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May 2018 Center for Nursing Research Newsletter

 Oluwamuyiwa Winifred Adebayo, PhD, joined our research faculty in 2018 as an assistant professor in the graduate program. Originally from Nigeria, Dr. Adebayo came to the United States nine years ago to begin her college education. She obtained her bachelor’s degree...

Spring 2018 News for Alumni and Friends

Alumni Home Alumni in the News Give to the Nursing Alumni Society Alumni in the Classroom Contact Events Spring Alumni and Friends Weekend Member Resources Mentoring Program Alumni Society Board Current Board Officer Duties and Committees Awards Shirley Novosel...

2018 Nursing Graduate Student Commencement

World Campus doctoral nursing student graduates with fourth Penn State degree 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...

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...

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 matches. Please note...

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 State’s...

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 consistently...

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

“Celebrate, enjoy your accomplishments, and prepare for entry into your professional career, or the next phase of it. You have chosen a pathway that is at times frustrating, heartbreaking, challenging, and oh-so-rewarding. A career in which your highest rewards come...

Farewell Message – Interim Dean Janice Penrod

Dear Friends,  What a busy month this has been! Our undergraduate commencement was a lovely event. Judy Himes, chief nursing officer at Penn State Health, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, delivered a message on what it means to be “all in” through a series of...

College of Nursing Scholarship and Awards Luncheon

Recognition from our peers is one of the greatest rewards. Recognition from faculty is validation of a student’s hard work and initiative. This year’s luncheon was a festive affair with both alumni and student recognition for work well done.   The Shirley Novosel...