Eustace P. "Matt" Matthews, Jr. worked as the Director of Student Support Services and the Coordinator of Multicultural Student Affairs at Shawnee State University. He retired from Shawnee State of July of 2012. He died on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the age of 78.

Matt mentored many young people at Shawnee State University and in the Portsmouth community. While at Shawnee, he was instrumental in the creation of the AHANA student organization. To continue the legacy that left, a Shawnee State a AHANA student scholarship was established in his name.