Several administrative changes have been announced within the College of Nursing.
Dr. Laura Gantt will assume an expanded role as the Executive Director of College of Nursing Support Services. In this role, she will have administrative oversight of the Student Development and Counseling area, Instructional Technology, as well as continuing to oversee the Learning Resources Center and the Concepts Integration Labs. These support services are critical to support the mission of the CON and administrative oversight in these areas will help to assure that efforts are coordinated in an effective and efficient manner. Rita Coggins will serve as Assistant Director for the Concepts Integration Labs. In this role, she will be coordinating day to day activities in the lab.
Dr. Lou Everett will assume the role of Retention and Student Success Coordinator. As part of student retention efforts, Dr. Everett will be assisting the CON’s Student Development and Counseling Center with tracking of students who have not followed up with their individualized retention plan and will serve as a liaison between faculty and counselors to help students be successful in the undergraduate nursing program. Nancy Lilley has assumed the role of Assistant Director of Student Services for Pre-Nursing Majors on East Campus.
The college continues to have many students interested in the nursing major and have had 551 new intended nursing students participate in the ECU orientation this summer. This is in addition to the 574 intended nursing majors who will be returning in the fall.