News and Notes
In cooperation with the State of Rhode Island and City of Providence, Brown University, and Rhode Island College, the University of Rhode Island will negotiate long-term leases with a private developer that would transform the South Street Power Station into a shared nursing education center, upper-level student housing, and University administrative offices, with restaurants, retails space, and new parking facilities.
The first in her family to graduate from college, Trystan Del Tufo has found inspiration and learning opportunities in what could only be described as an exhausting number of jobs, internships and community service commitments. It’s a safe bet that she will be well prepared for the demands, commitments and stresses at one of the nation’s leading cancer centers.
Dayle Joseph, former dean of the University of Rhode Island College of Nursing, was inducted into the Rhode Island Nursing Hall of Fame Friday, April 5, as part of the annual Nightingale Gala, which is held each year by the Rhode Island State Nurses Association.
The Rhode Island Action Coalition for the Future of Nursing, along with numerous public and private sector partners, today launched a more than $600,000 statewide clinical nurse residency and mentoring program to provide participating nurses with additional skills and experience. Unemployed and underemployed nurses and new graduates from the state’s nursing programs will be eligible to enroll in the groundbreaking program.
The awarding of $3.8 million in grants to the University of Rhode Island’s College of nursing is a signal from the federal government that the college is leading the way in nursing education and innovation, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed said Thursday morning. Reed joined URI administrators and nursing students, as well as representatives from Brown University for a press conference on the Kingston Campus to announce the grant awards.
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