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Gator Nurse Veterans: A Dedication to Service

By: Anna Hoffman Gator Nurses from every generation are represented throughout the military, taking advantage of the numerous opportunities available to nurses. Alumnus David Kerschner (BSN ‘77), recent Accelerated BSN graduate Ryan Audley (BSN ’21) and current faculty member Michael Maymi (DNP ’16) share how their experiences as veterans shaped…

Native American Heritage Month Profile

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, we spoke to Lisa Scarton, PhD, RN, assistant professor in the Family, Community and Health Systems Science department at the College of Nursing and a member of the Choctaw Nation, to learn about her research and how she celebrates her heritage. Scarton’s research…

Nurses Leading Change

Committed to growing the next generation of nurses who care, lead and inspire, the College of Nursing is dedicated to fostering an environment that strongly supports diversity, inclusion and equity. Jeanne-Marie Stacciarini, PhD, RN, FAAN, associate dean for diversity, inclusion and engagement, has helped the college reaffirm its pledge to…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Spotlight

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we spoke to Debra Lyon, PhD, RN, FAAN, executive associate dean and the Thomas M. and Irene B. Kirbo endowed chair. Lyon’s research focuses on developing a better understanding of the biological underpinnings of breast cancer, specifically on a patient’s quality of life…

COLLEGE OF NURSING HAUNTED HALLWAYS

Calling All Gator Nursing Students! College of Nursing faculty and staff invite you to participate in their SPOOKY SEASON competition! Teams will be putting on their most BOO-TIFUL displays to impress you as you go around and pick your favorite floor décor! Judging will begin on Wednesday, Oct. 27 and…

UF College of Nursing Virtual Backgrounds

AVAILABLE OPTIONS (View here, then download using the links below): Image Gallery VB 1 VB 2 VB 3 VB 4 VB 5 VB6 SAVING YOUR NEW VIRTUAL BACKGROUND: Click on your favorite virtual background below. When the window opens, right-click and select “Save image as…” From there you will save…

December 2021 Commencements

Doctoral Commencement Ceremony Friday, December 17, 2pm-4pm; Stephen C. O’Connell Center Bachelor’s Ceremony Friday, December 17, 7:30pm-9:30pm; Stephen C. O’Connell Center For further information, visit here. For questions, contact Stephanie McBride, Director of Commencements at UF-Commencement@ad.ufl.edu  …

December Commencements

Doctoral Commencement Ceremony Friday, December 17, 2pm-4pm; Stephen C. O’Connell Center Bachelor’s Ceremony Friday, December 17, 7:30pm-9:30pm; Stephen C. O’Connell Center   For further information, contact Stephanie McBride, Director of Commencements at UF-Commencement@ad.ufl.edu Or visit https://commencement.ufl.edu/fall/…

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

The University of Florida College of Nursing’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program was ranked No. 1 in Florida and No. 23 nationally by U.S. News & World Report for Best Colleges 2022. The college’s BSN program now ranks in the top 4% out of 694 nursing programs across the…

UF Nursing Researchers Provide Parents CHOICES for Reproductive Health

Two University of Florida College of Nursing researchers earned a four-year $3 million grant to support a large national study to test the effect of a web-based educational tool that aims to help young adults understand sickle cell disease — or even prevent it from being inherited. The award from the National…