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A Continued Passion

Victoria Yandle discovered her passion for nursing at a young age during the care she received in the hospital. After 36 years working as an RN, she has returned to school to pursue a DNP.

Freshmen FAQ's with Senior Nursing Students

We are thrilled to welcome the class of 2025 to the University of South Carolina! Let the fun and studying begin!

Summer Experiences: Student Externships

This summer nursing students participated in summer externships across the state and country. Learn more about their experiences!

Thanking Sue Heiney

The College of Nursing thanks Sue Heiney for her career's work with cancer research and her dedication to the college. Her passion and spirit will be missed. We wish Sue well in her next chapter as she retires.

Spring 2021 President's & Dean's List

"Congratulations on achieving outstanding academic success for the Spring 2021 semester." - Dean Jeannette Andrews

Class of 1971's 50th Reunion

The class of 1971 eagerly celebrated their 50th class reunion during a luncheon at the Palmetto Club in Columbia, SC. Alumni traveled near and far to reunite and commemorate their time at the College of Nursing.

Graduate School

Meet the students behind the number one ranked online graduate program in the country (US News and World Report).

Alumni Open Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic

UofSC Nursing alumni, Dr. Sheila Belton-Gaymon and Dr. Sandra Randolph, opened the doors to their women led, Primary Care Clinic, Ivy Health Solutions.

2021 Carolina Clinical Excellence Conference

The College of Nursing and The Capitol Nurse Practioner Group present the 2021 Carolina Clinical Conference.

UofSC nurse scientist helps survivors of lung cancer breathe new life

Dr. Karen McDonnell's home-based symptom management program helps patients better manage symptoms and improve their quality of life.

Nursing Students Volunteer 5,474 Hours at Midlands Vaccine Sites

Over the semester, 571 nursing students and 49 faculty members modeled a core value of nursing: commitment. Without hesitation, students and faculty committed themselves to the fight against COVID-19 and the health of the greater Columbia, SC community.

Donor Spotlight: The Lee Family

Gary Lee is a passionate advocate and generous donor, financially and with his time, of the College of Nursing. His career in the medical supply industry has provided him with a unique insight into nursing and the important role nurses play in the healthcare system.

Leadership Distinction: Caroline Guynn

May 2021 graduate, Caroline Guynn, shares her Graduation with Leadership Distinction story with us. Students who earn Graduation with Leadership Distinction demonstrate extensive, purposeful engagement beyond the classroom.

Oh, The Places They're Going

The College of Nursing family wishes our May 2021 graduates the very best as they leave our doors and begin their nursing journeys.

SmartStart for Career Advancement

The College of Nursing is thrilled and proud to graduate the first cohort of SmartStart graduates! The Nursing SmartStart program was founded in 2017 in partnership with UofSC's Honors College.

Gamecock Nursing Experience: Brendan Kreag

After graduation in May, Brendan Kreag is eager to begin his nursing career in the cardiothoracic intensive care unit at Duke University Hospital. Over the past four years of nursing school, Kreag has fully lived the Gamecock nursing experience by immersing himself in educational and leadership opportunities.

Nurses Month 2021

Since the pandemic, honoring our nation’s nurses is more profoundly significant, which makes this month of recognition in May even more important.

The Heart of a Gamecock Nurse: Dwayne Alleyne

The Gamecock Nursing Nation is sewn together by thousands of nurses with a common thread- they all have a heart for nursing. Our new series explores and celebrates the characteristics and traits of Gamecock nurses and their hearts.

2020-2021 UofSC Student Awards

Each year UofSC celebrates the service, scholarship, leadership and character of our student community with an Awards Day celebration.

READI 2 Work: Nursing Pipeline Program

Junior and senior nursing students at the College of Nursing now have the opportunity to gain additional training as a paid employee in partnership with Prisma Health.

A Family Affair: Mother & Daughter Nursing Duo

As a child, Dakota Bruccoli watched in admiration of her mother's natural ability to care for others and her passion for nursing. When it came time to choose a major as a UofSC freshman this past spring, Dakota was eager to share with her mother she wanted to be a nurse.

Alumni Spotlight: 2020 Alumni Awards Winners

The College of Nursing recognizes excellence in our nursing graduates by awarding Outstanding Nurse Alumnus awards. Get to know our 2020 alumni award winners and what makes them stand out!

Men In Nursing

Nurses care for patients of all backgrounds, genders, and experiences. It is valuable for a patient to feel represented by their healthcare providers. Male nurses provide a unique perspective and offer a varied set of skills.

Donor Feature: Bloom Where You Are Planted

As parents, David and Lynn have always encouraged their son "to bloom wherever you are planted". Through The David and Lynn Wythe Nursing Endowed Scholarship Fund, the Wythe's are able to provide opportunities for nursing students to bloom.

Fall 2020 President's & Dean's List

Congratulations on achieving outstanding academic success for the fall 2020 semester. Your dedication to your nursing classes and electives reflects in your scholarly accomplishments. - Dean Jeannette Andrews


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