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Hurricane Ian Updates

Update Sept. 26, 2022: Classes — including online classes — at UF’s campus in Gainesville canceled Wednesday-Friday due to Hurricane Ian. Further announcements regarding campus closures will be announced Tuesday. Check https://www.ufl.edu/ for more details.   Update Sept. 27, 2022: All non-essential operations at the…

UF Nursing’s BSN Program Ranked No. 1 in Florida for 2023

The University of Florida College of Nursing’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program was ranked No. 1 in Florida, No. 5 among public institutions and No. 22 nationally by U.S. News & World Report for Best Colleges 2023. The college’s BSN program now ranks in the top 3% out…

Nurses in our Neighborhoods: How Gator Nursing Students are Impacting the Community

By Kyle Chambers From rural health centers to school clinics, Florida’s nurses work tirelessly to meet the need for quality health care for underserved populations However, the newest graduating class of Gator Nurses has already emerged as a driving force for promoting healthy living throughout local communities across the state.

UF College of Nursing receives $3.6 million to address nurse shortage

The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on health care has made it more important than ever for nursing schools to educate the next generation of front-line providers. Now, thanks to an effort by Florida lawmakers to combat the nursing shortage, the University of Florida College of Nursing plans to build a “pipeline”…

UF College of Nursing Podcast | DEI Discussion

We are pleased to announce the latest UF College of Nursing podcast with the work of our fantastic EMBRACE students. Karisa Meeks and Kota Friedman are back, and this time they have a special guest and former Gator Nurse Rose Ohara-Jolly.  Jolly is the director of planned parenthood in Alaska. In this podcast,…

Duckworth, Love to be Inducted as American Academy of Nursing Fellows

Recognized for their clinical and research excellence, two University of Florida College of Nursing faculty members will be recognized as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing. Rene Love, PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP, associate dean for academic affairs – graduate clinical education, and Laurie Duckworth, PhD, APRN, FNP-C, clinical…

Mama Sue: Nurse, educator and vaccinator

By: Matthew Walker Sue Greishaw, B.S.N., F.N.P., came out of retirement to help vaccinate people against COVID-19. When Sue Greishaw, B.S.N., F.N.P., moved to Gainesville from Virginia to continue her already well-established nursing career, she could not have foreseen the twists and turns, and, ultimately, the rewards, that…