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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 […]


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 […]


September 2022

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Edwin Tovar Moran

Name: Edwin Tovar Moran Hometown: Clinton, NC Major: Secondary History Education Degrees: Associate in Arts & Associate in Science from Sampson Community College Why did you choose education? I chose […]


August 2022

COE welcomes new faculty and staff members this fall

The College of Education welcomed 17 new faculty and staff members for the 2022-2023 academic year. The new faculty and staff members include Sonya Small (Partnership Teach), Maya Hart (REI), […]


July 2022

Bright and Gallagher publish articles on DEI, evaluation of social studies resources

Dr. Kawanna Bright, assistant professor in library science, published “Incorporating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) into Research,” which proposes ways in which researchers and educators can incorporate more DEI into […]


January 2022

LEHE faculty publish work on culturally responsive pedagogy and representations of teacher gender

Faculty in the Department of Literacy Studies, English Education, and History Education recently published articles in their field. Drs. Mikkaka Overstreet, Christy Howard, and Anne Ticknor wrote an article in […]