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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 […]


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 […]


January 2023

Worthington receives international award for work in Sonia

ECU College of Education data manager Mary Worthington was awarded the 2022 User Excellence Award from QSR International, an Australia-based placement management system provider, during their annual North American Sonia® […]


October 2022

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Jariana Vazquez Soto

Name: Jariana Vazquez Soto Hometown: Manatí, Puerto Rico Major/Degree(s): Elementary Education Why did you choose education? I have always loved working with children. I knew that I wanted my job […]


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 […]


September 2022

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Laura Ortega

Name: Laura S. Ortega Hometown: Greenville, NC Major/Degree(s): Bachelor’s in Child Development & Family Relations-Early Intervention, B-K Teaching License, and currently working towards my Master’s in Special Education-Low Incidence Disabilities […]