked the feel of it. And that you get to room with people that...

May 02, 2018
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Katelyn McKinney

A love of horses and an interest in psychology made Katelyn McKinney want to pursue equine-assisted therapy in college and beyond. Being an EC Scholar means she’ll have extra support...

Chancellor Cecil Staton awards the Amethyst vase twice a year to individuals, couples, foundations, and corporate partners who generously support ECU.
Apr 23, 2018
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TEST-videos

Thanks to donor initiatives, an East Carolina University student with dyslexia is succeeding in his classes, a nursing student with financial need is getting help paying for her education, and...

Chancellor Cecil Staton awards the Amethyst vase twice a year to individuals, couples, foundations, and corporate partners who generously support ECU.
Apr 20, 2018
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CHANCELLOR’S AMETHYST

Thanks to donor initiatives, an East Carolina University student with dyslexia is succeeding in his classes, a nursing student with financial need is getting help paying for her education, and...

Walter Williams, who was honored during ECU’s 2010 Homecoming Parade, was one of the university’s most loyal advocates and benefactors.
Mar 05, 2018
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LOYAL ADVOCATE

Walter Williams, one of East Carolina University’s most loyal advocates and benefactors, died in the early morning hours of March 5, 2018. He was 88. Williams and his wife Marie...

A $75,000 fund will create scholarships for public health students.
Feb 08, 2018
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‘EVEN STRONGER’

A new public health scholarship will help East Carolina University students interested in working in long-term care, an increasingly important area of study as the state and nation’s population ages...

Brody School of Medicine (Photo by Gretchen Baugh)
Feb 02, 2018
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FINDING A CURE

Every day, ECU’s Brody School of Medicine teems with professors and students pipetting cell cultures, analyzing tissues and eyeballing microscopes in the name of cutting-edge research. The Brody Brothers Foundation...

Members of the Marching Pirates provided musical entertainment for the Nov. 9 ECU Board of Trustees dinner, featuring the presentation of the Chancellor’s Amethysts. (Photos by Will Preslar)
Nov 14, 2017
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AMETHYST AWARDS

Chancellor Cecil Staton awarded three of his Chancellor’s Amethysts at the East Carolina University Board of Trustees dinner Nov. 9. The Chancellor’s Amethyst is a special recognition of philanthropic commitment...

Oct 30, 2017
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MAJOR LEAGUE

As the Houston Astros clinched a victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in a home run happy Game 5 of the World Series on Oct. 29, East Carolina University alumnus Scott...