Nursing Archives

Jul 03, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Faculty: Dr. Chandra Speight

Dr. Chandra Speight knew early that she was on a mission to make North Carolina better, but it took a few degrees and living a bit of life to find...

Jul 01, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

D-Day jump gives Brody simulation fellow perspective on training students

A few years ago, after nearly 40 years of service, Bill Vasios, a simulation fellow at the Brody School of Medicine’s clinical simulation program and an adjunct clinical associate faculty...

Doreen Sarfo, a registered nurse who works at ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville, moved from Ghana with her family to tackle the College of Nursing’s clinical nurse specialist program. (Photos by Steven Mantilla)
Jul 01, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Student: Doreen Boateng Sarfo

When most people look for a new place to work, living near a teaching hospital with a strong relationship with a university’s nursing program isn’t usually at the top of...

Jun 25, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Nursing faculty members selected for national Health Equity Influencers Program

Two East Carolina University nursing professors have been accepted to a national program aimed at addressing health care inequities and ensuring that nursing education programs are inclusive. Drs. Brittany Baker...

Jun 13, 2024
  • Doug Boyd

Construction heats up on campus this summer

This summer, heavy equipment will be laying down steaming hot asphalt around campus, but new chilled water pipes will soon be delivering cool, crisp air if you need to duck...

Jun 04, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

ECU nursing grad named national Clinical Nurse Specialist of the Year

Pamela Moss, an East Carolina University double alumna, has earned a distinct honor: being named the 2024 Clinical Nurse Specialist of the Year by the National Association of Clinical Nurse...

May 30, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Study pairs nursing students with horses to address stress and burnout

East Carolina University College of Nursing students enrolled in third-semester psychiatric and mental health coursework this spring were presented with a unique opportunity: participate in a study on nursing student...

May 21, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

RIBN program helps former circus performer transition to new life as nurse

At the end of a particularly challenging shift sometimes nurses will say their day was a circus. One recent graduate of Wayne Community College’s associate degree in nursing program, who...

May 15, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Army veteran honored as extraordinary nursing student

Reggie Santiago, an East Carolina University RN to BSN student with a very non-traditional path to becoming a Pirate Nurse, was selected as the College of Nursing’s undergraduate recipient of...

May 09, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Nursing students partner though simulation to care for psychiatric patients

Dr. Tawny Tseng could never predict her path to becoming an East Carolina University nursing professor. A Seattle native, she was a jazz singer and then a dance teacher before...