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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.

Lamoureux and Healy share mother and daughter graduations

Mother and Daughter Awarded Graduate Nursing Degrees on Same Day

May 13, 2019

UMass College of Nursing Clinical Assistant Professor Erin Lamoureux and her daughter, Caitlin Healy

Leah Postilnik Nursing '19 Presents, Publishes Research on College Student Resilience

May 7, 2019

Leah Postilnik, Nursing Major '2019, presented her project, "The Impact of Childhood Exercise and Socioeconomic Status on Resilience in College Students" at the Break the Cycle of Children's Environmental Health Disparitie

National Nurses Week 2019

May 6, 2019

National Nurses Week, established by the American Nurses Association, is a time for everyone – individuals, employers, other health care professionals, community leaders, and nurses – to recognize the vast contributions and positive impact of America’s 4 million registered nurses.

Dr. Gabrielle Abelard Named Haitian-American Young Professional of the Year

May 6, 2019

Congratulations to Clinical Assistant Professor Gabrielle Abelard, DNP, PMHNP, PMHCNS- BC, RN, BSn, who was selected from among more than 100 nominees and 20 finalists as the

Carl McDonald College of Nursing

Carl McDonald to Present at 2019 Sigma Research Symposium

May 1, 2019

Congratulations to Nursing Major Carl McDonald, class of 2020!  His abstract, entitled The Importance of Art in End-of-Life Nursing Care, has been selected for a podium presentation at the Sigma Region 15 Research Symposium