alumni news

LLC Alumni News

If you are an English or Communications graduate of ECSU and you are not listed here, contact Dr. Eric Weil: If you are listed here and you have an update, contact Dr. Weil.



  • Azaglo, Priscilla: Miami, FL. Program coordinator and magazine editor for Recapturing the Vision, a non-profit serving inner-city youth with courses on self-development and character building.
  • Bellows, Von (DaWizard): Grad student at Academy of Art University in San Francisco studying Multimedia Communication.
  • Edwards, Valerie: Grad student at Columbia University.
  • Estes, Randi: is joining the US Air Force Reserves.
  • Fuller, Krystal: works for Home Depot in the Atlanta area.
  • Masiello, Chris Ann: Published an article: “Romanticism: New Waves of Imaginative Thinking.” 
    Explorations, the Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity for the State of North Carolina Volume VII, 2012.  87-92. Faculty Mentor: Tatiana Tagirova
  • White, Terance: Greenville, NC. Teaching at White Oak High School. Hoping to begin graduate study in film production soon.



  • Collins, Jesse: Miami, FL. Ensign and Marine Inspector in the US Coast Guard.
  • Harrison, Anthony Greatness: Charlotte NC. Teaching and nearing completion of my Master's in Education specializing in Leadership and Higher Learning.
  • McKoy, Temptaous Starr: Savannah, GA. Working on masters degree in Professional Communications and Leadership at Armstrong State University.
  • Miller, Alan: Greensboro, NC. Married Shalisa Spence. In grad school at UNC Greensboro.
  • Miller, Shalisa (Spence): Greensboro, NC. Married Alan Miller. In grad school at NC A&T University.
  • Sellers, Kelsie Kelz: Charlotte, NC. Bilingual customer service specialist for the Girl Scouts. “I enjoy giving back, influencing young women, and forever carrying my HBCU with me.”
  • Simmons, Daquan: Plymouth, NC. Teaching high school English.
  • Wilks, Pedro (ChosenMan): Durham, NC. Working in Marketing.



  • Bass, Aaron: Tutoring at COA in Elizabeth City.
  • Brown, Jasmine: MA in New Media and Journalism from Full Sail University in Dec. 2013. Integrated Marketing Manager and National Sales Coordinator at Radio One Inc., in Raleigh, NC.
  • Calloway, Brittaney CinnamonBrown: working at BET in Content Management as a Quality Control Operator. In grad school at Trinity Washington University working on an MA in Communications
  • McGowan, Camille: Hampton Roads, VA. Mental health counselor. Working on EMBA.
  • Umphlett, Lindsey: Teaching 9th & 11th grade at Pasquotank High School.
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  • Cannon, Michael: Greenville, NC. Teaching middle school English.
  • Jones, Amber (Lester): Jacksonville, NC. High school English teacher (9th and 11th grade). Happily married (since May 15, 2010).


  • Deez, Mone’t: Elementary school teacher. Jan. 2015 will begin Masters degree at UNC Greensboro to become a reading specialist.
  • Evans, Delores: Kodiak, Alaska. Appraiser Technician for the Kodiak Island Borough Assessor’s Office.
  • Hayes, Cindy: Elizabeth City. Teaches basic skills at College of the Albemarle. She does the signing at all ECSU ceremonies.
  • Sawaneh, Salimatu Sillah: Working on a Masters in Counseling after teaching English in South Korea.
  • Velez, Nicole (Bryant): Teaching Spanish in Pasquotank County.



  • Morris, Jeannette: PhD from East Carolina University. Assistant Professor of English at ECSU.