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Reflecting on the Orlando Tragedy

Reflecting on the Orlando Tragedy

Dear University of Rhode Island Community,   I can’t stop crying. As so many other LGBTQ and ally people are today, I’m devastated. Early this morning, I turned on my television and learned that the largest gun-related mass murder in the recent history of the United States has claimed more than 50 lives and 50 […]

The Pathways Program

The Pathways Program

  In 2010 the URI College of Nursing started a new program for underrepresented or economically disadvantaged students who wished to enter the field of Nursing. Called “Pathways to Nursing”, it was originally funded with a HRSA Grant and worked in conjunction with the Southern Rhode Island Area Health Education Center (sriAHEC). The program’s purpose […]

Procession to Pining

2016 Pinning Ceremony

  The URI college of Nursing awarded pins and diplomas to 135 new nurses that comprised the class of 2016 on May 22nd.  The event was held in a tent adjacent to the Pharmacy Building immediately following commencement exercises on the Quadrangle. Associate Dean Patricia Burbank, DNSc, RN, FAAN presided over the ceremony. Dean Mary […]

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Meet Bintou Camara – Pathways Student

  Bintou Camara comes to the College of Nursing from Central Falls. She is a URI Senior but a CON Junior and a member of the Pathways to Nursing program. She was recruited through the Talent Development program in 2012 and is scheduled to graduate in 2017. She attended Bay View Academy and Bishop Keough […]


College of Nursing Advanced Degrees

On Saturday, May 21, 2016, the University of Rhode Island conferred six new Doctor of Philosophy degrees, five new Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees and forty-six Master of Science degrees to graduates from the College of Nursing. A bright sunny day greeted participants, their families, guests and faculty to the Ryan Center ceremony. David […]

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 4 ½ years while working full time as a Nurse Practitioner. She says that the reason she ultimately earned all three of her degrees from the URI College of Nursing is that “URI grabs you and you can’t get […]

Liz Corner DNP

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, PhD, R.N.P. While working on a clinical assignment at Hasbro Hospital […]

Student Affairs

Student Affairs

Student Affairs is that department in the College of Nursing that doesn’t teach any classes but really is the glue that holds the students and faculty together. Their primary mission is to keep all of the students in the College of Nursing on track to graduate. This includes not only undergraduates but also students working […]


Multicultural Student Nurses Association Lecture

A standing room only audience greeted Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH Director of Rhode Island Department of Health when she addressed an enthusiastic audience in the auditorium of the CBL Building on Tuesday evening, March 1st. Sponsored by the URI Multicultural Student Nurses Association, the event was designed to provide information about the Department’s goal of […]

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