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Congratulations to Dr. Kathy Sawin who was chosen as one of 100 outstanding graduates from Indiana University School of Nursing in celebration of their 100th Anniversary. Dr. Sawin was honored the weekend of June 20, 2014 at the School’s 100th … Continue reading
Two College of Nursing faculty members were presented with DAISY Faculty Awards at the May 2014 Graduation Convocation. Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu and Jennifer Doerr are the 2014 award winners. The DAISY Faculty Award was created to provide colleges/schools of nursing a … Continue reading
The College is excited to announce that the first BS-DNP graduating class (Spring 2014) has achieved a 100% pass rate for the ANCC FNP certification boards test. Kelly Crawford Lisa Drew Jody Erickson Erin Grueneberg Elizabeth Henry Tiffany Kedzierski Rachelle … Continue reading
Dagny Aiken Jon Beck Jean Bell-Calvin Joy Blattner Denise Borchardt Sheryl Borjak Kristie Brooke Tara Bully Debra Burgard Roxanne Cliff Rose Dodd Elaine Doyle Linda Dreyfus Jill Edwards Logan Elangoven Vicki Fresen Cori Gibson Amber Gonzalez Grant Jodeen Green Susan … Continue reading
Congratulations to the Master of Nursing Class of 2014 who celebrated 100% pass rate for the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) exam.  The Master of Nursing Program is led by Director, Dr. Ann Cook. Abbi Orcholski Amanda David Amanda Farrell Claire … Continue reading
UWM is host to many World Health Day events in April. The events are free and open to the public.
UW-Milwaukee proudly celebrates Westlawn Gardens for achieving Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design for Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) Stage 3 Silver Certification, placing it at the top of an elite group of LEED certified developments that emphasize sustainability. As the world’s … Continue reading
Fellowships, student loan forgiveness programs part of new Nurses for Wisconsin initiative
Nursing programs at four University of Wisconsin System schools, including the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, are offering new fellowship and loan forgiveness programs to encourage nurses to pursue doctoral degrees or postdoctoral training and assume nurse educator positions in Wisconsin. Continue reading
Visiting Scholars Dr. Myunghee Jun is a visiting scholar from Daejeon University in South Korea. She has participated in multiple research activities during her time at UWM. Dr. Jun’s research included seven peer reviewed published articles, three accepted abstracts for … Continue reading
Dr. Doris Schoneman, program director of RN Education, discusses the new RN-BS flex option, which is an assessment-based, competency option on NPR. Request information regarding the flex option.  
Nursingmatters highlighted UWM College of Nursing Institute for Urban Health Partnerships EPA CARE grant that directly impacts the Westlawn Neighborhood Community. Nursingmatters (September 2013, vol.24, number 9, page 2)  
Linda Scalzo, MSN, RN, has earned the designation Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) after meeting strict eligibility criteria and successfully completing a rigorous certification examination developed and administered by the National League for Nursing (NLN). Ms. Scalzo’s current teaching focus includes the … Continue reading
Undergrad Honors student wins third place in contest
Kristin Radloff, an undergraduate honors nursing student, won third place in the UWM Women’s Studies Annual Paper contest for her paper, “The Truth behind Anorexia Nervosa in Women.” She won the award in the graduate category since the paper she wrote was from a summer … Continue reading
Thank You 2012-2013 Preceptors!
Lynn Auman LeAnn Auth Vanessa Baldwin Michele Baylock Jean Beineman Jean Bell-Calvin Katrina Berg Shelley Bohm Denise Borhardt Diane Bosovic Amanda Bowden Nicole Brasted Sandy Brekke Kristie Brooke Melissa Budish Liz Caccesse Kristy Caira AJ Capelli Joel Carroll Suzette Chern Kumari Chintamaneni Rita … Continue reading
A CARE-ing Collaboration for Westlawn
Paulette Bangura’s interest in improving the environment in her neighborhood is personal. Five years ago she had a double lung transplant after life-threatening complications from sarcoidosis, an immune disease that may be triggered by environmental toxins. Today she’s engaged in … Continue reading
Nursing Students Visit from Keimyung University
The CON welcomed a visiting group of 13 South Korean nursing students from Keimyung University who stayed for two weeks. This student delegation was led by Dr. Chungnam Kim, PhD, RN who was a Visiting Professor in the College of … Continue reading
The UWM College of Nursing is pleased to announce that Sarah Morgan, PhD, RN has earned the designation Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) after meeting strict eligibility criteria and successfully completing a rigorous certification examination developed and administered by the National League for … Continue reading
UWM Honors faculty, staff
Ernest Spaights Plaza Honoree Laurie K. Glass Professor Emerita College of Nursing Service to UWM: 1975-2005 Laurie Glass’ 30-year career at UWM reflects her commitment to the university’s success. This commitment was both internal – as a valued researcher, teacher … Continue reading
Suzanne Feetham Named a Living Legend
Suzanne Feetham, PhD, RN, FAAN, visiting professor in the UWM College of Nursing, was honored as an American Academy of Nursing (AAN) Living Legend this fall at the academy’s annual meeting. The award acknowledges Feetham’s 49 years of excellence in nursing and her impact on … Continue reading
Dr. Susan Dean-Baar awarded at Sigma Theta Tau International for contribution to the Standards of Rehabilitation Nursing Practice
The following UWM College of Nursing faculty received awards at the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), nursing honor society, 41st Biennial Convention in Texas this October: Susan L. Dean-Baar, associate dean for academic affairs and acting dean of the Joseph J. … Continue reading
Traditional Chinese Medicine and Culture 3 credits (Undergraduate or Graduate) Nursing 297, 497, or 780 Program Dates: June 8 - June 24, 2013 Instructors: Dr. Hong Tao & Dr. Anne Dressel, UWM College of Nursing This exciting new course will introduce students to … Continue reading
University of Wisconsin System President Kevin Reilly proclaimed Wednesday a watershed day for Wisconsin residents, as the UW System became perhaps the first public university system in the nation to roll out a set of 100% competency-based online degree programs … Continue reading
Too early to research? ‘Not so,’ say undergrads
David Stock explored the bones from abandoned cemeteries, looking for clues to life and death in rural Wisconsin. Dylan Wilmeth turned a longtime fascination with geology into research on rare geologic formations more than a billion years old. Florine Ndakuya … Continue reading
Mentors Ease the Way
Like many faculty members, Jennifer Doering of Nursing found herself balancing teaching, research, community service and caring for a young child. As a friend told her, she was burning the candle at both ends, but doing it with a blowtorch. … Continue reading
Suzanne Feetham, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dr. Feetham has held clinical, research and leadership positions in academia, health systems (Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC), the Federal government (US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Nursing Research … Continue reading
Theresa Bellone, MS
Ms. Bellone is the Academic Affairs Administrative Program Specialist responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of the projects and operations that support the delivery of the academic programs within the College of Nursing. She has over 15 years of … Continue reading
1954-2014 Fitzgerald, Kathleen L. Passed away on May 8, 2014, at her home in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Born on March 30, 1954, Kathy lived a life devoted to caring for others, through her extensive nursing career and her position as … Continue reading
RN-BSN Completion Program - Choose one, two or all three ways to learn. In-person, Online, Assessment.