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Nursing News & Events

Faculty Soar to New Heights

Faculty achievements in 2021.

News & Media 2021

News and media coverage in 2021.

Students Administer Over 6,000 Hours of Vaccines

UofSC Nursing stays committed to community health with COVID and flu vaccine assistance.

2021: A Year Recap

As we look ahead to a new year with optimism and resolve, here's a recap of some of the most impactful College of Nursing stories of 2021.

Commitment to Diversity Recap

In 2021, the College of Nursing continued to expand our core values of diversity, inclusivity, commitment, caring, integrity, respect, professionalism.

Alumna Appointed Nursing Director of Women's and Children's Services at Prisma

Kelly Melton, MSN, RNC-OB, has been appointed Director of Nursing for Women's and Children's Services at Prisma Health Richland Hospital and Prisma Health Children's Hospital in the Midlands.

Advancing Simulation Education

The Society for Simulation (SSH) and the Council for Accreditation of Health Simulation Programs have granted SAEL accreditation in Teaching/Education.

December CON Creators Blog

See what's new this month with the CON Creators! 

College of Nursing Outstanding Student Awards

December 2021 graduation awards. These awards are given by faculty to students.

Recent Alumna Receives Nursing Daisy Award

Hope Steger ('20 BSN) received the Daisy Award for her excellent and compassionate patient care!

Annual UofSC College of Nursing Research and Scholarship Day

Annual UofSC College of Nursing Research and Scholarship Day | April 8, 2022, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 2022 | UofSC Alumni Center

CON Creators November Blog

Four undergraduate students share study and stress tips leading up to exams.

AANP President Recognizes UofSC Nursing Vaccine Efforts

The College of Nursing was honored by American Association of Nurse Practitioners for life-saving efforts during COVID-19.

Primary Objective

South Carolina desperately needs more nurse practitioners, especially in rural areas. The College of Nursing is meeting the challenge.

Nurse Practitioner Week

During NP Week we recognize the more than 325,000 nurse practitioners licensed in the U.S.

A Leader Within

Robin Dawson and Allison Jamison-Haggwood focused their Cockcroft project on COVID-19 problem-solving.

A Broad Mission

Junior, Avery Cambria's outlook on nursing was impacted by a medical mission trip. This spring, he looks forward to another trip.

Journey to a New Normal

Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Karen Worthy, shares her experience with SJS/TEN.

Health Care Outside the Hospital

Cynthia Corbett and the Center for Advancing Chronic Care Outcomes through Research and Innovation team (ACORN) are partnering with the Prisma Health PACE program to study the impact of virtual home assistants (Amazon's Alexa) on elderly adults.

Passion for Service and People

Cassie Sutton currently serves as Teen Miss SC and is a freshman nursing student. Her passion for service and people can be seen in her volunteer work across the state and in her excitement for nursing.

Practice in a Pandemic

The Class of 2020's first year in practice.

Life-Long Learning

DNP student Janet Kubas serves as a liaison on national councils to represent UofSC Nursing.

Midwife Background Provides Unique Perspective

Dr. Rhonda Johnson has helped over 1,500 women give birth. Johnson is a Clinical Assistant Professor, an APRN, has her DNP, and is a Certified Nurse Midwife.

UofSC Faculty Advocate for Health Literacy Month

Governor McMaster recognizes Health Literacy Month with Proclamation.

Meet The CON Creators

This fall, we launched a new student storytelling opportunity with the CON Creators scholarship. Four undergraduate students were chosen to represent their classmates.


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