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From the Dean

Dean Brown

Dear Friends,

It's hard to believe that 2016 is already well under way, but with so many auspicious initiatives in progress here at the college, we're moving into the New Year with eagerness and excitement.

Our positive momentum began in December, when we graduated more than 300 students across all programs. This may come as a surprise to some outside our college, but we graduate nearly the same number of Pirate Nurses in the fall as we do each spring. The reason? As part of our push to continue preparing nurse leaders for North Carolina, we enroll new students each semester...

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 Featured Story

Dr. Debra Kosko and DNP students in Nicaragua

Trips to Nicaragua enhance learning for nursing students

Sometimes leaving your comfort zone is the best way to grow. That's one reason why students and faculty from the College of Nursing at East Carolina University have made annual treks to Nicaragua the past seven years.

Now the college's partnership with a nursing school there has culminated in a published study about how both schools can grow their teaching methods to better fit the needs of their students and their communities.


ECU’s Dr. Carol Ann King, Dr. Michelle Skipper, Tim Wiseman and Dean Sylvia Brown (left to right) stand with other award winners. Back row left to right are NC ESGR state chair Ron Bogle, Major General Gregory Lusk and Larry Hall
CON wins Pro Patria award
National Guard recognizes ECU for employer support

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Teaming Up
College of Nursing and College of Allied Health Sciences open Research Hub
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Dr. Kim Skarupski
Ninth annual Lowin Lecture
Lecture series luncheon emphasizes academic writing for faculty
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Polly Johnson, Genemarie McGee, Debra Pomeroy, Sharon Overton, Donna Montana-Rhodes, Linda Hofler, Dean Sylvia Brown, Donna Gardner, Jean Matthews, Jayne Holland, Sonya Hardin and Mary Holland
Hall of Fame
College of Nursing inducts 10 new members into its Hall of Fame

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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.

Faculty, students honored for education, clinical excellence with Daisy Awards

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. Full Daisy Awards story.

From the development officer: Making it easier to give back

Over the next few months, we'll be implementing some exciting changes on our College of Nursing website to make it easier to give to the College of Nursing as well as to show our appreciation to our generous donors. More development news.

Friday, June 23

BSN Information Session
10 a.m. - ECU College of Nursing

Friday, July 14

RN to BSN Information Session
2 p.m. - The College of Nursing

Friday, October 20

Homecoming reception
5 p.m. - The College of Nursing - RSVP

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