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Making dreams come true

Making dreams come true

A nursing degree from USC helped make Patricia Edens Eddy's dreams come true. Now, she wants to help make that experience available for others.

Breathe easier

Breathe easier

A diagnosis of lung cancer used to be a near-certain death sentence, but as early detection of the disease continues to improve and treatment becomes more effective, survivors are growing in number.

College honors alumni award recipients at alumni oyster roast

College honors alumni award recipients at alumni oyster roast

Christopher Blake Frazier, RN, BSN, received the Outstanding Young Nurse Alumnus award; Dr. Martha S. Tingen, PhD, RN, FAAN, received the Outstanding Nurse Alumna award.

The right fields

The right fields

For nursing students, Leah Miller, Jordan Fenninger and Amanda Pridgeon, marching band provides more than practice for early-morning hospital shifts.

Stick with the program

Stick with the program

Dr. Tisha Felder is testing strategies to help breast cancer survivors improve adherence to hormonal therapy that could save their lives.

A rural outreach

A rural outreach

The College of Nursing makes a big impact on S.C.'s rural health care, with initiatives in place to address rural health disparities, improve mental health access and respect cultural differences in health care decision making.

New Crew

New Crew

The College of Nursing has appointed key senior faculty members, including new associate deans for academics and faculty affairs, an assistant dean of graduate programs, as well as a new director of the Clinical Simulation Laboratory.

Nursing from the heart

Nursing from the heart

South Carolina Nurses Foundation (SCNF) scholarship winners, De'Aaricka Wilkes and Danielle Glass, are inspired by patient connections.

College of Nursing hosting second annual Alumni Weekend

College of Nursing hosting second annual Alumni Weekend

Come back to campus Oct. 27-28, 2017, for two days full of events planned for alumni and friends of the college as well as those in the health care community.

Rising to the challenge

Rising to the challenge

In recognition of World Heart Day, the staff of the university's Capstone Scholars Program has completed training and is now certified in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.

Practice makes prepared

Practice makes prepared

It's the real world of nursing where caregivers act as cognitive detectives while juggling competing demands. USC nursing students boost competency through clinical simulation training.

Being the change

Being the change

While many of his nursing school classmates spent their summer clad in scrubs providing patient care, Bradley Quarles donned a suit and tie, answered phones and met constituents.

Creating a way

Creating a way

Nursing student Shannon Eichorst has been crafting ceramics since her freshman year of high school. Now, as a junior, she is reaping the benefits of her creations as a way to send local students to Young Life summer camp.

College welcomes five new Partnership Board members

College welcomes five new Partnership Board members

Brenna DeLaine, Patricia Eddy, Rozalynn Goodwin, Terry Peace and Marshall Prince have joined the board for the 2017-2019 term.

College of Nursing Announces new Research Professor

College of Nursing Announces new Research Professor

Dr. Cindy Corbett joins the college as the SmartState Endowed Chair for Nursing.

Dean's Circle Spotlight: Jeanne Cavanaugh, Pattie Heady

Dean's Circle Spotlight: Jeanne Cavanaugh, Pattie Heady

Support for nursing students drives Jeanne Cavanaugh and Pattie Heady to give back to the College of Nursing. They are two of the first group of members of the college's Dean's Circle.

Improving access to rural SC with HRSA award

Improving access to rural SC with HRSA award

Dr. Stephanie Burgess has been awarded a HRSA grant with support of the SC Promise Zone to increase the number of primary care FNPs in South Carolina's rural areas.

College of Nursing announces new Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs

College of Nursing announces new Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs

Dr. Robin Dail joins the college as the Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs.

Following the road unplanned

Following the road unplanned

A career in nursing wasn't always the plan for Dale Barwick. She attended Clemson University to be a veterinarian, but plans changed. After advice from a family friend, Dale changed her major and she hasn't looked back.

Nurses without borders

Nurses without borders

Nursing faculty members and students provide care, learn new systems around the globe.

College of Nursing announces new Associate Dean of Academics

College of Nursing announces new Associate Dean of Academics

Dr. Kristen Starnes-Ott will join the college this month as the Associate Dean of Academics.

How is UofSCNursing responding to the Nursing Shortage?

How is UofSCNursing responding to the Nursing Shortage?

The registered nurse shortage is again in full bloom here in South Carolina and in regions across the US. We now have an estimated 2000 RN vacancies across the state.

Researching new triage methods to save lives

Researching new triage methods to save lives

As part of a $2.5 million, 4-year grant from the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine, more than 550 emergency personnel, faculty and students from the College of Nursing participated in a drill that was a carbon copy of a deadly South Carolina train accident.

Annual Leadership Summit held

Annual Leadership Summit held

Over 150 healthcare professionals attended the 2017 Annual Leadership Summit sponsored by The Center for Nursing Leadership.

April 20: Celebrate Nursing Gala and Auction

April 20: Celebrate Nursing Gala and Auction

Hosted by the USC College of Nursing and the Partnership Board, the Celebrate Nursing Gala and Auction raises money to support the college's unrestricted fund and student scholarships.

 

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