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Laurie Badzek Named Dean of College of Nursing

Laurie A. Badzek, professor of nursing and director of the School of Nursing in the College of Health and Human Services at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), has been named the new dean of Penn State’s College of Nursing. Badzek will begin her new...

Spring Alumni and Friends Weekend

Celebrate Penn State Nursing with a renewed sense of spirit during Spring Alumni Weekend April 5–8. Our activity-packed weekend includes educational sessions, the fourth annual Scholarship and Awards Celebration, and networking and social events. More Information...

RN to BSN Informational Webinar

Thursday, March 22, 2018 – 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT If you are interested in Penn State’s RN to BSN program, offered online through Penn State World Campus, this webinar will provide you with an opportunity to get answers to all of your questions! Register for...

Student Spotlight: Maria San Román

A serendipitous conversation on a bus during her first semester led to Maria San Román’s four-year involvement with SNAP’s Penn State chapter. Four years later, she is preparing to graduate in May with an impressive array of achievements under her belt. As president...

Alumni Spotlight: Wendy Forrest Edgar ’92

When it comes to getting involved, Wendy Edgar has a predicament: “I can’t say no!” she says. But what may present a time-management challenge for Edgar has proven to be an asset for the University and the College of Nursing, which have benefited greatly from her...

Wendy’s Welcome Letter

Dear Fellow Alumni,   As I sit here writing this, it’s hard to believe that this is my final one as president of the Alumni Society.  I am so proud of the work that we have been able to accomplish over the past year and a half.  I have been fortunate to work with...

Ruth McDermott-Levy to speak on planetary and human health March 21

Ruth McDermott-Levy, associate professor and director of the Center for Global and Public Health at Villanova University, will present a public lecture titled “Planetary Health: An Upstream Approach to Addressing the Needs of Patients and Communities” on March 21 at...

January 2018 Center for Nursing Research Newsletter

Andrea Yevchak Sillner, PhD, GCNS-BC, RN, is an assistant research professor in the College of Nursing. She is also affiliated with the Center for Health Organization and Transformation, housed in the College of Engineering. Dr. Sillner received her Ph.D. in nursing...