American and International Week

November 13-17, 2017


ECSU celebrates International Week and American Education Week 2017. Please see the complete schedule below highlighting events and activities for a week-long celebration.


International Week Celebration
Bringing the World to ECSU!


Schedule of Events

Monday, November 13
International Tea
  Discover our international flavor!
4:30PM-6:00PM | Gilchrist Complex- Lobby

Tuesday, November 14

International Forum  Listen and Learn!
2:00PM-3:30PM | Gilchrist Complex, Room 106

Thursday, November 16
International Film Night   100 Foot Journey-with popcorn and drinks!
6:30PM-8:00PM | Pharmacy Complex, Room 102

Friday, November 17
International Dinner    Free dinner and entertainment!
6:00PM-8:00PM | K. E. White Center

American Education Week Celebration

 Great Public Schools:  A Basic Right and our Responsibility - Presents all Americans with a wonderful opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education. 


Schedule of Events

Monday, November 13

Faculty Babies Bulletin Board Contest
10:00 AM| Gilchrist Complex- Lobby

Baby pictures of faculty members in the Department of Education, Psychology and Health will be featured on a bulletin board in the lobby of the Gilchrist Complex. Prize: A gift card will be awarded to the student who can guess the most babies correctly.  Drawing held: Friday, November 17

Monday-Friday, November 13-17

School Supplies and Food Drive Contest
School supplies and food items will be collected daily. For every item (school supplies or food item) you bring, your name will be entered in a drawing to win a gift card. School supplies and food items will be donated to an area school.   Drawing held: Friday, November 17. 

Grand Reopening of the Curriculum Center

Scavenger Hunt Contest | 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Drawing/Prizes and Gift Card


Tuesday, November 14
Panel Discussion:  Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Being an Educator
11:00AM – 12:30PM | Gilchrist Complex, Room 2017

Panel Participants (Educators): Mrs. Rachel W. Benton, Mrs. Valerica A. Mentor, and Mrs. Deborah C. West 
Students will share their biggest fears of becoming a teacher, Elevator Speech Contest, Refreshments following panel presentation


Wednesday, November 15
Health and Mental Health Day for Educators
10:00AM – 1:00PM | Vaughan Center

Physical Education and Health – In House Field Day: A variety of physical activities and games will be held to foster the importance of physical activities that promote healthy living.


Thursday, November 16

The Politics of GRADUATE Education:  How Elizabeth City State became more than a baccalaureate institution
5:00PM – 6:00PM | Gilchrist Complex, Room 107

Guest Speaker: Dr. Glen Bowman, 2017 ECSU’s Board of Governors’ Teacher of the Year Drawing for Gift Card. Refreshments following panel presentation


Friday, November 17
Drawings and Announcement of Winners
12:00 Noon  

  • Drawing for the School Supplies and Food Drive Contest
  • Drawing for Scavenger Hunt Contest
  • Announce the winner of the Baby Contest


Saturday, November 18

8:30AM – 12:30PM | Room 107 Gilchrist Complex, Room 107

Former State Teachers of the Year will provide a FREE EdCamp workshop for ECSU students and area teachers. Participates will receive certificates, continental breakfast/refreshments. Drawing for Participation (Gift Card)  


American Education Week Committee

Dr. Vann Newkirk, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Dr. Gwendolyn W. Williams, Chair, Department of Education, Psychology and Health
Dr. Saundra S. Copeland, Committee Chair
Dr. Kimberly Fitchett- Bazemore
Dr. Timothy Goodale
Dr. Sharon Key-Sutton
Dr. Paula S. Viltz
Mr. Earnest Wilson, III


The Department of Education, Psychology and Health, Academic Affairs and Student Affairs presents
American Education Week Celebration.