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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 […]


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 […]


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

Sixth NC Inclusion Summit held at ECU, hosted by SEFR

The 6th annual North Carolina Inclusion Summit was held at ECU June 17-18, hosted by the Department of Special Education, Foundations and Research (SEFR). The North Carolina Inclusion Summit brings […]