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May 14, 2019Stay connected with School of Nursing news
The UNC Greensboro School of Nursing capped National Nurses Week by honoring another class of impressive nursing students at Thursday’s graduation ceremony and doctoral hooding ceremony. Congratulations to all the faculty who served as mentors and all the staff who played a role in helping such remarkable students graduate!

DR. NANCY HOFFART RECEIVES PROJECT FUNDING

Dr. Nancy Hoffart was awarded funding from the American Organization of Nurse Executives Foundation for her project entitled “Measuring Implementation Fidelity for a New Graduate Nurse Residency Program.”
SCHOOL OF NURSING WELCOMES MELISSA KLOS 
Melissa Klos will join the School of Nursing as an Events Specialist on Monday, May 20, after holding positions at higher education institutions in Colorado, Florida, and Ohio over the past 15 years. New to North Carolina, Melissa has planned and supervised events of all sizes as an Alumni and Special Events Manager, Meeting Planner, Alumni Engagement Officer, and Assistant Director of Development. Please help welcome Melissa to our team!
KIMBERLY SPRANGERS EARNS RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP
UNCG nursing student Kimberly Sprangers has been awarded a Lloyd International Honors College Dean’s Summer Research Assistantship. This marks the third consecutive year that a nursing student has received this research assistantship.
HALL AND PRIDGEN RECEIVE STUDENT EXCELLENCE AWARDS  
Meghann Hall and LaTraikeyonnia Pridgen accepted Student Excellence Awards at the UNCG Honors Convocation. Nursing faculty teaching in the undergraduate program selected Hall and Pridgen from 30 eligible candidates because they represent “the best of the best” in the classroom and with their community service and involvement in student organizations.
Nursing faculty and staff stood in solidarity with our sister school,
UNC Charlotte, following the tragic April 30 shooting on its campus.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT MOSS STREET PARTNERSHIP SCHOOL
Nursing faculty and staff are invited to help with the Field Day at Moss Street Partnership Schoolon Friday, May 17. If you are interested in volunteering at this event, please email Britt Flanagan or sign up here.
GUILFORD COUNTY HEART AND STROKE WALK
The Guilford County Heart and Stroke Walk will be heldSaturday, May 18, on UNCG’s campus. Come out and join us for a great cause! Click here to read more about it.
UNCG men’s basketball coach Wes Miller spoke to nursing faculty and staff about leadership and ways to build a team with strong work ethic, trust, and accountability at the National Nurses Day Celebration in the Elliott University Center.
NURSING FACULTY COLLABORATE WITH SWISS UNIVERSITY
Click here to read the Campus Weekly story on the School of Nursing collaborating with Switzerland’s Bern University of Applied Sciences to start a nurse practitioner program this fall.
UNCG ALUMNA SPEAKS AT GRADUATION
Click here to read a story about Melanie Morris ’10 MSN, MBA, who served as the keynote speaker at the School of Nursing graduation ceremony.
Dean Robin Remsburg participated in a U.S. Army medical career program at Fort Bragg on April 25-26. Nursing school representatives learned about ROTC and medical career opportunities for nurses and physicians.
UNCG ALUMNI AMONG NURSES OF DISTINCTION IN THE TRIAD
Twelve area nurses were honored as 2019 Nurses of Distinction in the Triad at the Celebrating Nurses luncheon and awards program, including several School of Nursing alumni. The News & Record, which co-sponsored the luncheon with the Winston-Salem Journal, published photos of the nurses here.
SAVE THE DATE: RESEARCH AND EBP SYMPOSIUM
The 2019 Cone Health/AHEC Research and Evidence Based Practice Symposium will be held at the Greensboro Downtown Marriott on Friday, November 22. Registration will soon be available. The symposium is accepting abstracts until Monday, July 8, giving faculty and students an opportunity to share their collaborative work. Click here for more information on submitting an abstract.
Watch this video for highlights from UNCG’s commencement.
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

  • Guilford County Heart and Stroke Walk (Saturday, May 18)
  • Research and EBP Symposium (Friday, November 22)

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