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Grant helps KILN scholar fund research in Ghana

Sonia Chiamaka Okorie '17, traveled to Africa in the summer of 2015 after receiving the Amanda V. Houston Traveling Fellowship from Boston College.

Joyce Edmonds Honored for Excellence in Education

Assistant Professor Joyce K. Edmonds, RN, MPH, PhD, has been honored by the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) for her commitment to educating student nurses.

CSON part-time faculty member takes on new role in a new primary care practice

Elizabeth Donahue '05, M.S. '10, who has traveled to Haiti with Connell School faculty and students, provides patient-centered care as a primary care provider, in a new medical facility in Boston.

Associate Professor awarded research grant from American Holistic Nurses Association

Dr. Jane Flanagan has received a competitive grant to explore web-based yoga intervention for breast cancer survivors.

Lourdes Pilgrimage

Connell School of Nursing students share reflections about their recent trip to Lourdes, France, with the Order of Malta.

Interdisciplinary collaborations in nursing discussion at reunion

At the Connell School of Nursing’s reunion event, Cecilia McVey ’72, associate director of Nursing and Patient Services at the VA Boston Healthcare System, received the 2015 Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award.

KILN celebrates its successes in 2014-2015

The third annual KILN Awards capped off the end of the academic year and gave students and faculty a chance to get together one more time to recognize each other's accomplishments.

Connell School of Nursing opens in Maloney Hall with Reunion Weekend Event

CSON will host the first event at its new location in Maloney Hall during Reunion Weekend: a reception in honor of 2015 Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award recipient Cecilia McVey '72.

Commencement 2015

CSON Dean, faculty, and graduates participated in the University's 139th Commencement Exercises.

Sigma Research Night

The Alpha Chi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International held its annual spring research program.

Nursing Careers and Patient Care

In a recent ranking of the best and worst states for nurses, Associate Professor Judith Shindul-Rothschild was interviewed about the future of the nursing profession and how new grads can navigate their way to a successful career.

Senior to Remember: Kelly DiStefano

The stand-out student athlete, and dedicated nursing major, reflects on her experiences at Boston College and gives some advice to those coming up behind her.

Our Move: BC School of Nursing

Work has begun to prepare a new clinical teaching center for nursing students.  

Ph.D. student receives scholarship to continue her work in the area of oncology nursing

Debra Lundquist has earned an ONS Foundation Research Doctoral Scholarship for the 2015-2016 academic year.

KILN scholars attend global conference

Chiamaka Okorie '17 and Nina Wujech, M.S. '15, reflect on their attendance at the Unite for Sight Global Health and Innovation Conference at Yale University.

KILN alumni returned to BC

Seven CSON graduates participated in a panel presentation to current students about their transition from BC student to full-time nurse.

Students and faculty traveled to Nicaragua for a clinical immersion experience over Spring Break

Students administer care, while learning about the country, its political system, and health care delivery system.

Connell School Faculty Earn Professional Honors

Two CSON faculty members to be honored by the American Nurses Association Massachusetts at its convention in April.

Engaging Communities in Research

Accomplished community-based researcher shares her approach to working with communities to gather information and create positive outcomes.

Advancing the Nurse Practitioner Profession

Dr. Susan Kelly-Weeder will be inducted as a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

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.