Erin Ward Archives

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Dec 08, 2020
  • Erin Ward


East Carolina University is committed to making education accessible for students who have academic potential but not the financial means to attend the university. More than 9,000 undergraduate students at...

Dec 08, 2020
  • Erin Ward

ECU’s planned giving society inducts new members

Each year, East Carolina University donors make planned gifts that pave the way for future students, faculty and pivotal projects. This year was no different, with donors supporting areas across...

Nov 17, 2020
  • Erin Ward


The value of a good education is proven 50,000 times over. That is the ironclad belief of Patricia Anderson, professor and interim chair of the Department of Elementary Education and...

Nov 12, 2020
  • Erin Ward
  • Michael Rudd


Two recent gifts from College of Business alumni will improve the college’s existing student success center and create a new faculty position. Steve Cunanan and his wife Ellen, both COB...

Nov 09, 2020
  • Erin Ward

Dowdy Student Stores raises $7,000 for military student scholarships

East Carolina University’s Dowdy Student Stores donated $7,000 on Nov. 2 to benefit an Air Force ROTC scholarship. The funds were raised from a portion of the sale of military...

Nov 06, 2020
  • Erin Ward


East Carolina University renamed two campus buildings in honor of former chancellors Steve Ballard and Richard Eakin during a ceremony Thursday at the Main Campus Student Center. The Student Recreation...

Nov 05, 2020
  • Erin Ward

Alumna publishes children’s book on NC’s Lumbee Tribe

As a member of the Lumbee Tribe, Christina Pacheco ’16 found it very hard to find children’s books on her Native American culture, let alone her specific tribe. When she...

Nov 02, 2020
  • Erin Ward


When Dr. Mary Katherine Lawrence moved to Morehead City 30 years ago to practice medicine, she was the only endocrinologist in town. Endocrinologists are doctors who treat disorders of the...

Oct 05, 2020
  • Erin Ward

Purple Gold Golf Open to return Oct. 16

REGISTER NOW Register for the Purple Gold Golf Open for a chance to take home a trophy and support student scholarships. While the pandemic has postponed nearly all ECU Alumni...

Sep 28, 2020
  • Erin Ward


East Carolina University started a polling center three years ago with the goal of conducting accurate election polling that could garner national attention. With the 2020 election season underway, those...