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Sister Callista Roy
50th Anniversary of the Roy Adaptation Model

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. 

Ann Burgess
Ann Burgess is a Living Legend

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!

Danny Willis
Danny Willis is Named One of the 2016 Academy Fellows

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!

Maureen Gormley
CSON Alum Appointed New Deputy Director for Management

Congratulations to Maureen Gormley, who graduated with a BSN from Boston College's Connell School of Nursing! 

Since graduating, Gormley also received her MPH at Yale University school of Medicine and then her PhD at Fielding Graduate University. She has served a variety of leadership positions within the U.S. National Institute of Health (NIH), including Chief Operating Officer. Today, Gormley has just recently been appointed to be the new Deputy Director for the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).

Chenille Morrison
Updates from Chenille Morrison

Chenille Morrison, BS, RN, CSON ‘14, shares her experience transitioning from a student in KILN to a nurse in the ER. 

Picture of KILN scholars
The Fourth Annual KILN Awards and Recognition Celebration

Scholars and mentors were recognized on May 3rd, 2016 for their leadership, accomplishments and active participation in KILN.

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.

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.