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Coug Nurse saves a life at Martin Stadium

Andrea Perry ’11, was somehow put in the right place at the right time at last Thursday’s Washington State v. Utah game. Coug fan Rob Martin, of Seattle, was also attending the PAC-12 Conference game that night. Martin began feeling unwell during the game when Perry, an emergency room nurse, and her husband Ryan, a […]

Andrea Perry, '11

Success: Healthy People + Healthy Pets 2022

Every year the WSU College of Nursing and College of Veterinary Medicine get together for an event that touches our hearts and engages with the community! This year’s Healthy People + Healthy Pets event served over 60 people and their pets throughout the day.  Some people have asked why bring vet students and nursing students […]

WSU Nursing Faculty Recognized at March of Dimes “Heroes in Action”

Two Washington State University College of Nursing Faculty were recognized as “heroes in action” by the March of Dimes on October 7, 2022. Associate Professor Connie Nguyen-Truong, PhD, RN, ANEF was awarded the 2022 March of Dimes “Nurse of the Year” Award. And, Associate Professor Roschelle (Shelly) Fritz, PhD, RN received the March of Dimes […]

ANA Nursing Racial Reckoning Statement

The American Nurses Association will introduce its new Racial Reckoning Statement in September. Connie Nguyen-Truong, associate professor of nursing at WSU Vancouver, played a key role in the development of the statement. She was invited to be a discussant/consultant for national listening sessions and an all-day summit feedback session, helping to provide historical and contemporary […]

Reminder: two research studies seeking participants

Two College of Nursing research studies are seeking participants and would appreciate colleagues sharing with anyone who might fit the criteria needed:  Nurses as Essential Partners in Recognizing and Responding to Child Abuse and NeglectThe purpose of the study is to understand what contributes to nurse knowledge and reporting of child abuse and neglect. This survey […]

Connie Nguyen-Truong honored by Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization

Connie Nguyen-Truong received the prestigious Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization Honor in Leadership, Innovation, and Science in 2022. IRCO continues to be an important community research partner with Washington State University and College of Nursing. It’s one of the largest community-based organizations in the country serving immigrants and refugees, and has reach throughout southwest Washington.  […]

MESA looking for STEM professionals to serve as guest speakers

MESA would love to bring guest speakers into the classrooms for both middle school and high school MESA classes. We could use your help in identifying and approaching STEM professionals who would be eager to share their knowledge and experiences with the students.  Can you think about people you know who might be interested and then please […]