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2015

ECU program links scholarships to community service

Dec. 3, 2015

She arrived as an unpaid intern at the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, and now East Carolina University junior nursing student Aleigha Criego is having a hard time leaving...


State flag gift honors nursing legacy, family ties

Nov. 25, 2015

One of Sydney Howard's favorite childhood memories is helping her grandmother, Rep. Julia Howard, campaign for political office...


Laupus Library honors health science authors

Nov. 12, 2015

East Carolina University's Laupus Library marked a decade of honoring research and scholarship from across the Division of Health Sciences' colleges and schools at a Nov. 10 event....


Nursing faculty receive statewide awards

Oct. 16, 2015

Four East Carolina University College of Nursing faculty members have been recognized by statewide nursing organizations this month...


Sitzman named National League for Nursing Fellow

Oct. 7, 2015

East Carolina University Professor of Nursing Dr. Kathleen Sitzman was inducted into the National League for Nursing's Academy of Nursing Education during a ceremony at the NLN's Education Summit on Oct. 2 in Las Vegas...


College of Nursing again named Center of Excellence

Oct. 7, 2015

For the third time, the East Carolina University College of Nursing has been designated a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing...


Event celebrates nursing donors, scholarship recipients

Oct. 5, 2015

This year's scholarship dinner, held Sept. 25 at Rock Springs Center in Greenville, celebrated the 118 awardees who will be given more than $260,000 for nursing education in 2015-2016...


ECU awarded $2.5 million to enhance geriatric health care

Sept. 15, 2015

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is giving the East Carolina University College of Nursing a three-year, $2.5 million grant through its Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program...


Message from the dean: Dean Emerita Evelyn Perry has passed

Sept. 11, 2015

It is with much sadness that I share with you the passing of Dean Emerita Evelyn L. Perry on Thursday, Sept. 10...


Lamp of Learning

Aug. 28, 2015

Pinning ceremony welcomes students to nursing profession...


Community crusaders

July 27, 2015

Grant helps laypeople, ECU students teach women about breast health...


College of Nursing course informs international audience about science of care

July 14, 2015

The East Carolina University College of Nursing's first Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, attracted a global audience of more than 700...


College of Nursing receives 10 years of accreditation

June 29, 2015

The East Carolina University College of Nursing has received 10 years of accreditation, the maximum granted by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education...


Hall named 2015 top nurse at ECU Physicians

May 21, 2015

CON alum Marquita Hall has been named the top nurse of the year at ECU Physicians...


Scott inducted as fellow in National Academies of Practice

May 21, 2015

Dr. Elaine Scott, associate professor and director of the East Carolina University doctoral program in nursing, has been inducted as a Distinguished Scholar and Fellow...


Lowin lecture highlights women's cardiovascular health

May 20, 2015

The 2015 edition of the Siegfried Lowin Visiting Scholar Lecture Series featured a talk by Dr. Jean McSweeney, an export on assessing the risk factors for heart disease in women...


Children's art contest celebrates National Nurses Week

May 5, 2015

The East Carolina University College of Nursing, Vidant Medical Center and Pitt County Schools have teamed up to honor a profession that saves lives and improves the health of millions...


Nursing student group receives national chapter award

April 23, 2015

The East Carolina Association of Nursing Students has been named a Stellar School Chapter by the National Student Nurses Association. The award, given to just five schools nationwide in 2015....


ECU College of Nursing rolls out first interprofessional virtual patient case

April 21, 2015

Students and residents representing three of East Carolina University's health sciences programs recently participated in the university's first interprofessional virtual patient case...


Scout Out Nursing Day introduces young people to nursing

April 21, 2015

Nursing's most notable historical figures welcomed Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts as they arrived at the East Carolina University College of Nursing on a recent Saturday afternoon...


Highlighting community health service-learning projects online

March 18, 2015

A new East Carolina University blog is drawing attention to public health nursing, which is the focus of a required class for all graduating nursing majors...


College of Nursing honors 2015 Hall of Fame inductees

March 6, 2015

The East Carolina University College of Nursing inducted nine members to its Hall of Fame during a ceremony held at the Hilton in Greenville on Friday, March 6. The event, which also recognized...


ECU joins national centers of gerontological nursing excellence

Feb. 25, 2015

The East Carolina University College of Nursing, now a member of the National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence, is positioned to help address the needs of the state's growing elderly population...


College of Nursing, Vidant Medical Center partner to offer showing of 'American Nurse'

Feb. 5, 2015

The East Carolina University College of Nursing and Vidant Medical Center are teaming up to provide a special opportunity honoring professionals that are central to both of their missions...


REACH-ing for Quality

Feb. 3, 2015

Events mark Brody's progress in reshaping medical education...


Participate in the 2015 Pirate Nurse 5K

Jan. 16, 2015

Get your running shoes ready! The 2015 Pirate Nurse 5K will take place on Saturday, March 28...


Visiting scholar headlines Collaborative Nursing Research Day

Jan. 8, 2015

Nursing professionals who are interested in research and evidence-based practice, mark your calendars. The 24th Annual Collaborative Nursing Research day will take place 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at the East Carolina Heart Institute...


Online master of science in nursing programs ranked nationally

Jan. 7, 2015

Online graduate programs in nursing and business at East Carolina University rank among the nation's best, according to a listing released Jan. 7 by U.S. News & World Report...