Pirate Nurse Notes

From the Dean

Dr. Sylvia BrownDear Friends,
We’ve had many exciting developments since our last issue of Pirate Nurse Notes. It’s been a busy summer and fall here at the college! We experienced our largest fall enrollment in the history of the college with 1,281 students. While we continue to grow, our student outcomes also continue to be exemplary…

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Featured Story

Dr. Michelle Skipper

Award-winning faculty member leads response efforts

The community of St. Pauls in southeastern North Carolina has become well versed in the damage that hurricanes can cause, and ECU College of Nursing faculty member Dr. Michelle Skipper and her husband Bruce have become the local experts on helping their community weather the storms.

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Pirate Profile: Katelyn Kincer

This Pirate’s passion for patient care comes from her mother’s impact as a nurse

Nursing Dean named Fellow in ANE

Dr. Sylvia Brown inducted into nursing education’s most prestigious organization

Fourth Year Granted

ECU awarded an additional $880K for geriatric health care project

Highlighting Men in Nursing

Nursing trailblazers share their insight at Diversity Day event


Accolades and Accomplishments

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

Leaving a legacy

After his wife’s death, professor Tom Irons creates a nursing scholarship her name.

Nominate an outstanding nurse for the Hall of Fame

Do you know a stellar nurse who has contributed to the advancement of the profession and who deserves recognition? We’re now accepting nominations for the College of Nursing Hall of Fame and the Distinguished Alumni Award! The deadline is Dec. 15.

Boys & Girls Club members explore nursing careers

During their visit, faculty members explained the variety of career options available to nurses as well as the ways to get started down the career path toward being a nurse.

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