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Nursing students honored at the halfway point to becoming nurse practitioners

Thirty-seven students in an accelerated master's nursing program are one step closer to becoming nurse practitioners.

CSON seniors present at international meeting

Six Undergraduate Research Fellows attended the September 2014 Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Leadership Connection conference in Indiana.

Stained Glass to soon glow again in Maloney Hall

Stained Glass from Cushing Hall’s chapel now undergoes rehab by local restoration company before moving to its new home.

Boston College Associate Professor to join an elite group of nursing leaders

Dr. Marie Boltz is recognized for career contributions in the field of gerontological nursing.

Professor one of top 25 in pediatric nursing

Lelia Holden Carroll Professor Judith Vessey, is named among the top 25 pediatric nursing professors by

On a mission to give back in her home country

Master’s student takes part in a medical mission to her home country, Cameroon, where more than 3,000 people received health care in five days.

Student’s research in South Africa published in online publication

Senior’s independent research project is selected by the School for International Training, to be published in online database featuring projects from programs around the world.

Class of 2018 Ready to Tackle Nursing

The Connell School of Nursing held a Freshmen Welcome event for the class of 2018.

Challenges and rewards of forensic nursing

Collecting evidence is a big part of caring for crime victims. Professor Ann Burgess, a pioneer in the teaching of forensic nursing, talks about the growing importance the field with the Boston Herald.

Summer program offers global perspective to students from three cultures

Global health program unites students to explore the needs of diverse and undeserved populations.

Scholarship recipient shares her personal journey into nursing

Yvonne Shih '15, one of three Minority Nurse Award winners, wants to empower other minority nursing students to see their strengths.

Educator receives distinguished award for leadership in nurse advocacy

Jane Flanagan has been recognized for her contributions in the Nurse Practitioner field.

Lourdes Pilgrimage

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

Two nurse leaders honored for significant achievements in the field of nursing ethics

At the Connell School of Nursing’s reunion event, Martha Jurchak, Ph.D. ’96 and Ellen Robinson, M.S. ’83, Ph.D. ’97, each received the 2014 Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award.

Award recognizes CSON faculty member’s palliative care research

The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association has selected Assistant Professor Stewart Bond as a research scholar.

Internationally Renowned Nurse Educator to join Connell School of Nursing

Sean Clarke, RN, Ph.D., FAAN to start July 1, as Associate Dean of the Undergraduate Program.

A Boston conference provides the opportunity for a KILN scholar to do more than just network

Graduate student gets hands-on experience in a variety of basic procedures that primary care PNPs perform in the office.

CSON graduate student shares her experience at the NPACE conference

Nina Wujech, M.S. '15 gets insight on what it takes to be a nurse practitioner.

A Global Health and Innovation Conference reinforces student's interest to work in global nursing

KILN scholar Denic Calub '14, hopes to one day make a difference in the field of global health.

A "Valley of the Sun" conference leaves a KILN scholar armed with tools to blaze her own trail

Shri Sahay '14 attended the Society of Pediatric Nurses (SPN) Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, with the help of KILN funding.

Sigma Research Day

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

KILN Awards

KILN scholars and mentors celebrate the end of the academic year.

Commencement 2014

US Secretary of State John F. Kerry J.D. ’76 addressed the class of 2014.

Senior Convocation and Pinning Ceremony

The Connell School of Nursing welcomed 92 women and men into the nursing profession.

Ann Riley Finck ’66 to receive honorary degree

Finck will be recognized for her contributions to the nursing profession at Commencement.

Cycle for Survival

Students ride for an important cause, in memory of a CSON graduate.

Student leaders attend National Student Nurses Association Conference in Nashville

Conference provides information and resources for student nurses heading into the workforce.

Sophomore wins highly-competitive Study Abroad Scholarship

Laura Mata '16 will travel to Ecuador to do community service in clinics and at an orphanage.

Students conduct research in India, Thailand, and Tanzania

Advanced Study Grants give undergraduates the opportunity to learn research skills.

A Senior to remember

Alexis Carriere '14, chosen as one of the six outstanding seniors of the graduating class, talks about her BC experience.