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Updated COE Homecoming Information

**ECU’s Homecoming Football game time has been announced. Kick-off is set for 12:00 noon. Because of this, the MSITE Alumni Brunch will begin at 10:00 a.m. To celebrate Homecoming weekend, the College of Education would like to invite you to connect with your alma mater. Please see the list of events for Saturday, October 4: College of Education Breakfast on the Porch – 9:00 a.m., Speight Building Front Porch View the Parking Map   Contact Stephanie Bunn to RSVP or for more details (bunns@ecu.edu) ECU Homecoming Continue reading →

Counselor Education Students to Participate in Mental Health Emergency Training

On Oct. 3, graduate students in the counselor education program in the ECU College of Education will participate in an all-day, intensive training session on mental health, first aid and other emergencies. Upon completion, participants will receive a three-year certification to help people in mental health emergencies. Students enrolled in ECU’s program are preparing to work in clinical mental health, college and school settings as professional counselors after graduation. It’s the first time the specialized training has been offered to ECU counselor education students. While Continue reading →

College of Education Recognizes Academic Excellence with Scholarships

The College of Education presented approximately $406,800 in scholarship awards to 73 East Carolina University students for the 2014-2015 school year. Recipients were honored at the College of Education Scholarship Recipient and Donor Recognition Ceremony that was held on Friday, August 22, 2014 at Rock Springs Center in Greenville, NC. The scholarships and awards ranged from $250 to $20,000. Private donations fund the scholarships that were created to honor and memorialize outstanding educators and the education profession in order to support the academic pursuits of Continue reading →

Diversity in Education Event 10/15/14

You are cordially invited to attend a Dynamic Dialogue about Diversity event, “Diversity in Education”  sponsored by the Office of Professional Development and Student Outreach in the College of Education, the Office of Equity and Diversity and the Ledonia Wright Cultural Center. This event will feature a roundtable discussion between the NC Teacher of the Year, James Ford, and two local educators, Juan Castillo from Greene County Schools and Joey Crutchfield from Pitt County Schools, assessing diversity within the teaching profession. They will share from Continue reading →

Custom Regalia Vendor at Dowdy Student Stores: Oct. 6 & 7

Oak Hall Cap & Gown will have a representative at Dowdy Student Store for Custom Regalia Monday, October 6th and Tuesday, October 7th:   10 am – 6 pm Wright Building • Dowdy Lobby Faculty members can be fitted, and order custom, tailor-made regalia for formal academic ceremonies such as convocation and commencement during this on-campus showing of samples.   The Oak Hall rep will offer a 10% discount on orders placed during this campus visit! Questions?  If you have questions, please contact Dowdy Student Stores, (252) Continue reading →

Kenneth McKee ’13 Selected as ASCD Emerging Leader

Kenneth “Kenny” McKee ’13 has been named to the ASCD Emerging Leaders Class of 2014. The ASCD Emerging Leaders program is designed to prepare a young, diverse group of educators for potential influence and ASCD leadership. McKee recently received his master’s degree in Reading Education from East Carolina University’s College of Education in Greenville, N.C. He is employed as an Instructional Coach with Buncombe County Schools in Asheville, N.C. Department of Literacy Studies, English Education and History Education (LEHE) Chair Dr. Katherine Misulis stated that Continue reading →