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Rachel Rivera

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…

UF Nursing named Center of Excellence for teaching

The University of Florida College of Nursing has been designated a Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing in recognition of its role as a national leader in nursing education and teaching. “The UF College of Nursing faculty is a community of academic nurse educators and scientists dedicated…

Tropical Storm Elsa: UF Campus and AFHC Closed; Classes Canceled 7/7/21

The University of Florida’s main campus in Gainesville will be closed Wednesday, July 7, due to Tropical Storm Elsa. All face-to-face and online classes are canceled. Campus will re-open and classes will resume Thursday, July 8. For more information, visit University of Florida Updates…

My Bookends | A Letter to Jo and Jodi

Dr. Snider and Irving have been inspiring Gator Nurses for over 100 years and we are asking for your support to honor these living legends. Pledge to the Snider-Irving Innovation & Learning Lab Challenge before the campaign ends on May 18 to help name our Debrief Room…

Back in Action: College of Nursing Research Summit Commences after COVID-19 Pause

Following a brief hiatus in 2020 when it was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College of Nursing’s Research Summit and Malasanos Lectureship resumed this year for its 17th edition. During the event on April 16, faculty, students, clinicians and interdisciplinary professionals alike showcased cutting-edge research and changes…

Angela Godwin Beoku-Betts honored as outstanding young alumni

Gator Nurse Angela Godwin Beoku-Betts (BSN ’04) was one of 40 University of Florida alumni who received this year’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award. Beoku-Betts currently lives in New York, where she is a clinical assistant professor at NYU. Q: What is your career point of pride?A: “The numerous nursing…