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Alumni in The News

2018 Nursing Graduate Student Commencement

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — For Allyson Favuzza, one Penn State degree wasn’t enough. Favuzza will receive her doctor of nursing practice degree this weekend, her fourth degree from Penn State in 10 years. Favuzza, 27, earned her doctoral degree...

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Welcome to our newest faculty members!

Oluwamuyiwa Winifred (Winnie) Adebayo, PhD, BSN, RN  Dr. Adebayo began her appointment as an assistant professor of nursing on February 15. She has a Ph.D. in nursing from the University of Miami (Coral Gables, Fla.), and a B.S.N. from South Carolina State University...

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College of Nursing Mentoring Program

Two years in and stronger than ever! With wonderful alumni mentors who have stepped up to the plate to be available to our students, we had a tremendous year. Not only did we have some continued pairs from the previous year, but we made 52 new...

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SNAP Convention

Fourteen students represented Penn State at the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) convention in Nashville. “We are learning so much as we shape ourselves into the best nurses and people we can possibly be!” said Maria San Román, president of Penn...

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Student Spotlight: Emily Whitaker

Emily Whitaker ’16, a student in the M.S. to Ph.D. program, won first place in the master’s degree poster category at the Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) Scientific Sessions last month. Her poster was titled “Subjective cognitive impairment is...

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