Pirate Nurse Notes

From the Dean

Dr. Sylvia BrownDear Friends,
As we look forward to another academic year, I’m excited to share with you many of the great things happening in the College of Nursing. We have the largest enrollment in the history of the College of Nursing, with 1,365 students. Our college continues to live our mission which is to serve as a national model for transforming the health of rural underserved regions through excellence and innovation in nursing education, leadership, research, scholarship and practice.

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Featured Story

Nurses Addressing Needs
College of Nursing Receives $2.8M Grant to Improve Rural Access to Health Care

Thanks to new grant funding, graduates from several ECU College of Nursing departments will be poised to provide health care that makes a big difference in small communities.

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Welcoming future Pirate Nurses

College of Nursing welcomes 124 future nurses with pin ceremony

McAuliffe appointed to FDA Committee

College of Nursing professor will serve on the nation’s foremost authority protecting public health through regulations and recommendations on drug use

Alumni Spotlight

Dr. Diona Martyn serves as a nurse consultant for the U.S. government

Undergraduate Research

Brooks Holt studies community collaboration and public health

Celebrating Simulation

Health Sciences Division marks Health Care Simulation Week

Distinguished Public Health Nurses

Faculty member Dr. Cheryl Kovar and nine ECU Nursing alumni receive the 100 Distinguished Public Health Nurses in NC award

Lung Cancer Researcher Receives Grant to Study Disparities

Dr. Lee Ann Jarrett-Johnson will receive $25,000 toward her project analyzing lung cancer treatments from local and national samples


Accepting Nominations for the College of Nursing Hall of Fame

Do you know an exceptional Pirate Nurse who deserves recognition for their contribution to the profession? Nominate them for the Hall of Fame!

Accolades and Accomplishments

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

From the Director of Development

As you know, few undergraduate degrees launch a career like nursing and even fewer have almost endless options. I found unanimous agreement over quality of training as well as high regard for those providing that training in my 138 meetings with you last year.

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