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May 2024

Spring 2024 Graduate Spotlight: Thomas Halvas

Name: Thomas Halvas Major: Secondary History Education Hometown: West Islip, New York (Hometown). Wake Forest, North Carolina (current town) Hobbies/interests: I have numerous hobbies and interests. One of my favorite […]


Spring 2024 Graduate Spotlight: Montgomery Fowler

Name: Dr. Montgomery Fowler Major:  Educational Leadership (EdD)                           Hometown: Originally from Dunkirk, MD, currently reside in Charlotte, NC Hobbies/interests: Cooking, Singing with community choirs, volunteering, traveling Professor who influenced you the most: Dr. […]


Spring 2024 Graduate Spotlight: Riley Morgan

Name: Riley Morgan Major: Elementary Education with a concentration in Science Hometown: Durham, NC Hobbies: Reading thriller novels, all types of arts and crafts, spending time with my loved ones, […]


Spring 2024 Graduate Spotlight: Kyree Hall

Name: Kyree Hall Major: Counselor Education, specialization in School and Clinical Mental Health Counseling          Hometown: High Point, NC Hobbies/interests: I enjoy thrifting, listening to music and traveling. Professor who influenced you […]


Spring 2024 Graduate Spotlight: Kisha K. Timberlake

Name: Kisha K. Timberlake Major: EdD Educational Leadership                 Hometown: Sanford, NC Hobbies/interests: Prince and all things Purple!  Professor who influenced you the most: […]


Spring 2024 Graduate Spotlight: Clairissa McCormick

Name: Clairissa McCormick Major:  My major is Special Education General Curriculum with a concentration in reading and literacy. Hometown: My hometown is Murrysville, Pennsylvania.  Hobbies/interests: I love to be active and outside! I enjoy […]


Spring 2024 Graduate Spotlight: Joel T. Brown

Name: Joel T. Brown      Major:   Ed.D in Educational Leadership  Hometown: Clinton MD Hobbies/interests: I enjoy traveling, exploring outside (hiking & fishing), video games, and exploring new food. I am a huge Pittsburgh Steelers […]


Spring 2024 Graduate Spotlight: Helen Simpson

Name: Helen (Lannie) Simpson Major: Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership                           Hometown: Morganton, North Carolina Hobbies/interests: Lifelong learning; researching multilingual […]


Spring 2024 Graduate Spotlight: Sophie Adgate

Name: Sophie Adgate Major: Special Education-AC and Hispanic Studies     Hometown: Wake Forest, NC  Hobbies/interests: I love music and art and experimenting with different art forms, such as crochet, clay, […]


March 2024

‘When Sara Smiles’ program enhances K-2 literacy efforts, supports education students

A collaborative initiative between the East Carolina University College of Education and the local community offers financial assistance to education majors and literacy instructional support for local schools. The “When […]