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Share your Research and Scholarship accomplishments

The Office of Nursing Research & Scholarship would like to collect and share your research and scholarship accomplishments. We will request information on a monthly basis to share with multiple stakeholders, including each other, alums, donors, and WSU leadership. Examples might include publications, grant successes, and new collaborations. Please help us celebrate our nursing scholarship […]

Dr. Marian Wilson co-presenter on new CE course

Dr. Marian Wilson is one of two presenters for a class titled “Pain Management and Risks Associated with Substance Use Disorder.” The class, which offers 2 CE credits, takes place on July 27 from 5:30-7 pm Pacific time via Zoom. Dr. Wilson’s co-presenter is Dr. Timothy Sowicz, an assistant professor at the University of Arizona. […]

Health Workforce Summit coming up in Walla Walla

The Greater Columbia Accountable Community of Health invites healthcare professionals to the Future of the Health Workforce Summit coming up on July 28-29 in Walla Walla, Washington. In the current environment, many healthcare organizations in Washington state are encountering workforce woes with worker shortage, burnout, turnover, etc. But how can leadership successfully address these challenges? The […]

Stock photos available for download

In response to requests for stock art, there are now stock photos from the College of Nursing as well as licensed Adobe Stock photos on our CON Sharepoint site. Photos may be downloaded for your use, and are available to any CON faculty and staff. Visit this section of the Communications Sharepoint site to find […]

Where to report scam emails

You may occasionally receive an email that appears to be legitimate but when you hover over the actual address it is coming from another domain.  Or it may ask you to log in to a site you are unfamiliar with.  Please forward the email to For examples see the CAHNRS Phishing Gallery.  If you have any […]

Check out the “Finding Joy” podcast

The “Finding Joy” podcast is focused on the well-being of healthcare professionals. Each episode features an individual practitioner’s take on being at their best while working in the healthcare field even during difficult times. Recent and coming episodes have featured College of Nursing faculty and students, as well as faculty and students from the College […]

CON programs ranked by US News and World Report

U.S. News & World Report released its annual ranking of graduate school programs on Tuesday, including rankings of the WSU College of Nursing’s MN and DNP programs. WSU’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program ranked 30th in the 2023 list, out of 158 programs included. It tied in that 30th-place ranking with George Washington University, the […]

Natsuko Wood lands Sigma grant

Assistant Professor Natsuko Wood, PhD, RN, has received the 2021 small grant from Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing for her project entitled, The Breastfeeding Relationship between Employed Mother and Infant Dyads: A Mixed Methods Prospective Study. The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of maternal employment on the breastfeeding […]

Save the dates for Convocation, Commencement

Here are the dates and times for College of Nursing Convocation/Pinning and the separate Commencement (traditional graduation) ceremonies for each campus this spring: May 4 – Convocation/Pinning – Spokane, 5 p.m., Ferris High School Auditorium May 5 – Convocation/Pinning – Yakima, 2 p.m., PNWU campus; Tri-Cities, 6 p.m., Chief Joseph Middle School Auditorium May 6 […]