Nursing Archives

Kelli Jones headshot
Jul 06, 2023
  • Ken Buday

Faculty: Kelli Jones

Walk into Kelli Jones’ office at East Carolina University’s College of Nursing, and you’ll see a bright green Philadelphia Eagles banner. “My dad was a huge sports fan, and he...

Bonnie Chen, a College of Nursing student, in her hometown in Taiwan during the summer break before her senior year.
Jun 30, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel

Student: Bonnie Chen

Bonnie Chen was too little, just weeks old, to remember leaving Taiwan for North Carolina. She has returned back to visit her family nearly every year since because family is...

Esther Olajide graduated from East Carolina University's College of Nursing’s Bachelor of Nursing program after spending nearly a year deployed with the Navy.
Jun 15, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


In May, Esther Olajide walked across the stage as Pirate nurse, having completed all the requirements of her bachelor’s in nursing science degree: research papers, end-of-semester exams and day after...

Wanda Lancaster, concentration director of East Carolina University's Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, lectures nursing students. The PMHNP program trains health care professionals to evaluate and treat mental health conditions.
May 30, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


Recent reports suggest that the nation’s mental health is suffering even greater post-pandemic, with adults reporting record rates of depression and anxiety, and young adults reporting significant behavioral health disorders....

May 16, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Brody Brothers Endowment provides bridge to future funding

Researchers at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine aim to discover prevention and treatment protocols for many prevalent diseases which represent significant health challenges among the population of eastern North...

May 10, 2023
  • ECU News Services
  • Meaghan Skelly

Interdisciplinary research team tackles challenge of addiction recovery

An interdisciplinary team of health professionals from East Carolina University received a grant to study the impacts of the nationwide opioid epidemic — responsible for most of the state’s 11 daily...

East Carolina University celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2023 Friday in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
May 05, 2023
  • ECU News Services


Each one’s journey has been different, but almost 5,000 Pirates now share at least one major accomplishment in common — they are East Carolina University graduates. ECU’s Class of 2023...

May 03, 2023
  • Meaghan Skelly

Mother, daughter graduating together from ECU nursing program

For the first time since the start of a unique East Carolina University College of Nursing program in 2012, a mother and daughter are completing the East Carolina University Regionally...

East Carolina University College of Nursing student Esther Olajide took on the extra challenge of a military deployment in Africa while pursuing her degree.
May 01, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


STATISTICS Name: Esther Mayowa Olajide College: College of Nursing Major: Nursing Age: 25 Classification/Year: Senior Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina Hobbies/interests: Dancing, reading, exercising, DIY projects/YouTube-ing, cooking. Clubs and Organizations: East...

Apr 28, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

ECU Alumni Association names 2023 Robert H. Wright Alumni Leadership Award recipients

Five mission-minded, bright and dedicated East Carolina University students have been honored as the 2023 recipients of the Robert H. Wright Leadership Award by the ECU Alumni Association. Ono Abhulimen,...