CSON KILN scholars Lanah Han '18 and Lea Nelligan '18 submitted winning proposals in the summer of 2016 and were awarded grants from Boston College to fund their independent student projects. Han traveled to South Korea for her project while Nelligan traveled to Ecuador.
CSON students and faculty hosted the BC Runs for Haiti 5k on O’Neil Plaza on Sunday, September 18, 2016. The annual event raises funds to purchase medications and medical supplies for CSON students to deliver to Haitian communities during their mission trip each winter. This year they raised $3,695, making it their most successful fundraiser to date.
Graduate students Alexandra May and Lindsay Williams have won scholarships as part of the TOGETHER WE CARE® Nurse Practitioner Scholarship Program sponsored by MinuteClinic and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. The scholarships, both worth $2,500, are awarded to future nurse practitioners across the United States.
Clinical Associate Professor Susan DeSanto-Madeya has been named a 2016 Sojourns Scholar by Cambia Health Foundation, as part of its initiative to advance palliative care in the U.S. She is one of 10 physicians and nurses selected from around the country for Cambia Health Foundation’s Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program.
Professor Ann Wolbert Burgess, a pioneer in the field of forensic nursing and an internationally recognized leader in the treatment of victims of trauma and abuse, has been designated a “Living Legend” by the American Academy of Nursing, the academy’s highest honor. Burgess is one of five nurses being recognized this year by the AAN.
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Roy Adaptation Model, which is currently being taught and practiced by nurses worldwide. Since the development of her theory, Sister Callista Roy has been named a Living Legend, received five honorary doctorate degrees, inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau Hall of Fame, and has spoken in over 35 countries.
Professor Ann Burgess has been named a "Living Legend" by the New England Chapter of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (NEAPNA). Her work on the impact of trauma and abuse of victims has significantly influenced the world of nursing. Congratulations to Professor Burgess!
The American Academy of Nursing recently announced the 2016 Class of New Fellows. The Academy fellows represents all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 28 other countries. Congratulations to Danny Willis for his accomplishment as a nurse leader!
Chenille Morrison, BS, RN, CSON ‘14, shares her experience transitioning from a student in KILN to a nurse in the ER.
Scholars and mentors were recognized on May 3rd, 2016 for their leadership, accomplishments and active participation in KILN.