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Fred Vautour Cleaning Bathroom
Devoted Father Works Night Shifts to Put Five Children Through College

Fred Vautour works night shifts as a janitor at Boston College to put all five of his children through college tuition - free. All of them graduated from Boston College, and the youngest, Alicia Vautour, graduated from the Connell School of Nursing on Monday, May 23rd, 2016.

Another interview was conducted with the family here:

New Learning Laboratory Dedicated to Brown Family

The Connell School of Nursing recently dedicated their new laboratory to the Browns who gifted the school with a training facility complete with hospital beds, manikens, and training models. 

Renee Bichette
CSON Nursing - Athlete Places 7th at NCAA Fencing Championship

Renee Bichette, a student in the Connell School of Nursing and athlete for Boston College's fencing team, has placed seventh in the NCAA fencing championship. Also named Eagle of the Week, Bichette is not only an accomplished athlete, but also an accomplished student and was nominated for the ACC Scholar - Athlete award. Congratulations, Renee!

KILN Alumni Panel & Networking Night

KILN event allows undergraduate students to meet alumni, hear their stories, and be inspired to be the best that they can be. 

CSON Ranked #7 Among Nursing Schools Nationwide

Using a variety of criteria such as tuition, financial aid, admission rate, graduation rate, class size, and students' ratings, out of more than 500 nursing schools across the United States, Boston College's William F. Connell School of Nursing has been ranked #7 among Nursing Schools nationwide on College Resource Network for the year 2015 - 2016.

Chiamaka Okorie
Okorie named 2016 MLK Memorial Scholarship Winner

CSON student, Chiamaka Okorie '17, has been named the 2016 winner of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship - an award given to juniors who have demonstrated high academic achievement, extracurricular leadership, and community service. 

colleen nuzzolese
Associate Professor Awarded Fulbright to Chile

Melissa Sutherland, Associate Professor of the Connell School of Nursing, was recently awarded a Fulbright award to Chile. 

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The Heights

Kayla Fernando, a writer for Boston College's The Heights, explores the Connell School of Nursing's history, its mission, and its vision for the future. 

Colleen Nuzzolese
Alumna named MedStar Georgetown's Associate of the Year

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital named Colleen Nuzzolese its Associate of the Year for 2015. Nuzzolese graduated from the Boston College Connell School of Nursing in 2011. 

Sara Looby
Alumna one of 2016 Claflin Distinguished Scholars

Dr. Sara Looby, CSON Alumna, was one of six people who were awarded the 2016 Claflin Distinguished Scholars Award by MGH.