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News and Notes

Brittany Puccia

Student awarded $1,000 scholarship from Melanoma Foundation of New England

University of Rhode Island student Brittany Puccia has been honored for her skin cancer education efforts by the Melanoma Foundation of New England, which awarded her a $1,000 scholarship.

Nancy Woods

National leader: Advanced scholarship vital to nursing stewardship

Team players who remain independent thinkers, persistent scientists who follow the evidence, dedicated caregivers whose research makes a difference in people’s lives… those are the qualities to which doctoral students of nursing, their mentors and college administrator should aspire.

Barbara Wolfe

Future nurses? High school students tour College, meet with dean, faculty

If a group of high school students recently visiting URI’s College of Nursing is any indication, the future of nursing is bright, motivated and diverse.

URI nursing student, Natalie Sidman of Cumberland works one-on-one with Alison Rosener, a registered nurse at the Miriam Hospital.

Miriam Hospital, URI partner on nursing mentorship program

Step onto the third floor of The Miriam Hospital in Providence and you will notice busy health professionals engaged in the art and science of patient care. However, you likely wouldn’t notice what else is taking place: real-world education of future nurses.

David Davis

Student finds vocation as nurse practitioner after career as naval officer

Architect, U.S. Navy officer, deep sea diver, college professor, nurse practitioner … While this might sound like a list of job titles for several individuals, David Davis, who receives his doctorate of nursing practice from the University of Rhode Island’s College of Nursing in May, has successfully pursued all these careers.

Barbara Wolfe

Dean’s Message

As I look back on my first months as dean of the College of Nursing and look ahead to 2017, one word repeatedly comes to mind: opportunity.

URI researchers receive pilot project funding from Advance-CTR

URI researchers receive pilot project funding from Advance-CTR

Pilot Projects involving two researchers at the University of Rhode Island have been awarded federal funding through Advance Clinical and Translational Research (Advance-CTR), a statewide effort to support clinical research that can be translated into approaches and policies that improve the health of Rhode Islanders.


First class graduates from URI’s online RN to BS program

The 20 registered nurses receiving bachelor’s degrees in nursing from the University of Rhode Island Dec. 17 are pioneers of a sort. They are the first graduates of the College of Nursing’s online RN to BS program, the only one in the state offered by a public university.

Angelita Hensman

Our Future of Nursing Scholars

The College congratulates nurses Angelita Hensman and Pamela McCue, who are pursuing their doctorates at the College through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholars program.

Maureen Hillier

Welcome New Faculty

Beginning with the current academic year, we are privileged to welcome several new faculty members. Each brings impressive credentials, a strong commitment to nursing education and a desire to inspire our students to make a difference in health care.

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