Congratulations to Laura Wintersteen-Arleth of the WSU College of Nursing, who received Washington State University’s Crimson Spirit Award in September.
Kyle Ross, Academic Coordinator for the WSU College of Nursing, is one of 10 members of NACADA, the Global Community for Academic Advising, chosen to participate in a mentorship program for the professional organization.
Ross was named a mentor for NACADA’s Emerging Leaders program, which helps members gain the skills and experience necessary to move into leadership positions. That might be an elected position in the organization, but it also could mean leadership in research, publications, presentations, and other areas in NACADA. The program was launched a decade ago to encourage diversity in the organization’s leadership ranks, and Ross was himself an Emerging Leader in … » More …
Assistant Dean Debbie Brinker was named one of two recipients of the President’s Distinguished Teaching Awards for Instructors and Clinical Faculty – the first College of Nursing faculty member to receive the honor.
Brinker teaches professional development and senior practicum courses and is Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Community Engagement; she’s been on the College of Nursing faculty for 13 years.
As an educator, “My primary focus is to engage students so we grow leaders in health care,” she said. But Brinker said credit for her honor also goes to the College of Nursing’s exceptional faculty, staff, and students, who she called “the why … » More …
By Cheryl Reed
The WSU Graduate School has awarded Associate Professor Phyllis Eide the 2017 Graduate School Mentor Academy Award for Excellence for her work in mentoring graduate students. Eide has been a faculty member in the College of Nursing on the WSU Spokane campus since 2002, and a member of the Graduate School Mentor Academy since 2009.
“When I found out I had won the award, I just about fell off my chair,” said Eide. “I am gratified beyond belief. It is one of the highlights of my year.”
The Graduate Mentor Academy is a group of faculty who have volunteered to assist students … » More …