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Mapping out the profession: Nursing professor Q&A

Nursing students complete activities in the lab. The nursing field covers a wide range of professions, from direct patient care to nursing informatics.

Jordyn Franklin, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2020

Nurses stand on the front lines of healthcare systems, providing patient care for the ill and injured. However, what lies behind the scenes may be unknown to some. Ashley Bordelon, assistant director and professor of nursing, shared an insider’s perspective on the nursing field and all that it e...

New way of learning in the nursing field

Nursing students have been able to better understand the scope of their future careers in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2020

For many nursing students, their learning experience has opened the door for new insights to the medical field due to COVID-19. Nicholas Moncaleano, a senior nursing major, discussed how being a nursing student has changed under new circumstances. “The pandemic has definitely changed aspects of my maj...

‘Mask Up & Make a Difference’ combats supply shortages

Alumna Valerie Saba is one of many volunteers to make and donate masks to the “Mask Up & Make a Difference” initiative. Each mask, all supplies and every monetary donation will go toward assisting front-line healthcare workers during this time of low inventory and high demand.

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

May 5, 2020

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences is partnering with the Southeastern Foundation to help with the low supply of medical masks for healthcare workers amidst the global emergency. The project will also aid current and future graduates of the university who are working on the front lines. The initi...