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February 2024

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 […]


January 2024

Inaugural assembly of SRCUACS gathers in Elizabeth City

More than 80 public school advocates gathered in Elizabeth City to formulate a progressive blueprint for enhancing the educational system through collaborative partnerships and cross-sector programming during the inaugural assembly […]


Special education students take ABE to Maryland schools

Last semester, students in SPED 3005: Instructional Programming in Special Education participated in an alternative break experience to Carroll County, Maryland. Through a Sponsored Activities and Research Catalyst (SPARC) program […]


November 2023

Hip-hop scholars explain the importance of the genre to education

To celebrate 50 years of hip-hop, the College of Education at East Carolina University invited three hip-hop artists and scholars to talk about the importance of the genre to the […]


Lamb, Owens receive Best Research Paper Award

Research from the College of Education’s Neurocognition Science Laboratory received recognition at the third International Educational Research Symposium. Dr. Richard Lamb, director of the lab and COE professor, collaborated on […]


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 […]


August 2023

COE’s NCSL, ABA Clinic to host art for autism event

The “Art to Heart, Art for Autism” event will be hosted on August 10 by the Neurocognition Science Laboratory (NCSL) and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Clinic in 128 Rivers Building. […]


March 2023

Lamb, Owens speak about benefits of neurocognitive tools and technology

When many people picture using technology in classrooms, they may think of computers, iPads, and similar technology. Dr. Richard Lamb, the director of the Neurocognition Science Laboratory (NCSL) in the […]


October 2022

ECU students receive Pitt County education scholarship

Pitt County Schools Educator Fellows Scholarship inaugural recipients are all current education majors at East Carolina University. Pitt County Schools started the program as part of a nationwide effort to […]


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 […]