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Adam Halvorsen and Teresa Gonzalez, Yakima in Olympia
Record number of WSU students advocate for nursing practice, citizens of WA State


Adam Halvorsen on Nurse Legislative Day advocates for nursing practice

(Tri-Cities student Adam Halvorsen and Yakima student Teresa Gonzalez)

By Sarah Schaub

It was a big day in Olympia, Washington Tuesday where a record 102 Washington State University College of Nursing students from across the state attended the 35th annual Nurse Legislative Day.

“Nurse Legislative Day is really about advocating for the nursing profession and for the citizens of Washington State,” said Debbie Brinker, Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs & Community Engagement at WSU College … » More …

Jae Kennedy
Study to Examine Affordable Care Act, Those with Disabilities

By Eric Sorensen, WSU

A Washington State University researcher will lead a $2.5 million examination of the federal Affordable Care Act’s impact on what may be the largest group in need of its services: people with disabilities.


Jae Kennedy“Their service needs are different and their health needs are more intensive,” said Jae Kennedy, professor and chair of the Department of Health Policy and Administration, College of Nursing, WSU Spokane. “There are a lot of reasons why this is an important population to study and make sure that the legislation is living up to its promise.”

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Dr. Nguyen-Truong honored as a refugee success story

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Communications Office


The WSU College of Nursing Communications Office is here to serve Nursing faculty, staff, students, and alumni. We oversee marketing, internal communications, website, social media, public relations, and graphic design. The office supports the overall goals of the college and University through activities, communication, and events that showcase our programs, research, and accomplishments.

Working with Communications

If you would like to request communications support for a new project for the College of Nursing, you must complete a communications project request form. (Students in other colleges should check with their communications offices about this service). Project requests might include:

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