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Honoring Gator Nursing Veterans

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program has several similarities to the military. Both are structured, challenging, require teamwork and discipline, and, above all else, can mean the difference between life and death.

Rising Above Childhood Cancer to Care for Others

DNP graduate and pediatric cancer survivor Laura Sealy with a pediatric patient at Texas Children’s Hospital, where Sealy works as a nurse practitioner. One night in 1995, Jody and Marcus Sealy prayed as they took their 4-year-old daughter, Laura, to Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville. They prayed what Laura had…

Innovative Nursing Diversity Program Serves as National Model

UF College of Nursing undergraduate students in the EMBRACE program participate in a faculty mentoring session with Associate Professor Jeanne-Marie Stacciarini, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, and Clinical Assistant Professor Paula Delpech, Ph.D., R.N., APRN. To foster and encourage an environment of diversity and inclusion, the University of Florida College of…

DNP program moves up in national rankings

The UF College of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program remained the top-ranked DNP program in Florida and moved up to #24 nationally in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School rankings, up from #28 last year. “As the top D.N.P. program in the state and…

Spring Break Study Abroad: Grenada 2019

A group of six University of Florida College of Nursing BSN students will spend their spring break in the Caribbean. Led by Dr. Paula Delpech, the Gator Nurses hit the road for the island of Grenada March 1 for the nine-day educational service trip. Delpech, a native…

Giving Day

Thank you to all who gave during the inaugural Gator Nation Giving Day Feb. 26! Official numbers are still being tallied, but Gator Nurses certainly answered the call to "Stand Up and Holler!" Because of your generosity, College of Nursing students have access to the best resources and faculty who Care, Lead and Inspire.Thank you!

Celebrating Black History Month

To commemorate Black History Month, every week the College of Nursing will highlight a pioneering, accomplished Black Gator Nurse. Feb. 11 Rose Rivers, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FNAP, (BSN 1988, MSN 1999, PhD 1995). Dr. Rivers is the founder, principal and primary consultant for Restoring Joy to Leadership, a spiritually…