Education Archives

Jun 27, 2024
  • Ken Buday

High school teachers learn about cybersecurity through unique camp

Dr. Te-Shun Chou explained to the class the ease at which hackers can obtain computer passwords. The class — consisting of a dozen high school teachers — sat in silence,...

Jun 06, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Devoted Pirate fan, university advocate Marie Williams has died

Marie ’53 and Walter ’51 ’55 Williams’ names are known at East Carolina University for their longtime loyalty, dedication and devotion to each other and to their alma mater. Marie...

Leah Carr works part time as student lab manager in the College of Education’s Irene Howell Assistive Technology Center. (Photos by Steven Mantilla)
May 29, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Student: Leah Carr

A high school history teachers’ influence helped East Carolina University senior Leah Carr embrace the idea of being a teacher, something she never expected to happen. “I would not be...

Kamryn Simmons slides with her son, Kamori, on the playground at the Nancy Darden Child Development Center. (Photos by Steven Mantilla)
May 14, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

COMPASS, other resources support student-parents

When East Carolina University student Kamryn Simmons sees her 2-year-old son, Kamori, smiling and running into the Nancy Darden Child Development Center, she also smiles. The scene during the spring...

May 07, 2024
  • Kristen Martin

Hall of Fame honors 11 educators for service

The East Carolina University College of Education celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Educators Hall of Fame by inducting 11 new members in a ceremony on ECU’s campus on April...

The graduate’s time at ECU will follow them throughout the rest of their lives. (Photo by Rhett Butler)
Apr 29, 2024
  • ECU News Services

Grad Profiles: Spring 2024

This phrase is often repeated in speeches, videos and alumni messages to new East Carolina University graduates because their time at ECU is an experience they will take with them...

Tyahna Cannon worked full time as a teacher assistant while pursuing her special education degree through the Partnership Teach program. (Photos by Steven Mantilla)
Apr 26, 2024
  • Kristen Martin

Tyahna Cannon, Special Education

STATISTICS Name: Tyahna Cannon College: College of Education Major: Adaptive Curriculum Special Education Age: 44 Classification/Year: Senior Hometown: Albany, Georgia Hobbies/interests: Supporting nephews in sporting events, working out, crafting ECU...

The graduate’s time at ECU will follow them throughout the rest of their lives. (Photo by Rhett Butler)
Apr 25, 2024
  • ECU News Services

Grad Profiles: Spring 2024

This phrase is often repeated in speeches, videos and alumni messages to new East Carolina University graduates because their time at ECU is an experience they will take with them...

Apr 23, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Faculty honored for passion and excellence with annual teaching awards

On the eve of the last day of class, East Carolina University recognized the hard work of its faculty members at the 2023-24 University Teaching Awards ceremony Monday in the...

Apr 10, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Graduate programs at ECU earn top rankings

Two of the highest ranked programs were in the ECU College of Nursing. ECU’s master’s degree in nurse midwifery program was No. 11 out of 37 U.S. ranked programs. The...