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Sep 06, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel
  • College of Nursing

College of Nursing Homecoming Events

Greetings from CON Alumni Affairs! We are excited to extend an invitation for our upcoming Homecoming festivities. We are thrilled to create opportunities for our faculty, staff and alumni to...

Jul 01, 2022
  • College of Nursing

The College of Nursing welcomes Dr. Bimbola Akintade as our new dean

The College of Nursing welcomes. Dr. Bimbola Akintade as our new dean of the East Carolina University College of Nursing, following an extensive national search. Akintade will succeed Dr. Sylvia...

Jan 20, 2022
  • Dr. Sylvia T. Brown

A statement from Dean Sylvia Brown on the passing of Jane Boardman

As many of you may know, the College of Nursing family has lost a great friend and colleague with the passing of Jane Boardman, who served as an administrative support...

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Aug 06, 2021
  • Dr. Sylvia T. Brown

College of Nursing COVID-19 News Update

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a major concern locally, across the country and around the globe. The emergence of the Delta and Omicron variants has brought into clear focus...

Mar 05, 2021
  • Natalie Sayewich

College of Nursing Black history celebration focuses on acknowledging past, advancing future

Centuries of misconceptions about and mistreatment of African Americans continue to cause health care disparities among the Black community today. The ways these issues contribute to inequities and how health...

Feb 03, 2021
  • College of Nursing

The ECU College of Nursing Celebrates Black History Month

Health Disparities in African Americans: Acknowledging the Past to Advance the Future Please save the date for the ECU College of Nursing’s virtual Black History Month celebration, featuring a keynote...

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Aug 24, 2020
  • Dr. Sylvia T. Brown

College of Nursing COVID-19 News Update

While ECU has felt it necessary to move classes online for undergraduates due to increasing cases of COVID-19, the College of Nursing and the University recognize that nurses throughout the...

Apr 17, 2020
  • Dr. Pamela Reis

DAISY Award: 2020

Congratulations to our 2020 DAISY Foundation Award Winners! The term DAISY is an acronym for Diseases Attacking the Immune SYstem. The DAISY Foundation was formed in November 1999 by the...

Jan 06, 2020
  • Natalie Sayewich

Increasing Access to Mental Health Care

The College of Nursing celebrated the graduation of its first cohort of MSN Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner students on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. They are, from left: Melanie Opack,...

Sep 20, 2019
  • Natalie Sayewich

Pirate Nurse Alumni Spotlight — Dr. Diona Martyn

Year(s) you graduated from the ECU College of Nursing: BSN — Fall 2000Current Professional Title: Nurse Consultant Name of your organization: U.S. Government Accountability Office What part of your job...