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June 2024

College of Education students experience immersive European study abroad

Twelve East Carolina University education majors experienced a sampling of the culture that Europe has to offer during a summer study abroad trip this May. During the 12-day trip, education […]


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 […]


February 2024

Keller receives NC Council for Social Studies student teacher award

History education major Ryan Keller was awarded the North Carolina Council for Social Studies Student Teacher of the Year award. Ryan aims to cultivate a social studies classroom founded on […]


December 2023

Edmondson passionate about teaching, mentorship

A sense of community drew Charley Edmondson to East Carolina University. “I first came to campus in February of 2022 for my College of Education scholarship interview, and everyone was […]


Book talk focuses on building student resilience

The College of Education hosted a professional development book talk focused on Dr. Rachelle Savitz’s book, “Trauma-sensitive literacy instruction: Building student resilience in English language arts classrooms.” “Our students — […]


November 2023

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. […]


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

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 […]


July 2023

College hosts equity summit for local district leaders

The Department of Educational Leadership (LEED) in ECU’s College of Education hosted the annual Equity Summit for Educational Leadership on May 8. The summit was part of professional development held […]