Erin Shaw Archives

Ron Clements ’06 and his wife, Patti, in front of their RV.
Oct 18, 2018
  • Erin Shaw

HOME RUN

During a summer baseball game between the Colorado Rockies and the Arizona Diamondbacks, a foster kid sat in the upper deck of Coors Field enjoying his first ever Major League...

Justin Spears (left), Scott Andrews, Tom Daniel, Jenny Sutton and Chris Denton in front of the new Main Campus Student Center.
Oct 08, 2018
  • Erin Shaw

LABOR OF LOVE

Tom Daniel has been working in construction for decades, but his latest project is by far the closest to his heart. Daniel, a ’92 and ’11 alumnus, is a senior...

Oct 04, 2018
  • Erin Shaw

ALTERNATIVE BREAK

East Carolina University students will travel to Washington, North Carolina, during fall break to volunteer with local nonprofit organizations and aid recovery efforts for Hurricane Florence. The three-day trip, offered...

Makayla Harris (left), Madison Weeks and Erin Mackey are the current Gordon Darragh scholarship recipients. Their four-year scholarship covers tuition, fees, room and board, and emphasizes leadership development. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Sep 21, 2018
  • Erin Shaw

ATTRACTING HIGH ACHIEVERS

A lesser-known scholarship at East Carolina University valued at up to $100,000 aims to attract high achieving students on par with North Carolina State’s Park Scholarship and the Morehead-Cain Scholarship...

ECU alumna Nia Franklin has been named Miss America 2019.
Sep 10, 2018
  • Erin Shaw

MISS AMERICA

Nia Franklin, a Winston-Salem native and East Carolina University music composition graduate, was crowned Miss America on Sunday night. Franklin is the 92nd Miss America and the first winner to...

East Carolina University sign
Jul 03, 2018
  • Erin Shaw

EXPANDING MEMBERSHIP

In order to better connect and engage with alumni, the East Carolina University Alumni Association is transitioning from its current transactional, dues-based membership model to one that includes all Pirate...

May 29, 2018
  • Erin Shaw

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 29, 2018
  • Erin Shaw

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...

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...

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

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...