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April 2024

Chambers elected to AERA office

Dr. Crystal Chambers, a professor in educational leadership, was elected as the 2025-2027 Division J (Postsecondary Education) Secretary for the American Educational Research Association. Founded in 1916, AERA’s mission is […]


Brown, Fears to serve on NCCA board

Two counselor education faculty members will hold officer positions on the 2024-2025 North Carolina Counseling Association board. Dr. Shanita Brown will serve as the President Elect and Dr. Allison Fears […]


NC CEC awards 3 distinguished service awards to ECU employees

Three East Carolina University College of Education faculty/staff members received awards from the North Carolina Council for Exceptional Children. Dr. Angela Novak was selected as the Distinguished Service Award recipient […]


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 […]


Craven shares the role books and stories play in therapy

Books and stories play an integral role in therapy through bibliotherapy. “Bibliotherapy normalizes common experiences clients may have, such as learning to manage difficult emotions, making new friends, or dealing […]


Counselor education faculty attend North Carolina Counseling Association conference

Counselor Education faculty and graduate students attended the annual conference of the North Carolina Counseling Association, in Greensboro, NC. Dr. Shanita Brown serves as President-Elect-Elect of the association, Dr. Jason […]


February 2024

Crumb receives 2024 Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Exchange

East Carolina University faculty member Dr. Loni Crumb has been selected as an awardee for the 2024 Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Exchange. “It was remarkable to get the notification that […]


Atkinson receives Treasured Pirate award

Dr. Monisha Atkinson received one of ECU’s Treasured Pirate awards during a February recognition ceremony in the Main Campus Student Center. Atkinson, a coordinator in the College of Education’s Office […]


Counselor education faculty host professional development

The Counselor Education faculty kicked off the new year by providing professional development to over 80 school counseling professionals in Pitt County Schools on January 18. The session was entitled: […]


DES students participate in ECU science fair

Five K-12 students participated in the third annual Discoveries in Earth Science (DES) program science fair this month. Grace Berry, Raquan Craig, Shane Harris, Owen Muir and Yurem Santiago presented […]