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URI scholars attend Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing 2016 Summer Institute

Two scholars from URI (supported by the Rhode Island Foundation) and their mentors attended the Robert Wood Johnson Future of Nursing Scholars Summer Institute on Science and Innovation.

Caroline Burns

Caroline Burns, Peace Corps Volunteer

Caroline Burns, a volunteer in the Maternal Child Health Division of Peace Corps Rwanda, lives in the small village of Gituku. She invites fellow CON grads, students, and faculty to follow her blog about about Rwanda and her experiences there.

Reflecting on the Orlando Tragedy

Reflecting on the Orlando Tragedy

The College of Nursing shares a letter to the University of Rhode Island community from Annie Russell,
Director, URI Gender and Sexuality Center, with reflections on the June 2016 tragedy in Orlando.

Indonesia balance ceiling

Exploring Health Care: Indonesia

Indonesia may be a half-a-world away, but for twelve URI nursing, pharmacy, and physical therapy students, it provided invaluable lessons and an opportunity to expand their perspectives on health care.

The Pathways Program

The Pathways Program

The URI College of Nursing began its “Pathways to Nursing” program in 2010 with the goal to recruit, support, retain, and graduate educationally, economically and socially disadvantaged students.

Procession to Pining

2016 Pinning Ceremony

The College of Nursing awarded pins and diplomas to 135 new nurses that comprised the Class of 2016 on May 22. Associate Dean Patricia Burbank, DNSc, RN, FAAN presided over the ceremony.

Bintou Camara

Meet Bintou Camara, Pathways Student

Bintou Camara ’17 was recruited from the Talent Development Program to the CON Pathways Program. After attending Bay View Academy and Bishop Keough High School she graduated from Central Falls High School, where her teacher David Upegui first sparked her interest in science and steered her toward a career in the medical field.

2016 CON graduates

College of Nursing Advanced Degrees

On Saturday, May 21, 2016, the University of Rhode Island conferred six Doctor of Philosophy degrees, five Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees, and forty-six Master of Science degrees to the College of Nursing graduates.

Anne E. Neuville

Anne E. Neuville, RN, RNP, DNP

Anne Neuville recently earned her Doctor Nurse Practitioner degree from the URI College of Nursing after four and one-half years— while working full time as a Nurse Practitioner.

Liz Corner

Elizabeth Corner, DNP—Making a difference

A recent graduate of URI College of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice, Elizabeth Corner, DNP chose an unusual subject for her thesis: “Breaking the Binary: Rhode Island Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Primary Care Education”. Her faculty advisor on the project was Dr. Denise Coppa, Ph,D, R.N.P. While working on a clinical assignment at Hasbro Hospital […]

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