Our Mission

The mission of the UNCG School of Nursing is to make a difference in the lives of nursing students and the communities it serves by being inclusive, collaborative, and responsive. The School of Nursing is a:

  • Learner-centered community preparing nursing generalists, specialists, and researchers through campus, distance, and online programs.
  • Scholarly community advancing knowledge through collaborative research that will enhance the discipline of nursing and health of persons across the lifespan.
  • Source of leadership to meet regional and global nursing and healthcare challenges.
  • Diverse school integrating intercultural and international perspectives into learning, inquiry, and service.
  • Strategic Vision for the School

    The UNCG SON strives to create exceptional learning experiences to transform the profession of nursing, one learner at a time.

    SON Values

    • Innovation—creating experiences that meet evolving learner and health care needs in a variety of formats and settings.
    • Engagement—building community partnerships.
    • Scholarship—advancing knowledge through collaborative research and evidence-based practice to enhance the discipline of nursing and the health of persons across the lifespan.
    • Leadership—developing leaders to meet local, regional and global nursing and healthcare challenges.
    • Diversity—embracing intercultural and global perspectives in learning, inquiry, and service.
    • Interprofessional care—working collaboratively on teams of healthcare providers to deliver comprehensive, holistic care that improves outcomes.
    • Healthy role model—creating a healthy community comprised of students, faculty and staff who embrace and engage in self-care behaviors to achieve their highest practicable level of health.