Skip to main content


DNP Student Presents at NAPNAP

Georgia Southern University student, Alyssa Kesselman, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC, PMHS, recently attended and presented her project titled “Universal Anxiety Screening in Pediatric Primary Care: A Quality Improvement Pilot Project” at the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) national conference in Orlando, Florida this past March. Kesselman’s research was completed under the guidance of School […]

Two Nursing Students Receive GANE Scholarships

The Georgia Association of Nursing Education (GANE) recently awarded two Georgia Southern University nursing students with scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) student Danielle Rukezo was awarded the Sarah Helen Killgore Scholarship. First awarded in 1991, the Sarah Helen Killgore Scholarship is given annually to acknowledge future nurses […]

Nursing Students Assist with Blood Pressure Screenings

The Georgia Southern University Employee Wellness and Benefits Office partnered with the School of Nursing to offer blood pressure screenings for employees in February for American Heart Month. Nursing students performed blood pressure screenings and provided health education on hypertension and strategies to achieve optimal blood pressure readings to over 50 Georgia Southern employees. Patricia […]

Nursing Faculty Awarded a Student Technology Fee Grant

Two School of Nursing faculty, Danielle Peacock, MSN, RN and Kari Mau, DNP, were awarded a Student Technology Fee grant in the amount of $208,000. Funds from the grant will be used to purchase software products from the Assessment Technology Institute to augment the academic preparation and undergraduate students in the School of Nursing at […]

Nursing Faculty Awarded Affordable Learning Georgia Grant

School of Nursing faculty Estelle Bester, Ph.D., RN and Helen Taggart, Ph.D., RN were awarded an Affordable Learning Georgia Grant from the USG in the amount of $14,999.30 to support Open Educational Resources in the school’s nursing research course, NURS 4113: Nursing Research, to improve the college affordability and success for USG students.