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Roscigno Receives 2016 Student Undergraduate Teaching Award

April 20, 2016 | In Awards, Education, Faculty, Teaching

Hats off to Assistant Professor Cecilia Roscigno, PhD, RN, CNRN  for receiving a 2016 Student Undergraduate Teaching Award! Recipients were selected from nominations made by undergraduate students for “demonstrated teaching excellence, success in positively affecting a broad spectrum of students both in and outside of the classroom, and creation of a dynamic learning environment.”

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Mayer Named to Blue Ribbon Panel for Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot

April 4, 2016 | In Faculty, Leadership, News Tags:

Mayer, an advanced practice oncology nurse and cancer survivor, joins the national panel to help guide more than $1 billion in federal funding for breakthrough cancer research.

Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, has been named to the panel of national experts guiding the “Cancer Moonshot” unveiled during President Barack Obama’s 2016 State of the Union Address.

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Artist-in-Residence This Week

March 28, 2016 | In Education, Events, Faculty, Global Health, Outreach, Practice, Staff, Students

Through a grant from the Performing Arts Special Activities Fund and the generosity of our Alpha Alpha Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, actor Megan Cole served as the inaugural artist-in-residence at the School of Nursing the week of March 28th for a series of special performances and seminars aimed at improving health care through the humanities and performing arts. 

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Freund Creates Fund to Support Nurse Practitioner Program History

March 22, 2016 | In Development, Education, Faculty

When the SON’s Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program launched in 1970, it was not only the first NP program in the state, but was also among the first FNP programs in the country. Dean Emerita Cynthia Freund, who was heavily involved in the early days of the program, recently created a new fund to support work to preserve and document this important milestone in SON history.

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