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Elizabeth Corner, DNP – Making a difference

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 […]


SNA Preparing for the Future

A quick summary on the Student Affairs portion of the  College of Nursing web page provides the following description:  “Student Nurses Association of URI (SNA): The Student Nurse Association (SNA) is a professional nursing club that represents students preparing for the future as professional nurses. The association engages in a shared governance approach that encourages […]


Alpha Tau Delta – Nursing Fraternity

A quick look at ATD under the Student Affairs listing on the College of Nursing web site says: “Alpha Tau Delta is a professional nursing organization committed to providing an intra-fraternal spirit of cooperation by offering an opportunity for nurses and nursing students to promote their personal and intellectual growth through education, networking, scholarships, guidance, […]

URI Foundation Portraits-Students 4/9/15

Meet Kai Younger

Keeping with the URI slogan “Think Big”, we give you Ms. Kai Younger. Kai is a senior but technically a junior in the College of Nursing at URI because of course requirements. It has taken her a while to get here but it has been a dream for her entire life. Kai is a little […]

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Class of 2018 – White Coat Ceremony

  The second White Coat Ceremony at the URI College of Nursing was held on January 25th at 9:30 in the morning. Edward Hall was filled with a variety of friends, relatives and faculty who watched 78 new students be accepted into the College of Nursing. This continued the tradition that was started in the […]

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Dr. Delores M. Walters diversity personified

After five years as Associate Director of the Southern RI AHEC, Delores is giving up the reins for other endeavors. Her resignation was effective on January 1, 2016, but according to Delores, “It is not a retirement but an advancement to other projects.” She will still be available to the College of Nursing as a […]


Meet Hub Jordan

Meet Hub Jordan Hubbard Jordan is a second semester sophomore in the College of Nursing from Kingston, Massachusetts. When one pictures a nurse, you really don’t come up with the image of a six-two 230 pound lacrosse player. Of course URI current slogan is “Think Big”, and Hubbard fits that description perfectly. He is one […]

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