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Nursing Student Named to the Minority Fellowship Program

The National Advisory Committee of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has named Jasmine Thomas to the Minority Fellowship Program (MFP). The MFP aims to reduce health disparities and improve behavioral health care outcomes for underserved populations. Thomas, a second-year graduate student in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) specialty track […]

RN to BSN Program Recognized for Affordability

Georgia Southern University’s online RN to BSN program has been ranked one of the most affordable online RN to BSN programs of 2021. The RN to BSN program was ranked #2 by Top RN to BSN after reviewing accredited programs across the United States. “A ranking in the Top RN to BSN Best Value feature tells […]

School of Nursing Reaccredited

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has granted Georgia Southern University’s School of Nursing a 10-year accreditation extension for their baccalaureate program and graduate programs including Chronic Care Management (CCM), Nursing Education (NE) and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). “We are so pleased to have earned continued full CCNE accreditation,” stated Melissa Garno, Ed.D, […]

Lewis Receives Eagle Excellence Award

Annually, the Office of Leadership and Community Engagement presents a member of the Georgia Southern University faculty or staff with the Kathryn Grube Unsung Hero Award. The award honors a faculty or staff member who has assisted an organization or organizations above and beyond the call of duty. This year, School of Nursing Assistant Professor Nikiya Lewis, […]

Hagerty Earns Fellowship Credential

School of Nursing Associate Professor, Debra Hagerty, DNP, has recently advanced to Fellow in the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA). The Fellow distinction is the highest membership status one can gain in recognition of professional achievement and continuous adherence to the ethical and professional standards of ACHCA. In addition, the nationally recognized Fellow status […]