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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 […]


Spring 2024 Graduate Spotlight: Riley Morgan

Name: Riley Morgan Major: Elementary Education with a concentration in Science Hometown: Durham, NC Hobbies: Reading thriller novels, all types of arts and crafts, spending time with my loved ones, […]


Spring 2024 Graduate Spotlight: Clairissa McCormick

Name: Clairissa McCormick Major:  My major is Special Education General Curriculum with a concentration in reading and literacy. Hometown: My hometown is Murrysville, Pennsylvania.  Hobbies/interests: I love to be active and outside! I enjoy […]


Spring 2024 Graduate Spotlight: Sophie Adgate

Name: Sophie Adgate Major: Special Education-AC and Hispanic Studies     Hometown: Wake Forest, NC  Hobbies/interests: I love music and art and experimenting with different art forms, such as crochet, clay, […]


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 […]


Dusterberg, Story finalists for NCCAT Beginning Teacher of Year

An East Carolina University College of Education alumna and current COE graduate student were recognized during the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT)’s 2024 Empower NC Beginning […]


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 […]


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 […]


November 2023

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 […]