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We are creating nurse leaders to transform lives and health around the world.

Penn State’s Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing is one of the largest educators of pre-licensure students in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, with over 2200 undergraduate and graduate students on 13 campuses. Our College is positioned to lead the next generation of nurses and nurse scientists while enhancing the health of all people through quality care and education. To learn more about the Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing, check out our printer-friendly fact sheet.

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Non-Hispanic and Hispanic Black bisexual women who live in rural areas have the highest prevalence of experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviors, according to a study led by researchers at Penn State. The researchers said this “first-of-its-kind study” revealed how various demographic factors intersect to affect a person’s risk of having suicidal thoughts and behaviors.


Nese College of Nursing implements piloted resilience and wellness program (9/22/2023)

The Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing at Penn State has adopted the MINDSTRONG/MINDBODYSTRONG program, a seven-week manualized, evidence-based cognitive-behavioral skills-building program, developed by Ohio State University, that aims to increase healthy lifestyle behaviors to decrease depression, anxiety, stress and burnout.


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