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COE Speaker Series: Diversity, Equity, and Social Justice
On: 11 Feb 2019 13:24
COE Speaker Series: Diversity, Equity, and Social Justice Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 4:00-6:00 East Carolina Heart Institute What is Deaf culture? Why is culture important for Deaf People of Color? How are Audism and Racism interconnected? Do you want to learn about intersectionality? Do you want to learn how to be more culturally responsive? Come learn about: Investigating the Matrix of Dominance Through Audism Rooted in Critical Race Theory, this presentation investigates the lived experience of Deaf people in the United States. We share an intersectional Continue reading →

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Alumnus Named Northeast Regional Teacher of the Year
On: 01 Feb 2019 17:20
North Carolina’s Northeast Regional Teacher of the Year is Damon Walcott, a Visual Arts Teacher at Washington High School in Beaufort County.  The surprise announcement was made during a charity dodge ball game held at the school in December. Walcott qualified for the honor after being named the Beaufort County Teacher of the Year in March. “I am blown away, I did not expect this. I am so excited. I have my family and the whole school here as a support structure. This is the greatest Continue reading →

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Spring 2019 Profiles in Diversity Honorees
On: 29 Jan 2019 23:10
Two members of the ECU College of Education faculty, Dr. Mikkaka Overstreet and Dr. Christina M. Tschida were named the Spring 2019 honorees for the Profiles in Diversity award at the college’s faculty and staff meeting on Friday, January 25. Started in 2015, the Profiles in Diversity award recognizes faculty or staff from across the ECU College of Education for their commitment to issues of diversity, equity, and social justice in their life and work. Special attention is given to faculty and staff whose identities Continue reading →

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The Rural Education Institute (REI) received $200,000 from Sanford Programs at National University
On: 07 Jan 2019 11:00
Sanford Philanthropy – The College of Education’s Rural Education Institute received $30,000 as initial seed money and $70,000 Direct pay from Sanford for travel to California for on-boarding and institutes, instructor pay, fees, and travel, and marketing and instruction design and materials support to offer Sanford Institute of Philanthropy training to all counties in Eastern NC in which our 43 school systems that are currently part of our Latham Clinical School Network reside. In addition to our school partners, REI will work to reach the Continue reading →

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Discoveries in Earth Science for Middle and High School Students with Blindness or Visual Impairment
On: 04 Jan 2019 20:55
Dr. Rhea Miles, associate professor in the Department of Math Science and Instructional Technology, was awarded $179,834.00 from the Burroughs Wellcome Foundation for the program Discoveries in Earth Science for Middle and High School Students with Blindness or Visual Impairment. The program Discoveries in Earth Science (DES) for 36 middle and high school students with blindness or visual impairments provides a unique opportunity for students in eastern North Carolina to learn earth science in a university setting. Student participants will develop skills for identifying and characterizing Continue reading →