The Lion's Roar

Nursing school receives the Nightingale award

The university’s department received the title ‘Nursing School of the Year.’ The award honors the program’s achievements.

Jordyn Franklin, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2020

The university’s nursing department recently received the title of ‘Nursing School of the Year’ for its undergraduate degree program. The title is also referred to as the Nightingale Award, an award that honors the achievements of undergraduate nursing students and faculty. Kenneth Tillman, depart...

An exploration into the nursing field

Connor Haag, a nursing major, practices a skill he and his classmates learned for a class led by Michelle Reed, an instructor of nursing. Two of university's online nursing programs,MS in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner and online Post Master’s Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner, were recently ranked best in the nation by NPSchools.com.

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

Nursing students prepare to become caregivers for the community through research, clinical practice and service. Dr. Kenneth Tillman, department head of the School of Nursing, explained that even though a career as a nurse is rewarding, the life of a nursing major requires extensive hard work. “It can be ...