Beaufort County


Learn more about the history of nursing in Beaufort County


  • Katie Paul: Pioneer nursing educator of Beaufort County Community College.  The new (2009) nursing education building is named in her honor.


Beaufort County Community College began with the operation of a practical nursing program in 1949, under the direction of the State Vocational and Adult Education Department. This was in the first group of Practical Nursing programs in NC.

  • Alma Parker , RN  taught nursing at Beaufort County Community College for 28 years.
  • Photograph of the old Tayloe Hospital
  • Photograph of the building and nurses at Fowle Hospital