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The CON Dept of Women Children & Family Health Sciences (WCFHS) once again this year gathered and donated xmas gifts to Chicagolamp-Lawndale Mentoring agency.
"Meet and Greet" and other information sessions are an important way for prospective students to learn about programs at UIC College of Nursing (CON). These sessions can also include, as a recent article on CON's newest regional campus in Springfield explains, everything from help filling out the application form to evaluating transcripts.
The President's Award for 2015 from the American Association for the History of Nursing (AAHN) went to CON's own Dr. Brigid Lusk.
Rockford CON DNP students Kasia Szerlag and Stacy Pillar along with Regional Director Dr. Kelly Rosenberger participated in this year's "No Harm on the Farm Tour". The annual event, held at Scheidairy Farm in Stephenson County, lasts the whole day and is intended to teach medical students about potential dangers facing Illinois rural residents.
Associate Dean Linda Scott and four College of Nursing students and Jonas Scholars Triniece Pearson, Kathy Kobler Julie Johnson, and Laura Monahan join 315 other 2014-2016 scholars in Washington DC to share their leadership projects.
Regional Director Elaine Hardy, PhD, RN was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Nurses Association (ANA) Illinois as part of the 2015 slate. Elected as President was CON PhD student Dan Fraczkowski.
Dr. Martha Bergren has been appointed to the National Quality Forum pediatric measures committee.
With over 3000 in attendance, local and regional high school students were excited to learn more about careers in the healthcare field at the 2015 Academy Expo in Rockford.