See how graduates of the School of Nursing are making a difference in their lives and the lives of others.

May 2015

Dr. Pamela Paparone ’14, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduate, published “Supporting Influenza Vaccination Intent Among Nurses: Effects of Leadership and Attitudes Toward Adoption of Evidence-Based Practice” in the Journal of Nursing Administration.

April 2015

Kathy Kelly ’12, a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) graduate, was named to Becker’s ASC Review’s Rising Stars: 49 ASC Leaders Under 40. Kelly is the administrator of Viewmont Surgery Center in Hickory, North Carolina.

Devon Nicely ’14, a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) graduate, has joined Dabney S. Lancaster Community College in Virginia as an adjunct instructor in the practical nursing program. She will be teaching dosage calculations in the summer session and mental health and skills lectures and labs in the fall.

September 2014

Allison Sansom ’13, a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) graduate, has been appointed director of nursing at Clatsop Community College in Astoria, Oregon.

Kathryn Moratti ’12, a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) graduate, was recently named an adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner at Borgess Cardiology Group in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

June C. Smith ’10, a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) graduate, co-authored the article “Glasgow Coma Scale: How to Improve and Enhance Documentation” in the Journal of Trauma Nursing (Vol. 21, Issue 3). She is the trauma coordinator at NorthShore University HealthSystem's Glenbrook Hospital in Glenview, Illinois.

Cristy J. Wittig ’10, a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) graduate, was honored with a clinical excellence award by Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana, Illinois, in May. The award is given for commitment, compassion, and skill in the nursing profession. Wittig is a labor and delivery nurse and lactation consultant.

Mary M. Golway ’06, a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) graduate, gave a poster presentation at the 2014 Association for Nursing Professional Development conference in Orlando, Florida. She is a program manager at the American Nurses Credentialing Center in Silver Spring, Maryland.

July 2014

Jenny Medley ’13, a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) graduate, published “Cost-Effectiveness of a WOC Nurse Practitioner in the Acute Care and Outpatient Setting” in the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing (Vol. 41, Issue 4).

June 2014

Robin Hertel '08, a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) graduate and a Doctor of Education (EdD) student, was recently elected to a second term on the board of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) for 2014–2017. She is a faculty member at North Central Kansas Technical College.

April 2014

Eliza Smith ’13, a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) graduate, recently accepted a position as an associate professor at College of Central Florida in Ocala.

January 2014

Elsie Hepburn ’13, a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) graduate, presented her capstone project, “Integrating Diabetes Education in the Classroom Environment,” at a conference held in Freeport, Bahamas, in collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic in November. A member of the World Diabetes Awareness Committee in Freeport, Hepburn is committed to improving health outcomes for diabetic patients in the Bahamas.

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