School of Nursing

News and Events 2014

  • Congratulations to Dr. Soo Kim-Godwin and Dr. April Matthias. They have both been selected as recipients of the 2014 Discere Aude Award for outstanding mentoring of students. The Discere Aude Award recognizes faculty and staff who were nominated by our most academically successful undergraduate students. Congratulations to Soo and April on their great work and commitment to their RNBS students.

  • The School of Nursing received notification on December 14, 2014 from CCNE that our CIPR (Continuous Improvement Progress Report) has been reviewed by the CCNE Board of Commissioners and determined that "the programs continue to meet all accreditation standards". Our next accreditation report will be due in 2018. Congratulations to the faculty and staff on their commitment to excellence!

  • Congratulations to the following faculty who have been recognized by the December graduating seniors as making a significant impact on their education here at UNCW, the faculty were honored at a university reception on Thursday, December 4: Tammy Arms, Janis Cox, Jerre Garnett, Beth Gazza, Anne-Marie Goff, Nancy Grant, Carol Heinrich, Jeanne Kemppainen, Soo Kim-Godwin, Susan Marshall, April Matthias, Brandy Mechling, Debbie Pollard, Julie Taylor, Stephanie Turrise, Debbie Varnum, Marge Verzella, Patty White, Heidi Winslow

  • Congratulations to Barb Snyder, Simulation Learning Center, she is the recipient of the 2014 Staff Global Travel Grant in the amount of $2500 which will fund her study abroad trip with Dr. Fox and group when they travel to Belize in March, 2015.

  • Nu Omega held its 23rd Annual Research Conference on November 6th & 7th, 2014....more

  • Nu-Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Educational Event: Nurses' Perception of Withdrawal of Life Support: a Pilot Study Tuesday September 16, 2014 6pm NHRMC Auditorium more...

  • Dr. Jeanne Kemppainen has been selected as a fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Kemppainen will be inducted into the academy at the Academy's 2014 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference on October 18, 2014, in Washington, DC. To read more, please click here (external link).

  • Two PreLicensure Students Received National Awards in Gerontology: Three leadership awards were announced from the National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA) and two of the recipients are prelicensure nursing students from UNCW. Alicia Iammatteo and Casey Patula (PreLicensure Students, Class of May 2015) will receive a 2014 Gerontological Nursing Student Leadership Award at the NGNA's Convention in October 2-4 in San Antonio, Texas. Ali and Casey were two of the three students nationally selected to receive this award for their essay. Both students have a passion for working with the older adult, Ali has plans to pursue graduate studies as a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner following her undergraduate studies and Casey plans to return to work at Duke University Hospital and work with geriatric pulmonary transplant patients. Congratulations to Ali and Casey, we are very proud of you! Special thanks for Dr. Tammy Arms for serving as their faculty mentor and sponsor.

  • 'Nurses' Day Celebration' Event planned for Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at the Burney Center More...

  • Sigma Theta Tau Educational Event January 21, 2014 More..