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Spring 2021 Virtual Awards Ceremony

Dear Students in the Class of Spring 2021, The day is almost here for you to walk across the stage at the O’Connell Center to celebrate your graduation from the University of Florida. Although the event is not what we have experienced in past ceremonies, we are excited to gather…

Gator Nursing Students Place Third at SNRS Conference

Congratulations to Gator Nursing PhD students Marina Magalhães (first author), Larissa Iapicca and their faculty mentor, Dr. Leslie Parker. They received 3rd place for the top student Southern Nursing Research Society abstract/presentation at the SNRS 35th Annual Conference. The title of their study is “Effect of pasteurized human donor…

Tropical Storm Eta: UF Campus and AFHC Closed; Classes Canceled 10/12/20

The University of Florida’s main campus in Gainesville will be closed Thursday, Nov. 12, because of  Tropical Storm Eta, and all face-to-face and online classes are canceled. The College of Nursing’s classes in Jacksonville will be canceled on Thursday as well. Campuses will re-open and classes will resume on Friday,…

VIRTUAL PINNING CELEBRATION

spring 2020 pinning celebration message To our Gator Nursing Traditional BSN graduates Pinning Ceremonies are a wonderful tradition that has been held within our college for many years. The ceremony…

President Fuchs Pinning Celebration Message

in honor of your virtual pinning celebration Greetings Gator nursing students! I am delighted to celebrate and congratulate you on reaching this milestone of your pinning ceremony! I know that,…

Congratulations to the new 2020 FAANP Fellows

We are proud to announce that the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) selected Stacia Hays, DNP, APRN, CPNP, CCTC, CNE, Leslie Parker, PhD, APRN, NNP-BC, FAAN, and Denise Schentrup, APRN, DNP to be inducted as 2020 Fellows. The FAANP program recognizes nurse practitioner leaders who have…

BSN Convocation Inspires Students

Keynote speaker Dr. Beverly Malone   All 336 College of Nursing undergraduate students attended the inaugural BSN Convocation during the first week of the fall semester. During this two-hour event, students were brought together as an orientation and welcome to…

Celebrating Summer 2018 Pinning and Commencement

This summer, the College of Nursing celebrated 102 Accelerated B.S.N. graduates, 64 R.N.-B.S.N. graduates, six D.N.P. graduates and four Ph.D. graduates during commencement ceremonies on the UF campus. The doctoral ceremony took place Friday, August 10, at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center along with the college’s annual Pinning Ceremony at the…

UF’s DNP Program Officially Reaccredited for Full 10 Years

The UF College of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program was given official reaccreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)  for a full 10 years. The CCNE accreditation “serves the public interest by assessing and identifying programs that engage in effective educational practices. As a voluntary,…