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Birthday Reception Marks November Philanthropy Week

As part of ECU's observance of National Philanthropy Week, Joyner Library commemorated the birthday of Verona Joyner Langford with a cake and refreshments in the Collaborative Learning Center. Pictured above, Lou Rook, an accountant at Joyner Library, left and Dawn Wainwright, marketing director with Academic Library Services, serve cake to students and other attendees.

Pictured at left, Emily Monk Davidson, spoke during the event about her relative’s gift of $8 million to the library after she died in 2000. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)


This story appeared originally in the Dec. 10, 2010 issue of Pieces of Eight. An archived version of that issue is available at