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Graduate Program News

Faculty Attend the 11th National DNP Conference

Faculty members Kristen Altdoerffer, Cathy Dillen, and Dede McCreary attended the 2018 Eleventh National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference Sept. 27–29 in Palm, Springs, California. Cathy and Dede—both faculty members at Penn State Altoona—also...

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Doctoral Students Participate in 2018 Graduate Exhibition

Seven doctoral students in the College of Nursing presented posters at Penn State’s 33rd Annual Graduate Exhibition March 23 and 25 at University Park. DNP student Ashley Miller won first place in the Health and Life Sciences Category for her poster titled “Developing LGBT Competencies in an RN Residency Program.”

DNP student Allyson Favuzza placed third in the same category for her poster, “Increasing Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Rates Through a Multimedia Intervention.”

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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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Student Spotlight: Alea McClintock

For Alea McClintock, there’s no place like Penn State. The Ohiopyle, Pa., native received her fourth Penn State Nursing degree May 7 at commencement ceremonies for The Graduate School. “I have been a Penn State student since the age of 17!” she proudly proclaims....

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Satryan places third in this year’s Graduate Exhibition

Marcia Satryan, a student in the D.N.P. program, placed third in the Health and Life Sciences category in the 2017 Penn State Graduate Exhibition. Her poster was titled "Impact of a Self-Learning End-of-Life Module on Nurses' Knowledge and Attitude." Satryan is a...

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