School of Nursing Newsletter

Notable Recognition

Congratulations to the faculty of the Clinical Research graduate program for selection as the #1 “Most Affordable Clinical Research and Product Development” graduate degree program as indicated on the Best Medical Degrees website.

Congratulations to the faculty of the FNP program for recognition as one of the “Ten Most Affordable Online MSN-NP Programs.” The SON graduate program was ranked second on the list (following ECU) compiled by, an online resource for prospective students. 

SinclairCongratulations to Susan Sinclair (pictured at right) of the Clinical Research program on her recent promotion to full professor. 

MatthiasCongratulations to April Matthias (pictured at left) of the SON on her recent promotion to associate professor.

AveretteCongratulations to Mitzi Averette for the Intrepid Leadership Award of the NCNA Simulation Council for her three years of service as chair, the prior three years as vice chair and an active member on all levels since 2009. Averette receiving her award is pictured on the left (photo at right).