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Parents and Families Weekend

Successful Parents and Families Weekend The College of Nursing welcomed nearly 150 parents and family members at Penn State’s annual Parents and Families Weekend October 13–15, 2017. Our “Carnival of Health” featured carnival-themed games to demonstrate how we educate...

Filling gaps in dementia research could help patients, family

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Behavioral and psychological symptoms are difficult for dementia patients and their caregivers, but despite research efforts, there are still gaps in knowledge about what causes or precipitates these symptoms, according to researchers. In a...

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Informational Webinar

Thursday, November 9, 2017 – 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST If you are interested in the Nurse Administrator or Nurse Educator options of Penn State’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program, offered online through Penn State World Campus, this webinar will provide...

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Informational Webinar

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 – 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT If you are interested in Penn State’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, offered online through Penn State World Campus, this webinar will provide you with an opportunity to get answers to any questions...

Jackie Graham ’78 honored as Alumni Fellow

Jackie Graham ’78 was one of 14 Penn State graduates recognized Oct. 4 with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Penn State Alumni Association. Graham is the founder of Corazon Inc., a nationally recognized health care...

An Ardent Passion for Compassionate Care

An Ardent Passion for Compassionate Care For Anastasia Barnhardt, it’s the love of patient care that drives her passion for the nursing profession. With a newly minted B.S.N. degree from Penn State Schuylkill in its 12-month accelerated RN to B.S.N. program,...

Dr. Van Haitsma Awarded for Contribution

Kimberly Van Haitsma, associate professor and director of the Program for Person-Centered Living Systems of Care, received the 2017 award for Outstanding Contribution to Psychology in Long-Term Care from the organization Psychologists in Long-Term Care, Inc. (PLTC)....

PSU Mont Alto SNAP donates diapers to victims of hurricane Harvey

MONT ALTO, Pa. — Penn State Mont Alto’s Student Nursing Association of Pennsylvania (SNAP) collected diapers during the Aug. 31 dedication of Mont Alto’s Summit Health Nursing Lab and celebration of the campus’ new child birthing simulator, “Lucina and baby.” The...