UMass Nursing News

Give WWII Cadet Nurses the Veteran Status They Deserve

Jun 18, 2019

Dr. Barbara Poremba ’72, former dean Dr. Ann Sheridan G’83 and Dr. Karen Johnson G’76, former faculty are fighting to get honorary veteran’s status for nurses who served in the United States Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II. Working with Senator Warren, a Bill was introduced in Congress in April 2019.

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Nursing Alumni Cheers to Best Practices at Night Shift Brewing

Jun 14, 2019

If sharing is caring, then the College of Nursing was fortunate to have a landmark event recently at Night Shift Brewing in Everett, MA. There is so much to learn as a professional nurse, and there are so many possibilities for professional growth and fulfillment.

Jacelon Named Interim Dean of College of Nursing

Jun 14, 2019

Cynthia S. Jacelon, PhD RN-BC CRRN FGSA FAAN, Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the College of Nursing, has been appointed Interim Dean of the College, effective June 30, 2019.   

The announcement was made by John McCarthy, Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

Dean Cavanagh in Skinner Hall.

Stephen J. Cavanagh Named UC Davis Nursing Dean

Jun 10, 2019

College of Nursing Dean Stephen J. Cavanagh has been appointed Dean of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at University of California (UC), Davis in Sacramento, California.

Cavanagh, who has served as Dean of the College of Nursing since 2011, will begin at UC Davis July 22.

Dr. Cynthia Jacelon Honored by Loomis Communities for Improving Lives of Older Adults

May 23, 2019

Cynthia Jacelon, PhD RN-BC, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the College of Nursing, was honored with The Loomis Communities’ Elvira Whiting Ball Award for Improving the Lives of Older Adults.

Students, Donors Celebrate Annual College of Nursing Scholarship Luncheon

May 15, 2019

The impact of philanthropy and the achievements of Nursing students were celebrated at the annual College of Nursing Scholarship Luncheon on April 27 at the Marriott Room in the Campus Center.

Dr Rachel Walker Oncology Nursing Society Annual Congress Keynote April 2019

Dr. Rachel Walker Speaks about Nursing Innovation in eCancer, Johnson & Johnson Interviews

May 14, 2019

College of Nursing Assistant Professor Rachel Walker, PhD, RN, gave an inspirational keynote address about nursing innovation and invention at the 2019 Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Annual CongressDr.

Dr. Ginny Chandler Promoted to Professor

May 14, 2019

Dr. Ginny Chandler, PhD, RN, has been promoted to Professor at the College of Nursing.