Nursing turns 50: Half century of leadership

The College of Nursing is East Carolina University’s oldest professional school. It is marking 50 years with a series of events and celebrations that will conclude April 9 with a gala at Rock Spring Center in Greenville.

Nursing has grown from a tiny school training mostly rural nurses for eastern North Carolina to a college that graduates more new nurses than any school in North Carolina.  Read more…

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Service honored with Hall of Fame induction

Dr. Sylvia Brown, dean of the ECU College of Nursing, speaks during the Hall of Fame celebration Feb. 25. (Photo by Cliff Hollis)

Significant contributors to nursing education, administration, research and practice were honored Friday as 40 nurses were inducted to the inaugural Hall of Fame in the East Carolina University College of Nursing.

More than $40,000 raised through the creation of the Hall of Fame will support a new fund to provide merit-based scholarships for nursing students.

“Our legacy of excellence will continue with the scholarships,” said Dr. Sylvia Brown, dean of the College of Nursing. 

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View a slideshow from the ceremony at http://www.ecu.edu/cs-admin/news/poe/Nursing-Hall-of-Fame-Slides.cfm.

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