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Points of Pride
Did you make any resolutions for the new year? We'd love to know what they are! Email email@example.com and please include a photo if possible.
Eileen Hacker has been elected to the position of Secretary of the 2022-2024 Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) Board of Directors. The MNRS Nominating Committee selected her to appear on the ballot and her seat was secured via majority vote by the MNRS membership. The results will officially be announced at the Annual Conference during the MNRS Business Meeting/Awards & Distinguished Researcher Presentation at the upcoming spring MNRS Research Conference. Congratulations Dr. Hacker!
Throwback to first-year probies, or probationers, taking a jitney circa 1918. Thankfully, the affectionate term for first-year nursing students has gone by the wayside! A big welcome to those joining us for Spring ’22!
We've extended the deadline to apply to the BSN Accelerated Second Degree track to February 15th! Get ready to start a new career in nursing! Read more »
In a tradition that dates back to the origins of the school, graduates are 'pinned' at a graduation celebration. It marks the end of student life and the beginning of the transition to a practicing nurse. Things looked a bit different this year due to COVID-19 restrictions but that had no impact on how proud we are of these graduates. Congratulations!!
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Indiana University School of Nursing, the state’s leader in nursing education, has appointed Angela Opsahl, DNP, RN, CPHQ, to serve as the director of its statewide online RN to BSN degree completion program. The program offers a flexible curriculum for working nurses who want to earn a Bachelor of Science in nursing. Opsahl takes over from Karen Clark, dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Indiana University East, who served as the program’s interim director.
Diane Billings, Centennial Endowed Professorship in Innovations in Nursing Education
“Nurses today are working in an increasingly complex environment, and it’ll be up to those committed to the science of nursing education to take it to the next step and build on what IU School of Nursing has been doing so well for many years.” Distinguished Professor Emerita Diane Billings funds endowed professorship to strengthen school’s leadership in the field.
Thye Peng Ngo, FINE Scholar
Doctoral student Thye Ngo is focusing his early research on increasing understanding of how nursing students make clinical decisions. With the Next Generation NCLEX adding assessment of critical thinking in 2023, Ngo says, “It’s important to make sure that we develop nursing students’ clinical judgment and decision-making before they graduate and transition into practice.”
Indiana University School of Nursing Graduates First Class from Fort Wayne Campus
Despite the challenges that come with a global pandemic, IU School of Nursing Fort Wayne confers its first-ever Bachelor's of Nursing Science degrees. These students blazed a trail for future nursing graduates and will always hold a special place in the history of Indiana University School of Nursing.