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November 2023

College of Education sponsors four emerging scholars

The East Carolina University College of Education sponsored four scholars during the 2023 Emerging Scholars Symposium, a four-day program for scholars nearing the end of their terminal degree studies and […]


Faculty publish research in counselor education, library science, literacy studies

Faculty in library science, counselor education and literacy studies published research on topics ranging from librarian professional development and sista circles to literacy coaches and public archaeology veterans programs. Dr. […]


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 […]


Jones receives Ray Moore award for library science article

East Carolina University library science professor emeritus Dr. Al Jones has received the Ray Moore Award from the North Carolina Library Association. “The Ray Moore Award was begun by Ray […]


October 2023

Two ECU alumni recognized by NCCAT for teaching talent

J.H. Rose High School business teacher Kurt Garner received the 2023 Career & Technical Education (CTE) Teacher of the Year award from the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of […]


September 2023

College of Education celebrates 2023 scholarship donors, recipients

The College of Education recognized 116 scholarship recipients receiving more than $681,000 in funding during its annual ceremony in September. “Education has been a focus of this university since its […]


Five IDP faculty publish research

Five faculty in the Department of Interdisciplinary Professions have recent publications on topics including gamification, video timeline-anchored comments, children’s reading materials and more. Dr. Lindsay Mattock in Library Science recently […]


Murvartian seeks to expand her research on intimate partner violence through time at ECU

Lara Murvartian has wanted to help people since she was a child. Now a current predoctoral fellow at the University of Seville in Spain, an email exchange with Dr. Allison […]


March 2023

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

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 […]