Film Screening: Sept. 17
"Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare"
News and Events
ACCELERATED CAREER ENTRY INFORMATION SESSIONS
The Department of Nursing will hold information sessions for anyone interested in the 2nd degree program.
Session 1 will be held on Thursday October 17th from 4:30-5:15 pm OR
Session 2 will be held on Thursday October 17th from 5:30-6:15.
All sessions will take place in the New Nursing Building , room 102
The Building is on Fitch Street, just past Pelz Gym and the Fitch Street Garage.
Parking will be available next to the garage on the New Nursing Building side.
Space for the Information Sessions is limited so you must email:
Lydia Vega with the session you intend at attend and the number of attendees.
The Department of Nursing is pleased to announce that 7 senior nursing students have been awarded one of the Paul L Jones Department of Nursing Scholarships. Because of the generosity of the Paul L. Jones trust, each of the following students have received a scholarship of $2, 048.00 fall semester: Amanda Arcand, Jamie Fortin, Kara Hallisey, Rachel Hendersen, Fatima Kolenovic, Alison Mueller, and Kristin Whitley
Dr Madara was presented with the 2013 J Philip Smith Outstanding Teaching Award for full time faculty at a reception during the SCSU Teaching Academy of May 14th. She is pictured with Provost Marianne Kennedy. She will also be recognized at the upcoming Undergraduate Commencement Exercise on May 17th. Congratulations to Dr Madara!
Dr. Karen Barnett and Dr. Kimberly Lacey received one of the 2013 Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing at a ceremony held at Anthony's Ocean View on May 13th, 2013. Congratulations to both of our faculty and thank you for the work that you do each and every day. Several Department of Nursing alumni also received a Nightingale Award this year including Jeremy Estes (Yale-New Haven Hospital), Paulina Jaworski (Griffin Hospital), and Melissa Nadeau (VNA of South Central Connecticut).
Congratulations to the Nursing Class of 2013. The Department celebrated nursing and the accomplishments of the 87 graduating seniors at this year's Pinning Ceremony.
Angela Read, a 4.0 BS in Nursing student is the recipient of the prestigious Barnard Scholar Award. Read about Angela's accomplishments at http://www.southernct.edu/news/barnard2013.html.
Jennifer Basler, ACE Nursing Student, was presented with one of the $1200 Nightingale Scholarships
at a reception on April 8th. Jen will be graduating from the ACE program in August of 2014.
Beret Ravenscroft, SCSU ACE Alumni 2012, was recently highlighted by the New Careers in Nursing Program. Beret has recently begun her PhD studies at The University of New Mexico with a focus on health care policy. Please read the article at http://www.newcareersinnursing.org/current-programs/success-stories/ncin-alumni-pursue-doctoral-degrees-eye-toward-shaping-health-care-
Robert Sambat, a 2012-2013 ACE student, was chosen as an essay winner by the New Careers in Nursing
Organization. Robert is a RWJF scholar who will be graduating in August of 2013.
You may read his essay on the below link.
Robert Sambat was chosen again for submitting a winning essay for the March 2013 essay contest for the NCIN " I
Believe This About Nursing".
Jennifer Durnik-Fitzgerald awarded Nurse Practitioner Scholarship, May 2013
Jonathan Cooke, a 2010-2011 ACE student, was chosen as an essay winner by the New Careers in Nursing
Organization. Jonathan is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation scholar and will be graduating
from the ACE program in August of 2011. You may read Jonathan's essay on "I believe
this about nursing" by clicking on the link below.