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College of Nursing Hosts Dementia Expert from Australia

As part of the Collaborative Seminar Series, Dr. Cindy Jones of the Menzies Health Institute Queensland in Australia visited the College of Nursing and the Abramson Center for Jewish Life in August. Dr. Jones spoke on engagement of and sexual expression in persons with dementia.

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Penn State SNAP has Record Attendance

The Penn State Student Nurses' Association of Pennsylvania (SNAP) chapter had a record attendance -- 260! -- at their first meeting of the year August 29. Chapter adviser Mary Ellen Yonushonis said that is 100 more than the previous record. "The students' enthusiasm...

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Penn State Mont Alto dedicates Summit Health Nursing Lab

“We are proud of our partnership with Summit Health. The leadership and board of Summit Health should be applauded for their visionary leadership in supporting nursing education,” said Francis Achampong, Penn State Mont Alto chancellor.

“We are so very appreciative of our partnership with Penn State Mont Alto and are excited to be making this investment for the education of Penn State Mont Alto nursing students. Summit Health is dedicated to investing in the future of local nursing and future health of our community,” said Sherri Stahl, Summit Health senior vice president of hospital services.

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Kerri Nelson wins Grassroots Student Ambassador Prize

In March 2017, Kerri Nelson ’09g, ’17g won the Grassroots Student Ambassador Prize at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Student Policy Summit. Since then, Nelson has used the award to continue her advocacy work for awareness of rare diseases and...

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Foundation awards Abington $7,000 for Nursing Scholarships

ABINGTON, Pa. — The Independence Blue Cross Foundation (IBC Foundation) awarded the Penn State Abington RN to BSN in nursing program $7,000 to fund undergraduate nursing scholarships for underserved populations. The Nurses for Tomorrow scholarships from the IBC...

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The Hidden Beauty Within Nursing

The hidden beauty within the nursing field is that you learn something new every day. As an incoming sophomore, there’s still a lot that I have to learn and practice; however, being able to participate in this clinical experience has bettered my professional development and solidified my academic thoughts in regards to graduate-level education. Having Dr. Evans as a mentor throughout this engagement experience has allowed me to appreciate the importance of having a mentor throughout this journey. He has inspired me to set academic and career goals as a student to become a well-rounded and exceptional nurse like him.

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