Category Archives: COE Events

This is ONLY to be used for Events like graduation, homecoming, etc. For other types of events, please use calendar.ecu.edu. For past events, create COE in the News stories or News Briefs for them.

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College of Education Graduate Recognition Ceremony – May 9, 2015

The College of Education Graduate Recognition Ceremony is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum. The faculty and staff of the College of Education are pleased to present a special Graduate Recognition Ceremony (GRC) for our graduates. The ceremony will feature individual recognition of College of Education students receiving degrees. Friends and families of the graduates are cordially invited to attend. It is not necessary for graduates or guests to RSVP for this event. Tickets are not required to attend the ceremony.

For University Commencement Ceremony details and information about the ECU Commencement Weekend, please visit http://www.ecu.edu/commencement.

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College of Education Graduate Recognition Ceremony – Dec. 20, 2014

The College of Education Graduate Recognition Ceremony is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 20, 2014 in Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum. The faculty and staff of the College of Education are pleased to present a special Graduate Recognition Ceremony (GRC) for our graduates. The ceremony will feature individual recognition of College of Education students receiving degrees. Friends and families of the graduates are cordially invited to attend. It is not necessary for graduates or guests to RSVP for this event. Tickets are not required to attend the ceremony.

For University Commencement Ceremony details and information about the ECU Commencement Weekend, please visit http://www.ecu.edu/commencement.

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Educators’ Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The Educators Hall of Fame recognizes and highlights the service of those educators to whom East Carolina alumni and friends are most grateful. This permanent recognition is displayed prominently in the Speight Building.

Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Hendrix Theatre in Mendenhall Student Center on ECU’s Campus

Reception immediately following induction in Mendenhall Student Center – Second Floor Gallery Lobby & Room 244. Viewing of the Educators Hall of Fame in Speight Building.

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Sep 3, 2015: COE Outreach & Recruitment at Get A Clue at The ECU Mall

The Office of Professional Development and Student Outreach will sponsor an outreach and recruitment table at the annual ECU Get A Clue & Service fair to represent the COE and its various teacher education and certificate programs.

The Get a Clue student involvement fair is a great way for all students to discover opportunities to be active on campus and in the community. Come out and meet student organizations, campus departments, community businesses, and find out about volunteer opportunities in the community! This event is sponsored by the Student Activities and Organizations Office, The Chamber of Commerce, and Volunteer and Service Learning.

Meet members of the clubs below and find out how you can get involved in Education!

Elementary Education Club
Collegiate Middle Level Association (CMLA) - Middle Grades Club
Science Education Association (SEA)
Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC)
Student North Carolina Association of Educators (SNCAE)
ECU Chapter (Gamma) of NC Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Counselor Education Association (CEA)
Adult Education Association (AEA)
Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education
Phi Delta Kappa

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Sep 8, 2015: Major Matchmaker at Mendenhall Student Center

Worried you and your major aren't compatible? Not ready to commit but want to see what's out there? Let our experts help you create your individual profile and find a major for you!

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Sep 22, 2015: EVENT IS FULL - Writing Successful Grants with Bob Porter, Ph.D. at MSC

This is an introductory workshop that covers basic principles of good grant writing, starting with the phrasing of a compelling research theme to the actual construction of the proposal itself. Major differences between traditional “academic prose” and persuasive grant writing are highlighted. Common pitfalls that can lead to early rejection of good ideas are reviewed, matched with practical strategies for better writing. Special attention will be paid to the perspectives of grant reviewers and how to write in ways that will meet their expectations.
Killer mistakes in grant writing and how to avoid them
Two critical steps that will double your chances for success
How to win over the grant reviewer
Simple keys to a more powerful writing style
Visualization: Using illustrations to “sell” your project

RSVP with event contact. Seating is capped at 40.

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Sep 23, 2015: Writing Proposals to the US Department of Education with Bob Porter, Ph.D. at MSC

Of the wide range of grant programs offered by the US Department of Education, a select few are targeted to university-based researchers. This session will focus on funding tracks within key DoE divisions such as the Institute of Educational Sciences (IES), the Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII), and the Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE). Guidance will be provided on locating current and future funding opportunities, eligibility requirements, proposal structure, and DoE grant review procedures. Excerpts from successful proposals will be examined as models for preparing key sections. Topics to be covered include:
Navigating the DoE grant process
Deconstructing the Application Notice
Organizing the proposal
Understanding DoE grant review and selection criteria
Writing critical proposal elements: Need for Project, Research Objectives, Quality of Project Design, Quality of Project Personnel, and Project Evaluation

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Oct 6, 2015: ELEM, MIDG, SPED Upper Division Applications Due at Rivers Building

Elementary Education, Middle Grades Education and Special Education Upper Division applications are due October 6th by 4 p.m. in the Academic Success Center in 138 Rivers.

The Applications can be picked up from the Academic Success Center or found on the Advising Center's website.

Students should contact their Academic Advisor with questions regarding their readiness to participate in the Upper Division process.

In order to participate in the Upper Division interviews on October 8th, you must have your application submitted by October 6th.

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Oct 8, 2015: ELEM, MIDG, SPED Upper Division Interviews at Rivers Building

The next set of Upper Division interviews for ELEM, MIDG, and SPED students will be held on October 8th and 9th.

Students have until October 6th at 4 p.m. to turn in their Upper Division application to the Academic Success Center in 138 Rivers.

Applications can be picked up from the Academic Success Center or found on the Advising Center's website.

Students should contact their Academic Advisor with questions regarding their readiness to participate in the Upper Division process.

The day of the interviews, students should report to the Academic Success Center. They will then be escorted to their interview location.

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Oct 8, 2015: 9TH ANNUAL ECU GIFTED CONFERENCE at Murphy Center

In the film Back to the Future Part II, Marty McFly and Doc Brown travelled to the distant future of October 2015. While our students are not zooming around on hoverboards and our cars still do not fly, nevertheless we have access to some amazing technology and resources that were not even imaginable 30 years ago.

This year also marks a critical point in the gifted education in North Carolina, as you work to construct your next AIG Plan. Join us on October 8, 2015 at 1PM for the 9th Annual ECU Gifted Conference as we look back at what make gifted education great and project ourselves into a future filled with possibilities.

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Oct 9, 2015: ELEM, MIDG, SPED Upper Division Interviews at Rivers Building

The next set of Upper Division interviews for ELEM, MIDG, and SPED students will be held on October 8th and 9th.

Students have until October 6th at 4 p.m. to turn in their Upper Division application to the Academic Success Center in 138 Rivers.

Applications can be picked up from the Academic Success Center or found on the Advising Center's website.

Students should contact their Academic Advisor with questions regarding their readiness to participate in the Upper Division process.

The day of the interviews, students should report to the Academic Success Center. They will then be escorted to their interview location.

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Oct 10, 2015: 2015 Educators Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall

The Educators Hall of Fame recognizes and highlights the service of those educators to whom East Carolina alumni and friends are most grateful. This permanent recognition is displayed prominently in the Speight Building.

Viewing of the Educators Hall of Fame is always available in Speight Building.

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Oct 17, 2015: College of Education Homecoming Celebration at Speight Building

Join the College of Education for refreshments before the ECU Homecoming Parade. Alumni, students, faculty, friends, and family are welcome.

The event will take place on the porch of the Speight Building and is free to attend. The event start time is 9:00 a.m.

Please use the attached parking map provided by ECU Parking and Transportation to aid finding parking and making your way to Speight Building for our event.

Fifth Street will be closed to vehicles shortly before 9:00 a.m. for the homecoming parade, so come early.

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