The College of Education has several special events throughout the year to which all faculty and staff are invited. All full-time faculty are expected to attend graduate recognition ceremonies and scholarship ceremonies. These events are planned by the Office of Community Relations and Outreach.
COE Scholarship Ceremony is a reception event help annually in August to honor scholarship recipients and donors. Faculty, donors, scholarship recipients, and families attend.
COE Graduate Recognition Ceremony is held at the end of every fall and spring semester at a time determined by the university. As details for the COE Recognition Ceremony are established, on our Graduation page All COE faculty are expected to attend. Faculty are requested to wear academic regalia, if possible. Faculty who do not own regalia can rent it through Dowdy Student Stores (the ECU bookstore on campus). Information about regalia rental and its cost is distributed several months prior to commencement. If academic regalia are not available, appropriate dark colored professional attire is appropriate.
Educator's Hall of Fame Ceremony is a development and recognition event that is held annually to support four-year scholarships for students intending to major in education.
Homecoming "Breakfast on the Porch" offers COE faculty, staff, students, alumni, friends and family members the opportunity to gather on the porch of the Speight Building for a light breakfast and a great view of the ECU Homecoming Parade.
The Dean's Holiday Open House is a reception event held in early December. Faculty, staff, donors and members of the Professional and Junior Advisory Boards attend.