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  • Jackie Jones Stone '64 and Her Twin Sister Jeannette Jones '64
    Jackie Jones Stone '64 and Her Twin Sister Jeannette Jones '64
    Finally, Jackie Jones Stone '64 and her twin sister Jeannette Jones '64...
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  • Ashleys Endow Two Scholarships for ECU
    Ashleys Endow Two Scholarships for ECU
    Ken Ashley was a self-described "rambunctious youth." That energy prompted him to join the Air Force when he graduated from high school...
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  • Despite Different Paths, Letter Brings Former Colleagues Together
    Despite Different Paths, Letter Brings Former Colleagues Together
    Both Tom and Karen Bartik were born and raised in New Jersey, but life and...
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  • Endowment Strengthens ECU's School of Music
    Endowment Strengthens ECU's School of Music
    You cannot spin 60 years of dedication to a particular craft any other way: Bea Chauncey lived for music.
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  • Estate Endows Scholarship at East Carolina University
    Estate Endows Scholarship at East Carolina University
    As a native and lifelong resident of eastern North Carolina, the late Geraldine Mayo Beveridge '39 knew firsthand how important East Carolina University...
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  • A Role Model For Future Generations: A Mother's Influence Carries On
    A Role Model For Future Generations: A Mother's Influence Carries On
    Clara Mason Boswell always encouraged her four children to do their best and...
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  • Grace Williams Ceruzzi
    Grace Williams Ceruzzi
    Though she isn't an alumnus, Grace Williams Ceruzzi says she recognized the passion of East Carolina University's alumni...
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  • An Ongoing Journey
    An Ongoing Journey
    Ann Neville entered East Carolina University in 1962, straight off her family's farm in Orange County, N.C. She was immediately challenged...
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  • John and Arminda Israel's Gift Impacts Multiple ECU Programs
    John and Arminda Israel's Gift Impacts Multiple ECU Programs
    Their Virginia license plate reads "OFF2ECU." They hold season tickets for...
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  • Returning Home to Make a Difference
    Returning Home to Make a Difference
    As budding professionals in late 1950s, first cousins Dr. Ken Phillips and Bobby Phillips pursued education and careers beyond the hills...
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  • Jim and Evelyn Kirkland
    Jim and Evelyn Kirkland
    On a fateful day in June 1960, when East Carolina student Jimmy Kirkland met fellow Pirate Evelyn Johnson on the steps of Wright Auditorium...
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  • Creating a Legacy of Generosity at ECU
    Creating a Legacy of Generosity at ECU
    Pat and Lynn Lane are purple and gold through and through. And with their current and future support of East Carolina University...
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  • Dr. Jesse R. Peel: Philanthropist
    Dr. Jesse R. Peel: Philanthropist
    Webster defines a philanthropist as a person who engages in an active effort to promote human welfare, especially as shown by gifts...
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  • A Song of Thanks
    A Song of Thanks
    William "Bill" Reinhart arrived at the School of Music at East Carolina in 1972. ECU's music program was the outstanding music program...
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  • A Father's Legacy
    A Father's Legacy
    Our journey to Laupus Library beganin 2010 shortly before my dad, Bernard Sandick, died. It was his profound wish that my husband George...
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  • Former Dean Sparrow forever tied to ECU
    Former Dean Sparrow forever tied to ECU
    It's immediately evident when entering their home that Dr. Keats and Mrs. Elizabeth Sparrow treasure their roots. Their walls are adorned...
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  • Strengthening the Future of Two Passions With One Gift
    Strengthening the Future of Two Passions With One Gift
    For Marie '74, '82 and James Thompson, supporting East Carolina University is a way to combine two loves: literature and East Carolina University.
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  • Dr. Paul and Kathryn Walker make unprecedented $500,000 gift
    Dr. Paul and Kathryn Walker make unprecedented $500,000 gift
    Dr. Paul Walker and his wife, Kathryn, have made an unprecedented donation to...
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  • Blount Family
    Blount Family
    Blount Family Continue Tradition of Support to East Carolina University with New Construction Management Scholarship...
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  • Raabs Bring Cancer Care to Eastern North Carolina
    Raabs Bring Cancer Care to Eastern North Carolina
    It is an even bet that anyone who has had cancer or whose family or friends have been touched by cancer knows Dr. Mary Raab...
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  • Honoring a Loving, Devoted Mother
    Honoring a Loving, Devoted Mother
    One crisp fall morning, Ora Watts was standing at the window in her kitchen and she spotted that familiar yellow school bus coming by her house.
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  • Living Life With No Regrets
    Living Life With No Regrets
    Richard Caudle went to high school like anyone else, but his teacher's recommendation that he apply to East Carolina University changed his...
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  • Doug Privette
    Doug Privette
    Doug Privette made academics a top priority upon matriculation at East Carolina University. The son of a Baptist minister knew his pursuit...
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  • Frances Wilson Massey '51
    Frances Wilson Massey '51
    After spending time with Frances Wilson Massey '51, one realizes three things: her love for education, her passion for textiles...
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  • Charles Saunders
    Charles Saunders
    Charles Saunders, a retired history instructor at Pitt Community College, created a comprehensive planned gift to strengthen multiple...
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  • ECU Alumna Honors Her Alma Mater
    ECU Alumna Honors Her Alma Mater
    Service has always been at the heart of East Carolina University. Its mission continues to inspire the next generation of leaders to carry the spirit of service into their professional and personal lives.
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  • You are Never Too Young to Think About the Legacy You Want to Leave
    You are Never Too Young to Think About the Legacy You Want to Leave
    Jason Lowry '99 was raised in Zebulon, North Carolina. He met Rodney Murray '02 in the 5th grade. They instantly became friends.
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  • The Englerts - The Heart of a Pirate
    The Englerts - The Heart of a Pirate
    Thinking about or planning a will can bring about an unsettling feeling of finality, but for some it's a chance to plant a seed for the future.
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  • Paying It Forward
    Paying It Forward
    There are times in your life where you sit back and look at all you have accomplished and you think about those who have helped you along the way.
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  • Tom Jones '64
    Tom Jones '64 grew up in Belhaven, North Carolina. His father, Theodore Jones, managed the Belhaven Fish amp; Oyster Co....
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Kendra Alexander Kendra Alexander
Gift and Estate Planning Officer
alexanderk@ecu.edu
252-328-9566
Greg Abeyounis Greg Abeyounis
Associate Vice Chancellor for University Development
abeyounisg@ecu.edu
252-328-9573
Mark Hessert Mark Hessert
Associate Executive Director of the Pirate Club
hessertm@ecu.edu
252-737-4543

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