News and Notes
URI Providence campus to host public seminar on Ebola, today, Oct. 16 Media Contact: Dave Lavallee, 401-874-5862 October 16, 2014 WHAT: The University of Rhode Island will host a public seminar about the Ebola virus and its Rhode Island connection, including discussions of the West African epidemic and its implications for Rhode Island; prevention, diagnosis […]
URI College of Nursing undergraduate student, Janelle Amoako (May 2015), recently completed the Hausman Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital which seeks to develop diversity in nursing workforce. Janelle is in community this semester, Honors student, and a member of our Diversity Committee in the College of Nursing. A quote by Janelle (p 6) that was […]
Two URI College of Nursing students, Stephanie O’Neil and Bintou Marong, have completed a 10-week fellowship at the prestigious Massachusetts General Hospital. Bintou Maroug said of this experience: The Carol Ghiloni Oncology Fellowship located at Massachusetts General Hospital, aids students who have an interest in oncology to delve first hand into this specialty and gain […]
URI receives one of the Future Nursing Scholar grants
Dear Friend and Colleague, Before we begin a new academic year, the faculty and I would like to share highlights of the activity at the College of Nursing for 2013-14. We are experiencing high interest in all of our nursing programs – BS, RN-BS, MS, DNP and PhD. The students are enthusiastic about embarking on […]
Nursing education center will be regional hub of excellence Health care and social services are the highest growth economic development sectors in Rhode Island, encompassing more than 3,200 unique businesses and employing more than 81,000 people, according to data from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. Significant long-term demand for registered nurses is also […]
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.
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