Nursing Students Provide Health Program at St. Benedict Education Center

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Students and faculty in Gannon University’s undergraduate and graduate nursing programs are providing interactive, health-related programs to preschool children at the St. Benedict Education Center through the support of the Dr. Andrea R. Lindell ’70VMC Villa Maria School of Nursing Social Change Impact Endowed Fund. The students and faculty are providing the programming throughout the […]

Is Nursing Your Calling? RN to BSN is Achievable Online

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Interested in the RN to BSN track but think you don’t have time between your already hectic work schedule, life and everything else? Meet the RN to BSN program at the Villa Maria School of Nursing at Gannon University. With courses that are available in seven- or 14-week sessions during fall, spring and summer semesters, the […]

Nursing a tough class load

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It’s a typical day; you wake up, pull on your scrubs, walk out the door and head to your clinical training for a long, busy day at the nursing home. Well, at least that’s a typical day for sophomore nursing student Andrea Yosten. Yosten, like many other sophomore nursing students, just started her level-one nursing […]

Nursing professor, Army vet, Seinfeld fan

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Carol Amann (Villa Maria College ‘88, Gannon University ‘05M) is one of Gannon’s instructors in the Villa Maria School of Nursing. She’s often found in the Morosky Academic Center and in the field with students. Let’s find out all about her. Hometown: Erie, Pa. High school: Strong Vincent High School Favorite color: Navy blue Favorite […]

Gannon to offer doctor of nursing practice degree

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Gannon University’s Villa Maria School of Nursing will offer a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree starting in the Fall 2013 Semester. The addition of a doctor of nursing practice degree reflects the evolving nature of the healthcare industry and of the nursing profession specifically, said Kathleen Patterson, Ph.D., assistant professor and director of the Villa Maria School […]

Great-Grandfather’s Luck Helps a Nursing Student

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My great-grandfather used to say he was lucky. When people would give him that look that implied, “Okay, whatever you say, Homer,” he would point down at his forearm and say, “No really, it says so right here on my arm.” He was pointing at a tattoo that probably dated back to the 1940s that […]