Nursing Archives

Feb 07, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Top Online Programs

East Carolina University’s online master’s degree programs in business, criminal justice, education and nursing are among the best in the nation in a new ranking by U.S. News & World...

Jan 29, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Cameroon Outreach

In early 2023, Jean-Emile Nguepi, the executive vice president and chief academic officer of the Institut Universitaire des Grandes Écoles des Tropiques (IUGET), a bilingual, English and French, higher education...

Jan 25, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

ECU forum focuses on strategies, impact with state agencies

The sharing of information, ideas and strategies permeated the room in the East Carolina University Main Campus Student Center on Friday for a unique opportunity with the North Carolina Office...

Jan 05, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Lawyer Nurse

Dr. Mitzi Pestaner, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing’s baccalaureate education department, took the long way to get to exactly where she needed to be – making the...

Dec 14, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel

ECU College of Nursing, ECU Health inaugurate academic practice partnership

East Carolina University and ECU Health are launching an initiative to increase the number of adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioners serving as advanced practice health care professionals in ECU...

(Photos by Rhett Butler)
Dec 10, 2023
  • ECU News Services


Life can present surprises. Some in the form of challenges, others as opportunities. For these East Carolina University graduates, the encouragement they found at ECU helped them overcome challenges and...

ECU Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner graduate Karmen Harris is working to create opportunities for nurses in forensic care for victims of crime and abuse. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Dec 10, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel

Karmen Harris, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

STATISTICS Name: Karmen Sokolosky Harris College: Nursing Major: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Age: 36 Classification/Year: Graduate student Hometown: Beaufort, NC Hobbies/interests: Drinking coffee Clubs and Organizations: Beta Nu Chapter of...

Oct 26, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel

Midwifery Grant

At the end of September, officials at Betsy Johnson Hospital in Harnett County announced they would end labor and delivery services due to “declining demand for maternity services, recruitment challenges...

Oct 17, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel

Scholarship-sponsored travel helps ECU nursing student with Spanish skills

Madiha Abdelhakim, a senior nursing student from Cary, spent part of the past summer, like a number of undergrads, traveling with her roommates in Europe. Her month in Spain, however,...

A wet bulb globe device used by Dr. Elizabeth Mizelle and her students
Oct 04, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


Nurses take vital signs at a visit to the doctor. They are the constant at the hospital bedside, caring for our loved ones and answering endless questions. And they are...