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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.

CSON grad joins fight against Ebola in West Africa

John Welch, M.S. ‘12, a graduate of the school’s nurse anesthesia program, traveled to Liberia to help treat Ebola patients. He spoke with WBZ-TV in Boston before he left.

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 NursePractionerSchools.com.

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.