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2017

ECU faculty member elected to global AIDS organization board

December 1, 2017

College of Nursing Associate Professor and Executive Director of Program Evaluation Dr. Donna Roberson was elected to the board of directors for the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care...

Pirate Profile: Rubi Merino

November 10, 2017

Rubi Merino is working toward her master's degree in the psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner program at East Carolina University...

Nursing's Skipper wins Governor's Award for public service

November 9, 2017

At East Carolina University, Dr. Michelle Skipper is a trusted faculty member, colleague and friend, but to many in the town of St. Pauls, she is a hero.

ECU Faculty Members Inducted as FAANS

October 27, 2017

The College of Nursing's Dr. Sonya Hardin and Dr. Donna Lake were honored during a ceremony at the academy's annual conference Oct. 5-7, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Q&A with members of the Class of 1977

October 20, 2017

What has changed in nursing in the last 40 years?

Developing nurse leaders: Webinar series helps nurses grow

October 12, 2017

The Emerging Leaders Institute Webinar Series, developed by the East Carolina Consortium for Nursing Leadership (ECCNL) and Eastern Area Health Education Center, offers six monthly webinars for nurses currently serving or aspiring to serve in leadership roles.

Accolades and Accomplishments Fall 2017

October 5, 2017

A roundup of the latest awards, accomplishments and accolades earned by our faculty, staff, students and alumni.

ECU College of Nursing Offers New Master of Nursing Science Concentration

September 22, 2017

Graduates of the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program will earn a Master of Nursing Science (MSN) degree or a post-master's certificate as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner...

College of Nursing awards 75 student scholarships

September 21, 2017

The College of Nursing celebrated 75 students receiving scholarships totaling more than $330,000 at a ceremony on Friday, Sept. 15 at the college...

Inaugural Healthcare Simulation Week

September 13, 2017

September 11th through the 15th 2017 marks the first Healthcare Simulation Week. The event's concept was created by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) to celebrate the professionals...

ECU College of Nursing Welcomes 125 New Students

September 5, 2017

During the ceremony Dr. Sylvia Brown, dean of the college, reminded students of the university's dedication to service, a value shared by the college and the nursing profession.


Interprofessional event brings health sciences students together

July 17, 2017

ECU's Leaders in Innovative Care (LINC) Scholars program hosts interprofessional lunch to break barriers between between future health care workers...


VCAN Awards Doctoral Grants

June 5, 2017

Doctoral nursing students from East Carolina University and other schools around the country have been awarded grants to help find new ways to improve the quality of patient care...


ECU Colleges of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences Open Joint Research Hub

May 26, 2017

The process of finding new ways to help patients live healthier lives may have just become a little easier for faculty in East Carolina University's College of Allied Health Sciences and College of Nursing...


Accolades and Accomplishments Spring 2017

May 25, 2017

A roundup of the latest awards, accomplishments and accolades earned by our faculty, staff, students and alumni.


Success stories: Nursing's Taylor Nelson and Beatrice White

May 23, 2017

Beatrice White is an ECU success story as an alumna, an employee and a mother. Honors College nursing student Taylor Nelson is already making a difference in the region working on a Susan G. Komen grant. Their stories are featured in the Spring 2017 issue of East Magazine...


Neonatal nurse practitioners hone skills in Greenville

May 2, 2017

Neonatal clinicians from across North and South Carolina recently convened in Greenville to enhance their depth of knowledge about the newest treatment regimens for newborns and their families...


Nursing faculty, students honored for education and clinical excellence

April 25, 2017

Four faculty members in the East Carolina University College of Nursing were recognized as outstanding nurse educators by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing while two College of Nursing students were honored for their dedication to delivering exemplary care...


Annual Lecture Series Focuses on Academic Writing

April 17, 2017

In her presentation, Dr. Skarupski discussed how faculty members can learn to prioritize writing every day and make it a habit amidst a full schedule of other duties. She recommended writing accountability groups, or WAGs, where participants convene regularly...


College of Nursing presented Pro Patria Award for support of Guard and Reserve

April 7, 2017

The Pro Patria award is presented annually by each Department of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) state committee to employers who "have demonstrated the greatest support to Guard and Reserve employees through their leadership and practices...


College of Nursing inducts 10 members into its Hall of Fame

April 4, 2017

The event, which also recognized the college's 2017 Distinguished Alumnus, honors outstanding contributors to nursing in the areas of education, administration, research and practice.


Trips to Nicaragua enhance learning for nursing students

March 22, 2017

For Seven years, representatives from the College of Nursing have worked to improve clinical care in Nicaragua while furthering their own education.


Accolades and Accomplishments Winter 2017

March 1, 2017

A roundup of the latest awards, accomplishments and accolades earned by our faculty, staff, students and alumni.


Project provides resources for sexual health providers statewide

Feb. 16, 2017

A project at East Carolina University's College of Nursing is helping health departments and other health care providers ensure the availability of screening and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases.


College of Nursing leads nationwide research efforts on the value of nursing

Feb. 10, 2017

Through a three-year, $2.1 million grant from the Versant Center for the Advancement of Nursing, or VCAN, College of Nursing professors are developing a network of researchers...


College Of Nursing Graduate Named Air Force ROTC Distinguished Graduate

Jan.23, 2017

The honor is given to the top 10 percent of the Air Force ROTC graduating class nationwide, which this year included 1,815 graduates from 144 detachments.


ECU's College of Nursing online programs nationally ranked.

Jan.18, 2017

Nationally ranked programs providing working nurses access to advanced degrees while continuing to serve their communities.


Grants help provide breast health services for area women

Jan. 4, 2017

ECU faculty members and their partners have educated, assessed, screened and treated more than 1,000 eastern North Carolina women for breast cancer.