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Assistant Professor recognized for research into nursing care at Magnet and non-Magnet hospitals

Dr. Kyung Hee Lee received the 2014 Nursing Outlook in Practice Award.

KILN Students network with nurse leaders at the New England Regional Black Nurses Association Dinner

S. Chiamaka Okorie ’17 and Patience Marks ’15 share reflections from the inspirational evening.

Three nursing faculty promoted to Associate Professor

Boston College Connell School of Nursing is pleased to announce that three faculty have been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Students share the fruits of research projects they’ve undertaken during the previous year.

Nursing students and faculty return to the Dominican Republic to provide education and continue to build relationships

The group travelled to two sugar cane communities outside of Santo Domingo for eight days over winter break.

Nursing school Alumna who helped coin "AHANA" to speak at MLK banquet

Valerie D. Lewis-Mosley '79, who co-originated the registered BC trademark acronym "AHANA," is the guest speaker at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Banquet.

Associate Dean studies mothers’ role in reducing HIV infections in daughters

Kathy Hutchinson and her team's research on mother-daughter pairs in Jamaica, was featured in the Fogarty International Center newsletter.

Nursing faculty help explore why nurse is ranked as the top in-demand job

Sean P. Clarke, associate professor for undergraduate programs and Judith Shindul-Rothschild, associate professor, both gave interviews for the story posted on

Connell School of Nursing Global Program Expands to Chile

The School of Nursing's global summer university has added a new partner: Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile) in Santiago, considered a premier university in South America.

BC alum is the first nurse to join the Board of Trustees of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Nurse Advocate Karen Daley brings more than 25 years of clinical nursing experience to the DFCI Board.

Assistant Professor inducted as a Fellow of the American Heart Association

Kelly Stamp has been recognized for her scientific and professional accomplishments, as well as volunteer leadership and service in the field.

Connell School and VA Boston Establish Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Residency Program

CSON is one of only four partnerships in the country chosen to pilot the new program.

Students and faculty return to Boston College after their trip to Haiti

Students share personal experiences from their medical mission trip during winter break.

BC Nursing Professor wants to improve violence screenings on college campuses

Melissa Sutherland has received a federal grant to continue her work to reduce violence against college women.

The School of Nursing participates in the University's inaugural research day event

A day highlighting faculty and student research in global public health included presentations by an assistant professor and senior.

CSON walks to victory again

The Connell School of Nursing tops the charts and continues to lead the way in HEALTHY YOU contest.

CSON students and faculty talk Haitian health care

Dean Hilda Alcindor from Haiti visited the Connell School of Nursing.

Mid-Year Commencement

A Mass was held for seniors who completed their degree requirements by December.

A long-standing collaboration with the VA yields practice partnership award for Boston College

Boston College along with 5 area nursing schools, have been recognized for their alliance with the Veterans Administration.

Haley Nursing Forum enters its fifth year

BWH nurses and BC faculty gather to celebrate and share new knowledge generated through the Haley Nurse Scientist Program.

Nursing Day & Career Fair 2014

Students connect with hiring managers and nursing school alums to receive valuable career advice.

Global public health program unites nursing school with other disciplines

A team-taught course by Nursing Assistant Professor Melissa Sutherland and Social Work Assistant Professor Summer Hawkins, guides students to look at health from a global perspective.

Leading with Authenticity

BC alum Maureen Gormley ‘85 was the fall semester’s guest speaker during CSON’s Pinnacle Lecture Series.

Faculty from the Connell School gathers with other premier gerontologists in D.C.

The Gerontological Society of America aims to advance the study of aging, through research, education, and practice.

Associate Professor takes the helm to lead a prestigious nursing organization

Dr. Jane Flanagan is the new President of the Society of Rogerian Scholars.

CSON recognized as one of the most innovative nursing grad programs

The educational website known as "Best Master of Science in Nursing Degrees" recognized the Connell School of Nursing, in particular its Global Health Initiative, on its list of 20 nursing master's degree programs with innovative approaches to learning.

Jobs with special meaning

CSON participates in BC's Supported Employment Program, which brings persons with special needs into 'a great community'.

Global internships give nursing students new perspectives

Three students from the school of nursing received Advanced Study Grants in 2014. Two of them reflect back on the experience and what they learned.

Nursing school recognized for commitment to gerontological nursing

The Connell School of Nursing named a National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence.

Sean Clarke brings expertise on academia-practice to CSON

Internationally known nurse researcher is the new associate dean for undergraduate programs at the Connell School of Nursing.