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Congratulations to Dr. Becky Kronk on her acceptance in the AACN’s Leadership for Academic Nursing Program (LANP)! This fellowship is designed to further develop and enhance leadership skills in new and emerging executive administrators in baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs. LANP prepares participants to accept academic leadership positions, including the role of dean or director of the nursing academic unit. 
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Congratulations to junior nursing student Heather Konstanzer who received the School of Nursing Undergraduate Research Award for her poster, "Is Universal Healthcare Universally Better?" (Advisor Cherith Simmer). She made good use of existing data, applied research principles, and effectively communicated her findings.
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The #Duquesne Day of Giving is on 2.16.16! Please join me in making a donation to support our students! www.duq.edu/dayofgiving #DUQDayofGiving
The Duquesne Day of Giving is a one-day virtual fundraising event that will happen on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. On that day, all Duquesne University alumni, faculty, staff and friends from around the world will come together and show their love for DU and our students by making online ...
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U.S. News and World Report has ranked the Duquesne University School of Nursing among the nation's Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs for the fourth consecutive year!
School of Nursing Among 'U.S. News' Top 20 Best Online Programs. January 13, 2016. U.S. News and World Report has ranked the Duquesne University School of Nursing among the nation's Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs for the fourth consecutive year. As part of the overall 2016 Best Online ...
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Dr. Alison Colbert has been chosen as the Associate Editor of the International Journal of Forensic Nursing (JFN). She has served as a member of the Board of JFN for the past three years. Congratulations!

Dr. Colbert is also a contributor to the new Forensic Nursing book by Dr. Kathleen Sekula - "A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing"
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Congratulations to Drs. Alison Colbert and Melanie Turk, winners of the 2016 Creative Teaching Award!
Their project was titled "Building Empathy: Using Simulation to Help Nursing Students Understand the Experience of Poverty."
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Noteworthy: Glasgow was among 14 nursing leaders selected from across the country to serve as a leadership mentor at the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor ...
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Thank you to the wonderful students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends of Duquesne for your tremendous support! We could not do this without you! $109,122 was raised!
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Check out this article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette with our own Debra Lewis!
Debra Lewis was in high school and working as a candy striper at Sewickley Valley Hospital when her life came to a crossroads. She had her sights set on a career in interior design but chose instead to become a nurse after feeling called to the profession. With 41 years dedicated to the field, she has never regretted her decision. “That was the path I was supposed to take and I’ve never looked back,” said Ms. Lewis, 62, of Crescent. In honor of h...
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Congratulations to Dr. Susan Kelly who has been accepted to the NLN 2016 Leadership Development Program for Simulation Educators.

Susan will learn how to use best practices in creating simulation scenarios, implementing simulation, as well as debriefing, and evaluation.
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The School of Nursing is a widely recognized pioneer in nursing education and is recognized by the National League for Nursing as a Center of Excellence.
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The purpose of the School of Nursing is to prepare nurses to practice professional nursing to meet the dynamic health care needs of individuals, families, groups, and communities. Faculty facilitate the education of students in the art and science of nursing to provide ethical, holistic, culturally competent, and population-based care in collaboration with a variety of health care systems.

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The School of Nursing is a widely recognized pioneer in nursing education, having created Pennsylvania’s first B.S.N. program in 1937 and the nation’s first online nursing Ph.D. program in 1997. Today, our school is recognized by the National League for Nursing as a Center of Excellence, and our graduate program has been ranked nationally by US News & World Report. 
Our nursing programs truly prepare students to succeed. In fact, we were proud to earn a 100 percent pass rate on the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Board Exam for the 2011 graduates of our Family Nurse Practitioner Program.