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November 2023

Andrews returns to ECU for teaching licensure

When Shainah Andrews wanted to get her licensure to teach, returning to her alma mater, East Carolina University, was an easy choice. Andrews graduated from ECU in 2019 with a […]


Manis showcases determination in educational journey

Star Manis embodies the ideas of persistence and determination. The East Carolina University graduate student is a leukemia survivor and first-generation college student who continues to push herself out of […]


September 2023

LEED Student Spotlight: Jennifer Horne

EdD Student: Jennifer Horne Current title: Coordinator for Off-Model Credit Programs (Office of Online Learning, Academic Outreach, and Academic Innovation) Hometown: Charlotte, NC (but have lived in Greenville for the […]


LEED Student Spotlight: Natalia Figueroa-Bernal

Briefly describe your current program: It is my first semester taking classes for my master’s degree, so I am still getting a sense of the program. Currently, I am enrolled […]


June 2023

Pettigrew fosters growth, builds foundations in her elementary classrooms

Growth and learning are pivotal words for East Carolina University alumna Cameron Pettigrew. “One of my favorite parts about being a first-grade teacher is seeing my students grow and learn […]


November 2022

Elementary education students get first access to new TRC technology

Written by Ronnie Woodward A class session involving students majoring in elementary education was recently held at the Teaching Resources Center inside the main campus library, giving those ECU students […]


October 2022

ECU students receive Pitt County education scholarship

Pitt County Schools Educator Fellows Scholarship inaugural recipients are all current education majors at East Carolina University. Pitt County Schools started the program as part of a nationwide effort to […]


Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Estefanie Gonzalez

Name: Estefanie Gonzalez Hometown: Puerto Rico Year in School: 3rd year at ECU Major: elementary education Concentration: social studies Most influential professor: Dr. Wrenn Why did you decide to be […]


Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Jariana Vazquez Soto

Name: Jariana Vazquez Soto Hometown: Manatí, Puerto Rico Major/Degree(s): Elementary Education Why did you choose education? I have always loved working with children. I knew that I wanted my job […]


September 2022

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Laura Ortega

Name: Laura S. Ortega Hometown: Greenville, NC Major/Degree(s): Bachelor’s in Child Development & Family Relations-Early Intervention, B-K Teaching License, and currently working towards my Master’s in Special Education-Low Incidence Disabilities […]