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UMass Amherst Nursing is a force for innovation, learning and discovery in preparing culturally proficient nurses for leadership in health for a global society.

As a leader in nursing education for over 60 years, the College of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst prepares candidates to enter the nursing profession at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels while also developing vital nurse educators and researchers to inform and educate future generations of nursing students.

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  • Annual Alumni Luncheon

    Please join us for the UMass Amherst College of Nursing's Annual Alumni Luncheon & Homecoming Football Game!

    Featuring guest speaker Constance M. Crowley Ganser, MS, RN '75. Crowley Ganser is currently the Senior Vice President of Quality and Safety at Lahey Health. 

  • UMass Center at Springfield Opening Fall 2014

    Opening in Fall 2014!

    Welcome! We are very excited to announce our fall class offerings in the NEW UMass Springfield Center at Springfield, located on the second floor of the Tower Square building in the heart of downtown Springfield, MA!

    The UMass Amherst College of Nursing will have 3 dedicated classrooms in the Center: a new Home Health Simulation Center, a new Telehealth Training Center, and a Health Classroom that will be equipped with exam tables and a “clinic-like” setting. Additionally, we will share with other UMass programs several distance learning classrooms and small group “break-out” rooms, a large 70+ person classroom/event room area, conference rooms, a Student Commons, Computer lab, and many other resources that will make the teaching and learning experience in Springfield very positive, energizing, and stimulating.

  • 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards

    We are now taking nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award and the 2014 Distinguished Young Alumni Award. 

    Help recognize College of Nursing alumni who have made outstanding contributions to the nursing community. Share with us who you feel deserves the College of Nursing Distinguished Alumni Awards, to be presented at each year’s Nursing Alumni Association Annual Luncheon. 

    Click here to learn more and to nominate a deserving alum.

    Please submit all nominations by July 31!

  • Cardiology Symposium - October 3, 2014

    An Integrative Approach to Preventive Cardiology and Wellness & Preceptor Recognition Day

    October 3, 2014
    UMass Amherst Campus Center, Amherst Room (10th Floor)
    Event registration: $100, $50 for students