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Faculty Publish Work

Georgia Southern University Assistant Professors, Alan Skipper, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, and Joanne Zanetos, DNP, MSN, RN, have published both the chapter, “Sexual Dysfunction in the Older Adult” in the Handbook of Geropsychiatry for the Advanced Practice Nurse and the article, “Georgia Death and Dignity Act: The Controversies” in the Journal of Gerontological Nursing. Skipper and Zanetos along with colleague Matthew […]

Nursing Students Celebrate Accomplishments

Graduating nursing students from Georgia Southern University’s Waters College of Health Professions celebrated their completion of nursing school this past December with two separate Nursing Awards and Recognition Ceremonies. The School of Nursing recognized 91 nursing students from the Armstrong Campus and 46 nursing students from the Statesboro Campus for their accomplishments. In addition to […]

Nursing Faculty Awarded Grant

Georgia Southern University Associate Professor of Nursing Debra Hagerty, DNP, was awarded a grant for $7,100 to support student training in the care of older adults who may have sensory deprivations such as arthritis, visual impairments or gait disturbances. Hagerty will use the grant money, which was awarded by the Georgia Health Foundation, to purchase […]

RN-BSN Program Receives National Rankings

Georgia Southern University’s online RN-BSN program has been nationally ranked No. 24 for Most Affordable Online RN to BSN Programs and No. 5 for Fastest Online RN to BSN Programs for 2020. analyzed more than 500 universities with online RN-BSN programs and based their rankings factors, such as the university’s academic reputation, student completions, average debt and earnings, […]

Georgia Southern Undergraduate Nursing Students Awarded Rockin’ Out Alzheimer’s Disease Foundation Scholarships

Four undergraduate nursing students at Georgia Southern University were each awarded a $2,500 Rockin’ Out Alzheimer’s Disease (ROAD) Foundation scholarship to assist with academic expenses, including tuition, fees and books, among other items.  “The scholarships provide significant financial support,” said Melissa Garno, Ed.D, associate chair of the School of Nursing. “Nursing programs are inherently expensive […]