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September 2023

Alumni Spotlight: Carrie Morris

Name: Carrie Morris Title: Associate Director for School Leadership, ECUHometown: Swansboro, NC Colleges attended and degrees: B.A. in Elem. Ed: Elon University, M.A. Elem. Ed: UNC-Wilmington, M.S.A.: ECU, Ed.D.: ECU What drew you […]


Dr. Matt Militello Keynote Speaker for ECU’s Convocation

On Friday, August 18th, ECU welcomed faculty and staff at convocation. Our very own Dr. Matt Militello provided a keynote address entitled “Rediscovering our Gifts and Assets”. This inspiring message […]


March 2023

Lamb, Owens speak about benefits of neurocognitive tools and technology

When many people picture using technology in classrooms, they may think of computers, iPads, and similar technology. Dr. Richard Lamb, the director of the Neurocognition Science Laboratory (NCSL) in the […]


Avent Harris named to new role of assistant dean of diversity, equity and inclusion

Avent Harris seeks to be a changemaker in her new role as assistant dean of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the ECU College of Education. “At first, I wasn’t sure […]


February 2023

Join us for our 2023 diversity speaker series “Teaching in the Age of Book Bans”

Teaching in the Age of Book Bans: Supporting Educators and School Leaders with Controversial Topics  Thursday, March 16, 2023, 4:00 pm Speight 203  Are you nervous to teach controversial topics in […]


Bright to deliver Kilgour Lecture at UNC

Dr. Kawanna Bright, assistant professor of library science (COE), will deliver the 2023 OCLC/Frederick G. Kilgour Lecture hosted by the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS). The Frederick G. Kilgour Lecture […]


November 2022

Rhodes attended conference in Morocco

Over the summer, associate professor of adult education Dr. Christy Rhodes was invited to attend the seventh International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VII) in Marrakech, Morocco, as delegates from […]


October 2022

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Dr. Laura Levi Altstaedter

Name: Laura Levi Altstaedter Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina Degree(s): Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, Second Language       Education, Virginia Tech                      MA in History, Latin American Studies, Virginia Tech                      Future Professoriate […]


Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Dr. Matthew Militello

Name: Matthew Militello Hometown: Menominee, Michigan Degrees: BEd University of Michigan, 1992MEd Michigan State University, 1994PhD Michigan State University, 2004 Why did you choose to be an educator/professor? Both my […]


Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Dr. Christopher Rivera

Name: Christopher J. Rivera Hometown: Newark, NJ (Representing Puerto Rico!) Degree(s): PhD in Special Education Why did you choose to be an educator/professor? I choose to be an educator because […]