The collection consists of reports, publications, advertising materials, and photographs used and/or created by the ECU College of Nursing.
The East Carolina University College of Nursing admitted its first students in the fall of 1960. During the first school year, there were just five instructors and a few students and the school was housed in the Rawl Building. Over the next few years, the School of Nursing moved several times before moving to the Rivers Building in 1967. In 2006, college of nursing moved once again to its currently location in the Health Sciences Building on the Health Sciences Campus. Today, the college has over 150 faculty and staff members and educates 1,300 students each year. The college has programs for Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Masters of Sciences in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing degrees.
The collection holds materials pertaining to or created by the ECU College of Nursing. Series one contains reports and applications, including assessment, self-studies, and evaluations. Series two holds the publications produced by the College of Nursing, including Pulse and student handbooks. This series also has newspaper and magazine articles about the College of Nursing. Series three holds the records of the ECU School of Nursing Alumni Society. Such records include meeting minutes, by-laws, membership information, and photographs. Series four has programs, invitations, and photographs from College of Nursing events. Finally, series five has class composite photographs for the College of Nursing graduating classes.
2019 March 12: 6 records boxes and 5 binders of photographs, reports, memos, and other documents pertaining the ECU College of Nursing. Gift of Sylvia T. Brown.
2020: binder of photographs, negatives, and slides of the College of Nursing. Transfer from the Brody Foundation Inc.
2020: composite photographs, mixed materials. Gift of Jane Boardman.
Gift of Sylvia T. Brown Transfer from Brody Foundation Inc. Gift of Jane Boardman
Processed by Layne Carpenter, 2019.
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