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Unwavering Gamecock Spirit

Barbara and Earl Lovelace's story began as two spirited Gamecock students on campus in the mid-1960's. Barbara Huitt was a nursing student and a cheerleader when she met Earl Lovelace, a basketball player, and history major.

He Won a National Title at UofSC: Now He's Working as a Nurse

A couple of weeks ago, in between 13-hour nursing shifts and innumerable diaper changes, Thomas found a little time to reminisce. His mother texted him that the SEC Network was re-airing the 2010 and 2011 College World Series championships, which featured South Carolina defeating UCLA and Florida, respectively.

Alumna & Nurse Leader Elected Richland County Coroner

Naida Rutherford is the first female and African American to serve as Richland County Coroner.

Alumni Spotlight- Nikita Pete

My proudest moment as a DNP student was completing my DNP project and presenting my defense. It was that moment during my presentation that I felt proud and thankful to have chosen UofSC again for my DNP.

Rising to the Challenge: Excellence in Nursing Education During a Pandemic

Since the beginning of COVID-19 we have remained steadfast in our commitment to quality and excellence. The past months have not disrupted our vision to be a preeminent College of Nursing of distinction that pioneers innovation, leadership, and excellence.

Supporting The Future of Nursing

Charles B. "Chuck" Chitty continues his family's philanthropy legacy with the Mary Seymour Kittrell Scholarship.

Getting Involved In Student Organizations

Student organizations within the College of Nursing provide professional development, leadership, and networking opportunities for students.

Remembering Your Clinical Experience

We recently asked our alumni on Facebook to share their memorable clinical experiences. A walk down memory lane showed us the impactful lessons that mentorship clinicals provide to nursing students.

Alumna Serves as UN Liason

Janice Hawkins was recently chosen as a Sigma Theta Tau International United Nations Liaison.

Breastfeeding Awareness Month With Dr. Tisha Felder

Dr. Tisha Felder, founder of Mocha Mamas Milk (MMM®) talks about breastfeeding education and support.

CON Health Centers Highlight

All of our centers provide nurse leaders with tools to innovate, research, plan, and implement.

Finding The Why

BSN student, Caroline Guynn did her summer externship at the Brain Injury Unit at Shepherd Center in Atlanta, GA.

Return to Grad School

When deciding on a school for my master's, I don't remember ever entertaining the idea of a school other than UofSC. I loved that I already knew and had relationships with some of the faculty and professors, knew what their expectations of us were, how they utilized blackboard and other virtual resources.

Thank You To Our CON Military

We salute our College of Nursing military students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Thank you for your service and sacrifice for our country. We spoke to current, retired, and future military to learn about their experiences and celebrate their leadership.

Gamecock Nursing Students Lead Campus Return

As part of UofSC's three-phased return plan, the College of Nursing is among a select few Health Science programs to transition back to face-to-face instruction.

We will make changes together

A Message from Dean Jeannette Andrews and Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Coretta Jenerette.

Frontline Gamecock

MSN student and Clinical Instructor for UofSC's Undergraduate Pediatric Course shares her experience on the frontlines.

Men's Health Month

The goal of Men's Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.

World Sickle Cell Awareness Day

My initial interest in sickle cell health management is personal, I have family members with the sickle cell disease.

A Message from Dean Andrews: We must work together to heal our nation.

Our core values of diversity, inclusivity, commitment, caring, integrity, respect, and professionalism are the heart of Gamecock Nursing Nation.

Cancer Stories on National Cancer Survivors Day

CON faculty & cancer survivors share their life-changing journey of surviving cancer.

Thank a Health Care worker Campaign

Women's Health Month

As I began to reflect, it was clear to me the importance of recognizing women's health and healthcare issues, not only as an individual, but the impact that women's healthcare issues have on families, communities, and populations.

Mental Health Month

Feelings of distress are reasonable responses to crisis. Focus on things that you can control.

DNP: Evidence-based Projects Into Practice

DNP students work with a mentoring team of CON faculty and project site champions on their chosen quality improvement projects.


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