Skip to main content


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 […]

Nursing Students Assist with COVID-19 Vaccinations

Students in the Waters College of Health Professions have been aiding in the efforts to administer COVID-19 vaccinations to the community. Nursing students have been volunteering at clinical sites throughout region to include vaccination clinics at Georgia Southern University, St. Joseph’s/Candler and Memorial Health. Georgia Southern nursing students have volunteered at almost every vaccination clinic […]

RN to BSN Program Ranked No. 4 in Georgia

Georgia Southern University’s online RN to BSN program has been ranked No. 4 for the Best Online RN to BSN Programs in Georgia for 2021. evaluated nursing programs in Georgia based on accreditation status, program format, tuition and fees, number of tenured faculty, graduation rate, and acceptance rate. RN to BSN programs allow those currently working as […]