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Thanks to a major new gift, the Elaine Marieb College of Nursing is making a renewed and enthusiastic commitment to leadership in this era of change.

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College of Nursing at UMass Amherst Receives Transformative $21.5 Million Gift from Elaine Nicpon Marieb Charitable Foundation

College of Nursing at UMass Amherst Receives Transformative $21.5 Million Gift from Elaine Nicpon Marieb Charitable Foundation

Largest cash gift in UMass Amherst history to further innovation and excellence; nursing college to be named for Marieb, late alumna and influential textbook author

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Ann Becker, Jeffrey Hescock Awarded Chancellor's Medal for Exemplary Public Health Leadership

Congratulations to Dr.

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Professor Emerita Ginny Chandler Speaks About Resilience in "Dignity and Respect in Action" Podcast

Professor Emerita Dr. Genevieve "Ginny" Chandler is interviewed by Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Nefertiti Walker in a recent episode of the "UMass Dignity and Respect in Action" podcast.

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$2 Million Gift from Alumna Dr. Sue Hagedorn Will Support Diversity, Inclusion Efforts

A $2 million gift from esteemed alumna Dr. Sue Hagedorn '77) to the Elaine Marieb College of Nursing will create a new program to enhance diversity and inclusion within the college. The gift will create a new program called the Seedworks Equity in Nursing Fund, which will provide scholarships, mentoring and peer-to-peer support for aspiring nursing students from diverse backgrounds.  

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Whether you are looking to begin your career, change professions, or advance in the nursing field, the Elaine Marieb College of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will provide you with the skills and education necessary for success. We offer baccalaureate, master of science, DNP and PhD programs as well as undergraduate and graduate certificates.

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The education, research and practice opportunities we offer to our students prepare them to be successful in healthcare settings across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, throughout the U.S. and around the globe. 

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Take Part in Important Research

We have a proud tradition of conducting research that advances nursing education and practice. UMass Nursing students have opportunities to join our distinguished faculty in research and innovation at every level of their nursing education. 

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We also invite community members to take part in research studies. Click here for information on current studies that are seeking participants.

 

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Nurstory: Pride and Prejudice

Hear UMass Amherst College of Nursing's Maud Low describe the prejudice she experienced working at Planned Parenthood and the patient who helped her see the good in her work. It’s part of of our “Social Justice Video Series.”

 

 

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