Natalie Sayewich Archives

Apr 26, 2021
  • Natalie Sayewich
  • Rob Spahr


The COVID-19 pandemic presented a host of challenges for the student organizers of the annual Pirates Vs. Cancer fundraiser this year, but they remained undaunted and still managed to raise...

Mar 25, 2021
  • Natalie Sayewich


Alex Yllanes and Eric Japczyk Schuler began their nursing education just a few months ago, but they’re already playing a crucial role in helping to slow the global pandemic that...

Mar 23, 2021
  • Natalie Sayewich

ECU College of Nursing inducts 22 new members into Hall of Fame

More than 20 nurse leaders officially joined the ranks of the ECU College of Nursing’s most esteemed alumni and supporters on Friday, March 5, while two received the honorable Distinguished...

Mar 19, 2021
  • Natalie Sayewich
  • Rob Spahr


Fourth-year medical students at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine learned on Friday where they will spend the next several years of their lives. As part of the annual...

Mar 08, 2021
  • Natalie Sayewich


The Society for Simulation in Healthcare recently granted full accreditation to the East Carolina University College of Nursing’s simulation program, making ECU the only public university in the state with...

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 10, 2021
  • Natalie Sayewich

ECU College of Nursing welcomes 142 students into BSN, ABSN programs

The ECU College of Nursing officially welcomed 142 future nurses in the spring semester with a modified ceremony to safely celebrate their admission to the College of Nursing and introduction...

Jan 26, 2021
  • Natalie Sayewich

13 Nurses receive 2020 Preceptor of the Year honor

The ECU College of Nursing recently recognized 13 nurses from hospitals and health care agencies throughout the state and beyond with the inaugural Preceptor of the Year honors. Each year,...

Dec 10, 2020
  • Natalie Sayewich


Dr. Shiv Patil, a family physician, diabetologist and faculty member at the ECU Brody School of Medicine, was named the recipient of the 2020 Health Care Provider Award from the...

Nov 18, 2020
  • Natalie Sayewich


As the holidays approach, COVID-19 infection rates continue to spike and political anxiety simmers following a contentious election. Consequently, families around the globe are being forced to make difficult decisions...