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CSON Alumna Named One of the Most Influential in Aging

Nursing Alumna Jennie Chin Hansen, former president of AARP and formerly the CEO of the American Geriatrics Society, was recently named one of the top 50 people, most influential in aging. 

KILN Scholar attends Child Rights and Sight Conference in Connecticut

Sonia Chiamaka Okorie ’17 presented research at the conference from her summer fellowship in Ghana and called it an uplifting experience.

Press Ganey continues support of Connell School of Nursing

A leading provider of health care analytics and solutions, will sustain its fellowship, which is awarded to outstanding Connell School of Nursing graduate students who are expanding their studies in oncology, endocrinology or other clinical specialties.

Professor recognized for contributions to the field of child maltreatment

Professor Ann Wolbert Burgess received the Outstanding Professional Award from The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children.

Program for future nurse leaders gets a jolt from The Coca-Cola Foundation

The Coca-Cola Company and Foundation has pledged $100,000 to Connell School of Nursing’s Keys to Inclusive Leadership in Nursing (KILN) Program.

Nurse researcher developing screening tool for bullying

Carroll Professor Judith Vessey works toward a bullying screening tool to assist health care providers.

Houston fellowship winner undertook research project in Africa

Connell School of Nursing junior volunteered in Ghana this past summer as an Amanda V. Houston Fellow.

PhD student receives top honors for paper

Doctoral candidate Aimee Milliken will present her research paper in Houston, Texas at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities.

March of Dimes names Melissa Sutherland Nurse of the Year

Associate Professor Melissa Sutherland has been named a 2015 Nurse of the Year by the Massachusetts Chapter of the March of Dimes.

Master’s student one step closer to her goal of reducing health disparities among Brazilian women

Carolina Lopes, M.S. ’16 has been selected to participate in a student leadership program.

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.