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From the Dean

Dean Brown

Dear Friends,

Every year I look forward to the start of fall semester, when our building comes alive with the faces of eager new students who are enthusiastic about the future. As we welcome everyone back for the start of the year, I'm excited about the future too, especially when I think about all we have happening at East Carolina University and the College of Nursing.

Our new chancellor, Dr. Cecil Staton, took office in July and has already set into motion his vision for building on ECU's legacy of excellence...

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DE students get hands-on training

Nursing students train for real-world situations

Distance education students in East Carolina University's master of science in nursing program gathered for hands-on training with interprofessional colleagues from across the university to help them prepare for a variety of situations they will encounter working in health care.


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Redesigning the Classroom
Faculty create flexible environments for learning

redesigning the classroom full story
college restructures
A New Day
College restructures to facilitate collaboration, benefit students

college restructures
Horns honored statewide for service
Meritorious Service
Horns honored statewide for service to health care field

Horns honored statewide for service
ECU makes the four-year nursing degree accessible
Healthy Outcomes
ECU makes the four-year nursing degree accessible

ECU makes the four-year nursing degree accessible


Accolades and Accomplishments

A roundup of the latest awards, accomplishments and accolades earned by our faculty, staff, students and alumni. Click here to see the list.

Grant helps researchers support sexual health

Assisting health departments to better provide testing and services for sexually transmitted diseases through improved insurance billing practices is the goal of a project led by Assistant Professor Dr. Cheryl Kovar. The initiative is funded by a $500,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through North Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services Communicable Disease Branch.

Nurse-midwifery receives 10 years of accreditation

The nurse-midwifery concentration in the Master of Science in Nursing Program has received 10 years of accreditation, the maximum granted by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education. Learn more.

Friday, Sept. 30

College of Nursing Scholarship Dinner
6 p.m. - Rock Springs Center - Invitation and RSVP required

Thursday, Oct. 27

Elaine Scott Leadership Lecture
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Austin Bunch
"New Ways of Thinking About Leadership and Followership"
4 p.m. - ECHI - RSVP required

Friday, Oct. 28

College of Nursing Homecoming Reception
5 p.m. - CON Front Lobby - RSVP required

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