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Rachel Rivera

2022 Dean’s New Year Message

Dear Gator Nurses and friends, At the University of Florida College of Nursing, 2021 was filled with many unknowns, but one thing remained the same: The spirit of Gator Nursing could be seen in how our faculty, staff, students and alumni continued to Care, Lead and Inspire through the most…

Gator Nurse Veterans: A Dedication to Service

By: Anna Hoffman Gator Nurses from every generation are represented throughout the military, taking advantage of the numerous opportunities available to nurses. Alumnus David Kerschner (BSN ‘77), recent Accelerated BSN graduate Ryan Audley (BSN ’21) and current faculty member Michael Maymi (DNP ’16) share how their experiences as veterans shaped…

UF College of Nursing Virtual Backgrounds

AVAILABLE OPTIONS (View here, then download using the links below): Image Gallery VB 1 VB 2 VB 3 VB 4 VB 5 VB6 SAVING YOUR NEW VIRTUAL BACKGROUND: Click on your favorite virtual background below. When the window opens, right-click and select “Save image as…” From there you will save…

Huggins named FNA Educator Icon

Shavondra Huggins, DNP, CNS, WHNP-BC, FNP-C, APRN, CNE, clinical assistant professor, has been selected to receive the 2021 Florida Nurses Association Nurse Educator Icon Award for exemplary leadership in a nurse educator role, and was nominated by…

Celebrating Summer 2021 Pinning

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, the College of Nursing was able to celebrate 121 Accelerated BSN graduates with an in-person pinning ceremony on Friday, Aug. 6 at the Phillips Center for Performing Arts. The Pinning Ceremony is sponsored annually by the College of Nursing Alumni Council. Alumni…

DNP student selected for prestigious fall 2021 internship

DNP PMHNP student Taylor Bell, BSN, RN was selected by the University of Florida Health Cancer Center to participate in a prestigious internship this fall. The Fall 2021 Cancer Policy Internship will be in Washington, D.C., with the UF Office of Federal Relations. Through this internship, Taylor will be able…