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School of Nursing

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Dr. Patricia Suplee Named New School of Nursing Director

The College of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce that Patricia D. Suplee, PhD, RNC-OB, FAAN, has accepted the role of Director of the School of Nursing and Irwin Belk Distinguished Professor of Nursing.

Dr. Patricia Suplee headshot

Tammy Arms Wins DAISY Award

Dr. Tamatha Arms, associate professor in the School of Nursing, has won the school’s DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty. The DAISY Award is an international recognition program that celebrates colleges and schools of nursing faculty for their commitment and inspirational influence on their nursing students.

Dr. Tamatha Arms stands in front of McNeill Hall holding her DAISY award, a small statue - hand carved Healer’s Touch sculpture from Zimbabwe.

Seahawk Stories: Maddie Picken '23

When she was three, Maddie Picken’s mother asked her what she wanted to be when she grew up. She answered, “a nurse.” Picken stayed true to her dream and her word and in May, she officially graduated from UNCW as an RN.

Maddie Picken, wearning a black graduation cap and gown with a teal stole and purple cord around her neck, stands in front of three tall columns with her arms crossed and has a big smile on her face.
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UNCW School of Nursing

601 S. College Road
McNeill Hall 3080
Wilmington, NC 28403

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