Erin Shaw Archives

May 16, 2019
  • Erin Shaw

Focusing the mind’s eye

How some of our most imaginative conjure their magic...

aerial view of Dickenson Avenue
Jan 11, 2019
  • Erin Shaw


Just a few years ago, a person could get lonely walking along Greenville’s Dickinson Avenue. Not anymore. The avenue and its 10 surrounding blocks have emerged as a dining scene...

Ron and Patti Clements pose in front of the RV they drove around the country and to Canada, taking foster children to Major League Baseball games.
Jan 10, 2019
  • Erin Shaw

Clements ’06 gives MLB experience to foster children

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

From left, Jennifer Bartels ’03 stars with Alicia Silverstone and Mena Suvari in “American Woman” on the Paramount Network.
Sep 18, 2018
  • Erin Shaw

'American Woman'

With her starring role in Paramount Network’s new dramedy “American Woman” alongside Alicia Silverstone and Mena Suvari, actress and Raleigh native Jennifer Bartels ’03 is enjoying a well-deserved moment in...

Born into a builder family, Marnie Oursler ’01 traded her softball cleats for a hard hat and now builds spectacular beach homes on the DIY Network.
Sep 17, 2018
  • Erin Shaw

Marnie Oursler’s BUILDING BIG

When Marnie Oursler was at East Carolina University, she packed her days with softball practices, sorority activities and a job at a real estate office, where she’d run around Greenville...

Joe Dooley
Sep 12, 2018
  • Erin Shaw

Dooley brings a new day for men’s basketball

In April, ECU’s new head men’s basketball coach Joe Dooley met with his players and asked them a question: Did they know their ring sizes? He was referring, of course,...

May 25, 2018
  • Erin Shaw

Lax to the max

MacKell Schultes Year: Sophomore Major: Business administration Hometown: Woodbury, N.J. Position: Midfield Feb. 18 was a historic day for ECU. The university’s new women’s lacrosse team scored its first victory...

May 14, 2018
  • Erin Shaw

ECU loses longtime supporter Walter Williams

Walter Williams ’51 ’55, one of ECU’s most loyal advocates and benefactors, died March 5. He was 88. Williams and his wife, Marie, have been champions of ECU programs across...