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WSU College of Nursing named a Center of Excellence

WSU College of Nursing named a Center of Excellence

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Actors play a role in health education at WSU

Actors play a role in health education at WSU

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Camp Stix offers a ‘powerful’ lesson for nursing students

Camp Stix offers a ‘powerful’ lesson for nursing students

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The Na-ha-shnee Health Sciences Institute is back for its 22nd year

Na-ha-shnee shows teens a future in health care

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  • WSU College of Nursing named a national Center of Excellence

    The WSU College of Nursing has been named a Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing, an honor given to only 15 schools and health care facilities nationwide in 2017.

    The award recognizes the College of Nursing’s statewide programs, innovation, research, community outreach, and its commitment to diversity.

    The National League for Nursing is a professional organization with 40,000 individual members and 1,200 institutional members. It provides professional development, testing services, research grants and public policy initiatives on nursing education and research.

    “Expert faculty create expert nurses. The WSU College of Nursing has been producing the finest nurses in Washington for close to … » More …

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  • WSU College of Nursing family mourns the passing of one of its founders

    On Sunday, the WSU College of Nursing lost one of our founders and an influential figure in nursing in the Pacific Northwest, when Betty Anderson passed away at the age of 99.

    Anderson was one of the remarkable nurse leaders whose vision and drive established the Intercollegiate Center for Nursing Education in 1968, and her legacy is the WSU College of Nursing.

    She once said of the College of Nursing, “We were all pioneers back then. And they’re still pioneering today.”

    Anderson was the Director of Nursing Service & Education at St. Luke’s Hospital in Spokane … » More …

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  • Shelly McHugh gives back to WSU Nursing because ‘they helped me’

     

    Just a decade after Shelly McHugh graduated from what would become known as the WSU College of Nursing, she began a regular habit of donating to the school.

    She’d begun planning her philanthropy even earlier, saying she told her husband before they got married, “Someday I’m going to be giving what I can to the WSU undergrad nursing school because they helped me.”

    McHugh’s generosity is mostly directed toward undergraduate student scholarships, because that’s the only way she was able to attend WSU. She graduated from what was then called the Intercollegiate Center for Nursing Education in 1977, with her Bachelor of Science in … » More …

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With campuses and classes in Eastern, Central, and Southwestern Washington, we understand the geography and needs of our state. Whether in urban or rural settings, we prepare nurses to be leaders and advocates for healthcare, patients, and the nursing profession.

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