Giving to the 1962 Society

Join the 1962 Campaign: Become a Member To honor the matriculation of ECU’s first student and graduate, Laura Leary Elliott, in 1962 and the historic presence of African-Americans at East Carolina, alumni are being asked to join the 1962 Society. Society members will contribute $1,962 each academic year to fund the Laura Leary Elliott Memorial Scholarship. Alumni will also be encouraged to support at various levels. The scholarship is administered by the 1962 Society Steering Committee and supported by the Division of Student Affairs.

Become a Founding Member Today!  Consider a gift or pledge of $1,962 or greater before Homecoming 2015!

1962 Society Annual Giving Levels

Student               $19.62
Pioneers             $100-$499
Trailblazers        $500-$999
Legacy               $1,000-$1,961
1962 Society      $1,962-$4,999
Servire Society   $5,000

Gifts at the Legacy level and above will also receive Chancellor’s Society recognition by the East Carolina University Foundation, Inc.

By Mail
Student Affairs Development
East Carolina University
210 Whichard Building, Mail Stop 146
Greenville, NC 27858

Online Giving
Please visit to make your annual 1962 Society gift. Please use the 1962 Society giving levels as a guide to making your gift or pledge.

Planned Giving
Please contact Student Affairs Development or a member of our ECU Planning Giving staff to discuss leaving a lasting legacy to East Carolina.


For additional information about the event, nominations and sponsorship, please contact us at or call 252-737-4827.