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IUSON: A Legacy of Leadership

Celebrating 100 Years of Nursing (1914-2014)

Since our doors opened in 1914, the IU School of Nursing has been a catalyst for change in education, practice, and research. That spirit of innovation lives on in our students and 30,000 living alumni across the globe.

Points of Pride

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    Congratulations to Rhonda Schwindt who was competitively selected to join the Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching or FACET. This is a Presidential Initiative of Indiana University introduced in 1989 that seeks to identify colleagues who have made consequential contributions to our students and who demonstrate promise in further enhancing the effectiveness of our teaching and learning missions. Well done!

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    Janet Carpenter was selected as one of three Outstanding IUPUI Woman Leaders in the veteran faculty category for 2016 Women’s History Month Leadership Awards. Congratulations!

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    Dr. Brenda Lyon received the 2016 Spirit of Philanthropy Award, recognizing her legacy of supporting teaching, research, and service. For over 40 years Lyon has made significant leadership contributions to the school and the clinical nurse specialist (CNS) practice. Congratulations!

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    Congratulations to Dr. Ukamana Oruche! She was chosen as this year’s IUSON Alumna for Excellence in Nursing and will receive her award during alumni weekend.

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    Barb Friesth has been selected to serve as a Faculty Advisor for the Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy (NFLA) Cohort III supported by STTI and in partnership with the Elsevier Foundation. As a faculty advisor for the NFLA, Barb will guide aspiring nurse educators and their mentors through a rigorous leadership development program. Congratulations Barb! Congratulations also to Cindy Bemis and Angela Opsahl, selected as mentees in the 2016 cohort.

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    Congratulations to Emily Storkman, named the most outstanding female student at IUPUI for 2016. She is pictured here with Chancellor Nasser Paydar (center), and Ayodamola Otun, School of Science, who was named the outstanding male IUPUI student. Congratulations Emily! Congratulations also to Lisa Edgington, Nicole Blair, Maranda Buda, Brenna Vernengo, and Katie Williams who were named to the top 20!! Read more »