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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…

The Gator Nurse Summer 2019

The summer issue of The Gator Nurse magazine is now online! Read the cover story on the nursing shortage, meet our new faculty, find out how two Florida alumni have partnered to help African organizations. Read online now: http://gatornurse.nursing.ufl.edu…

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…

DNP Residency Reflection

"My experience in the DNP residency with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing in Washington, D.C., taught me that my responsibility goes beyond the provider’s office." -- Ulyana Arzamasova, UF College of Nursing DNP student

The Gator Nurse Fall 2018

The fall issue of The Gator Nurse magazine is now online! Read about our plans to renovate the college’s Pettengill Nursing Resource Center to create a state-of-the-art Innovation and Learning Lab (and how you can help!). Also meet our new faculty, learn about faculty and student accomplishments and find out…