Education Archives

Dionna Manning poses in front of flowers
Jul 31, 2023
  • Ken Buday

Faculty: Dionna Manning

Growing up in the small town of Roanoke Rapids, Dionna Manning knew everyone — and everyone knew her. It was family dinners every Thursday and Sunday night — and well...

Jul 27, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

ECU partners with UNC System schools for future teacher symposium

A partnership between East Carolina University, UNC Wilmington and UNC Pembroke allowed North Carolina high school students to experience life as a college student and explore the world of teacher...

East Carolina University sign when entering campus.
Jul 27, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


Donors contributed nearly $100 million in philanthropic support for East Carolina University in 2022-23, making it the most successful fiscal year fundraising endeavor of the comprehensive Pursue Gold campaign and...

Jun 19, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

ECU receives A+ for elementary education literacy programs

East Carolina University’s undergraduate educator preparation program has earned an A+ rating from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), a recognition given to only 48 schools nationally for elementary...

Jun 15, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

Grant provides scholarships, microcredentials to future teachers

Three East Carolina University faculty members have been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to address the shortage of secondary math and science teachers, especially in rural, high-need school...

Jun 13, 2023
  • Jules Norwood


André Green has been named dean of the East Carolina University College of Education, effective July 19. Green comes to ECU from the University of South Alabama, where he served...

May 19, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

Virtual, augmented reality engages students in science education, climate change

Research by two East Carolina University College of Education faculty members aims to bring the natural world to life for future teachers and K-12 students through augmented and virtual reality....

Robert and Amy Brinkley, left, and Pat and Lynn Lane, right, were honored by Chancellor Philip Rogers for their historic commitment to ECU.
May 17, 2023
  • Kristen Martin
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


In a milestone moment for East Carolina University, Chancellor Philip Rogers on Wednesday announced a combined $30 million commitment to the institution from Robert Gentry Brinkley ’78 and Amy Woods...

May 09, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Proud Pirate shares lessons with young students, new teachers

Excited voices and giggles rise around Crystal Hodges’ kindergarten classroom. Hodges ’03 ’05 stands and claps. Her class claps back in response and settles into quiet. Hodges choreographed the steps...

East Carolina University celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2023 Friday in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
May 05, 2023
  • ECU News Services


Each one’s journey has been different, but almost 5,000 Pirates now share at least one major accomplishment in common — they are East Carolina University graduates. ECU’s Class of 2023...