Doug Boyd Archives

5th Street in Uptown Greenville
Jan 18, 2019
  • Doug Boyd

STRATEGY FOR SUCCESS

People are used to Greenville growing. Why, Greenville Boulevard used to be a dirt road. But the primary places you see dirt now are at the dozens of construction sites...

Michael Hinson
Jan 17, 2019
  • Doug Boyd

STUDENT SNAPSHOT

Watching from his home in Wake Forest, ECU freshman Michael Hinson wasn’t satisfied with the Hurricane Florence relief efforts he saw online. So he and some friends decided to start...

Kathryn Carson
Jan 10, 2019
  • Doug Boyd

Fairways and greens

Kathryn Carson Year: Sophomore Major: Exercise physiology Hometown: Mooresville Kathryn Carson spends a lot of time sending balls soaring through the air at ECU’s golf facility at Ironwood Country Club...

From left, Dave Hart, special advisor to the chancellor for athletics, football coach Mike Houston, athletic director Jon Gilbert, and Chancellor Cecil Staton are shown during Houston’s introductory news conference Dec. 4 in the Murphy Center.
Jan 03, 2019
  • Doug Boyd

Gilbert takes athletics helm, Houston to lead football

New ECU football coach Mike Houston put his own affirmation on the Pirate gridiron mantra at his introductory news conference Dec. 4. “I promise you, there will be no quarter,...

Keith Parnell
Sep 18, 2018
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5 MINUTES WITH KEITH PARNELL ’88

Position: Senior aerospace science instructor, Jones Senior High School, Trenton Degree: Bachelor’s degree in biology Hometown: New Bern “It is easy to say that my days at ECU helped shape...

Marshall Moore ’92 writes about Chinese ghosts in his latest novel.
Sep 18, 2018
  • Doug Boyd

INHOSPITABLE SPIRITS FILL NOVEL ABOUT AN AMERICAN IN ASIA

From Havelock to Hong Kong, Marshall Moore ’92 has a lot to write about. The Hong-Kong based author and college professor has published his fourth novel, Inhospitable, about an American...

Adam O'Connor
Sep 18, 2018
  • Doug Boyd

Student Snapshot

Hometown: Mobile, Alabama Major: Fourth-year medical student at the Brody School of Medicine Career goals: Become an emergency medicine physician with a fellowship in sports medicine After a standout career as...

May 21, 2018
  • Doug Boyd

FROM THE MINOR LEAGUES TO THE LLWS

Last fall in his Winterville office at Albemarle Bank – a Little League World Series plaque on the table behind him – Brian Fields ’98 ’01 described the similarities between...

May 21, 2018
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5 minutes with Melisa Ball ’08

Position: Manufacturing engineer, welding and fabrication, BSH Home Appliances Corp., New Bern Degree: Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering technology, mechanical design concentration and a minor in business Hometown: Clayton “We...

May 18, 2018
  • Doug Boyd

Student Snapshot

Hometown: Morganton Major: Public health studies, community health concentration Year: Senior Career goals: Become a physician assistant and operate a clinic Why did you choose ECU? The reason I came...