Calendar of Events

APR 22
Doctor of Nursing Practice Project Defense: Kim Williams-White, BSBA, MS, RN, VNS-BC
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice Kim Williams-White, BSBA, MS, RN, CNS-BC. Will defend her capstone project: AN EVIDENCE-BASED TELEHEALTH PROTOCOL USING THE HEALTH BUDDY SYSTEM FOR PERSONS WTIH DIABETES. Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, Time: 1:00 PM, Place: CUN 795, Faculty, students, and the general public are invited. Dissertation Committee Members: Janet Bitzan, PhD, RN, Major Advisor Barb Daley, PhD, RN Karen Miller, MSN, RN
APR 22
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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APR 23
Doctor of Philosophy Defense: Pamela Fruechting, MSN, FNP-BC, ONP-C
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Pamela Fruechting, MSN, FNP-BC, ONP-C, will defend her dissertation: The Subjective Well-being of Youth Heads of Households in Rural Southern Malawi. Date: Wednesday April 23, 2014, Time: 3:30 PM, Place: CUN 775, Faculty, students, and the general public are invited. Dissertation Committee Members: Dr. Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu, Chair, Dr. Peninnah Kako, Dr. Erica Bornstein, Dr. Patricia Stevens, Dr. Audrey Tluczek.
APR 23
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Cunningham 775
APR 24
Doctor of Nursing Practice Project Defense: Tiffany Kedzierski, BSN, RN
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice, Tiffany Kedzierski, BSN, RN, will defend her capstone project: Patient Centered Education Intervention after Breast Cancer Diagnosis. Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014, Time: 1:00 PM, Place: CUN 775. Faculty, students, and the general public are invited. Dissertation Committee Members: Ann Cook, PhD, RN, Major Advisor, Julie Darmody, PhD, RN, John Yousif, MD.
APR 24
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cunningham 775
APR 25
Doctor of Nursing Practice Project Defense: Elizabeth Henry, BSN, RN
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice, Elizabeth Henry, BSN, RN, will defend her capstone project: Concussion Education for High School Coaches. Date: Friday, April 25, 2014, Time: 3:00 PM, Place: CUN 795. Faculty, students, and the general public are invited. Dissertation Committee Members: Susan Fontana, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, Major Advisor, Kim Litwack, PhD, RN, FAAN, APNP, Karen Mawn, MD, FAAP.
APR 25
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cunningham 795
APR 30
Doctor of Nursing Practice Project Defense:Anthony Hale, RN, MS, APNP, FNP-BC
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice, Anthony Louis Hale, RN, MS, APNP, FNP-BC, will defend his capstone project: A Quality Improvement Project to Address Health Literacy in an Inner City Urgent Care. Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, Time: 10:00 AM, Place: CUN 795, Faculty, students, and the general public are invited. Dissertation Committee Members: Suzanne Falco, PhD, RN, Major Advisor, Jane Leske, PhD, ACNS-BC, Syed Mohiuddin, MD.
APR 30
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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APR 30
Doctor of Nursing Practice Project Defense: Rachelle Beth Manke, BSN, RN
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice Rachelle Beth Manke, BSN, RN Will defend her capstone project: Dehydration Prevention: An Evidence Based Nursing Educational Program Presentation for Home Healthcare Nurses Working in the Community. Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, Time: 1:00 PM, Place: CUN 795, Faculty, students, and the general public are invited., Dissertation Committee Members Ann Cook, PhD, RN, Major Advisor, Janet Bitzan, PhD, RN, Amy Shockley, MSN, RN,
APR 30
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cunningham 795
MAY 01
Doctor of Nursing Practice Project Defense: Erin Gruenberg, BSN, RN

In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice, Erin Grueneberg, BSN, RN, will defend her capstone project: Advanced Care Planning: A Clinical Practice Change Project. Date: Thursday, May 1, 2014, Time: 1:00 PM, Place: CUN 795. Faculty, students, and the general public are invited. Dissertation Committee Members: Christine Kovach, PhD, RN, FAAN Major Advisor, Sarah Morgan, PhD, RN, CNE, Kristie Brooke, MSN, FNP-BC, APNP.
MAY 01
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cunningham 795
MAY 01
Doctor of Nursing Practice Project Defense: Kaitlin Ziemke, BSN, RN
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice, Kaitlin Ziemke, BSN, RN, will defend her capstone project: A Post-Hospital Discharge Follow-Up Protocol for Older Adults Living with Chronic Disease. Date: Thursday, May 1, 2014. Time: 2:00 PM, Place: CUN 595. Faculty, students, and the general public are invited. Dissertation Committee Members: Peninnah M. Kako, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, APNP, Major Advisor, Diane Schadewald, DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC, Abraham Varghese, MD
MAY 01
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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MAY 02
Doctor of Philosophy Defense: Donna F. M. Jamieson, MS, RN, NEA-BC
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Donna F. M. Jamieson, MS, RN, NEA-BC, will defend her dissertation, STRATEGIC FLEXIBILITY IN NOT-FOR-PROFIT ACUTE CARE HOSPITALS. Date: Friday, May 2, 2014, Time: 8:00 AM, Place: CUN795, Faculty, students, and the general public are invited. Dissertation Committee Members: Dr. Rachel Schiffman, Chair, Dr. Patricia Stevens, Dr. Edward Levitas, Dr. JoAnn Appleyard, Dr. Kerry Kosmoski-Goepfert
MAY 02
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Cunningham 795
MAY 02
Doctor of Philosophy Defense: Mary R. Butler, MSN, RN, FNP-C
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Mary R. Butler, MSN, RN, FNP-C, will defend her dissertation: THE INFLUENCE OF MATERNAL CONTEXTS ON INFANT OUTCOMES, SECONDARY ANALYSIS OF WPCR DATA 2000-2010. Date: Friday, May 2, 2014, Time: 2:00 PM, Place: CUN 795. Faculty, students, and the general public are invited. Dissertation Committee Members: Dr. Kathleen Sawin, Chair, Dr. Michael Carvan, Dr. Teresa Johnson, Dr. Karen Morin, Dr. Janette Strasburge.
MAY 02
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cunningham 795
MAY 02
Doctor of Philosophy Defense: Susan M. Jarchow, MS, RN
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Susan M. Jarchow, MS, RN, will defend her dissertation: WOMEN_S EXPERIENCES OF LIVING WITH DEPRESSION. Date: Monday, May 2, 2014, Time: 2:00 PM, Place: CUN 775. Faculty, students, and the general public are invited. Dissertation Committee Members: Dr. Aaron Buseh, Chair, Dr. Patricia Stevens, Dr. Amy Coenen, Dr. Julia Snethen, Dr. Sharon Keigher.
MAY 02
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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MAY 05
Doctor of Philosophy Defense: Gwen Verchota, APRN BC
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Gwen Verchota, APRN BC, will defend her dissertation: Testing Components of a Self-Management Theory in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Date: Monday, May 5, 2014, Time: 10:O0 AM, Place: CUN 795. Faculty, students, and the general public are invited. Dissertation Committee Members: Dr. Kathleen Sawin, Chair, Dr. Jessica Kichler, Dr. Josh Mersky, Dr. Rachel Schiffman, Dr. Julia Snethen.
MAY 05
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cunningham 795
MAY 06
Doctor of Nursing Practice Project Defense: Jody Erickson, BSN, RN
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice Jody Erickson, BSN, RN will defend her capstone project: Improving Pain management in the Perioperative Setting: Lessons Learned in the Quality Improvement Process and the Development of Education Materials. Date: Tuesday, May 6, 2014, Time: 2:30 PM, Place: CUN 795, Faculty, students, and the general public are invited. Dissertation Committee Members: Kim Litwack, PhD, RN, FAAN, APNP, Major Advisor, Vipavee Thongpriwan, PhD, RN, PhD, RN, Roberta Sanders, BSN, RN, MHA, CNOR.
MAY 06
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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MAY 06
Doctor of Nursing Practice Project Defense: Ashley Moriwaki, BS, RN
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice, Ashley Moriwaki, BS, RN, will defend her capstone project: Inpatient Pain Management Education: A Quality Improvement Pilot Study. Date: Tuesday, May 6, 2014, Time: 4:00 PM, Place: CUN 795, Faculty, students, and the general public are invited. Dissertation Committee Members: Dr. Kim Litwack, Major Advisor, Dr. Vipavee Thongpriwan, Cheryl Glatzel, MSN, RN, OCN.
MAY 06
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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MAY 07
Second Degree/Direct Entry Masters Info Session
Learn about program options for students that have a non-nursing Bachelor's degree! Please bring unofficial transcripts if you'd like to take the next steps after the info session.Click Here to Register Online
MAY 07
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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RN-BSN Completion Program - Choose one, two or all three ways to learn. In-person, Online, Assessment.