Historic Day for Nursing–Cuomo Signs “BSN in 10”

By Patti Cannistraci, DNS, RN, CNE December 19th was an historic day for the nursing profession in New York State. After nearly 15 years of lobbying, Governor Cuomo signed legislation frequently referred... [ read more ]

Flipping the Nursing Classroom

Caroline K. Mosca, RN, PhD Recently I had a manuscript published in Nursing Education Perspectives in November 2017, titled “Flipping the nursing classroom without flipping out the students.” This article was based on... [ read more ]

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness

Sharon A. Aronovitch, PhD, RN, CWOCN   November 11 – 19, 2017 was designated National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week. According to information found on the website for the National Coalition for... [ read more ]

Caring for our Nation’s Heroes and Their Families Course Opportunity

By Jenna Kerwin Writer/Editor, Marketing   In honor of Veteran’s Day, we thought we’d introduce you to a course especially designed to teach health care workers of the needs of military members... [ read more ]

Tau Kappa at Large Honored with Key Award

By Caroline Mosca, PhD, RN   Sigma Theta Tau International is the honor society for nursing, with a mission to advance world health, support nursing excellence, and provide opportunities for scholarly growth.... [ read more ]

Dr. Bonny Kehm from School of Nursing Is A Finalist for March of Dimes, Nurse of the Year Award In Education

  Congratulations to Dr. Bonny Kehm, Faculty Program Director in School of Nursing. She is one of 11 finalists for the March of Dimes, Nurse of the Year Award in Education. According... [ read more ]

The Benefits of a Mentor-Mentee Relationship

By Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS & MS Programs in Nursing Tamara Coca, student in the MSN Education Tract, had a dilemma. She needed to complete her Practicum with... [ read more ]

APA Introduction to Scholarly Writing FREE Webinar

By Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS & MS Programs in Nursing   Please join us from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. EST Friday, August 25, or 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.... [ read more ]

Instructor Daria Byrne Earns Faculty of the Year Award

By Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS & MS Programs in Nursing   Daria Byrne, EdD, MSN, RN is a recipient of a 2017 Faculty of the Year Award. Dr.... [ read more ]

Why I Went Into Nursing: Mary Lee Pollard, PhD, RN, CNE

The Pulse Committee presents “Why I Went Into Nursing,” an installment of interviews with faculty within Excelsior’s School of Nursing. The purpose of these interviews is to provide students with a more unique,... [ read more ]

Caring for our Nation’s Heroes and their Families

By Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS & MS Programs in Nursing Did you know Excelsior College offers an 8 week, 3 credit hour elective course called NUR 340: Caring... [ read more ]

Annual Education Institute Scheduled for June 2

  The annual Educational Institute, hosted by Excelsior College’s School of Nursing and Albany Medical Center, is scheduled for Friday, June 2, 2017, 8 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EDT in Albany, New... [ read more ]

Caroline Mosca Presents at Annual Research Luncheon

Caroline Mosca, RN, PhD, attended the annual Research Luncheon at The City University Graduate Center in Manhattan.  Six PhD graduates in Nursing Science, including Dr. Mosca, were honored at this luncheon.  Dr.... [ read more ]

National Nurses Week: What is Your Personal View of Nursing?

We thought we’d end Nurses Week by asking select faculty at Excelsior College what the profession means to them. Join us in celebrating the importance of nursing and how it contributes to... [ read more ]

Associate Degree Nursing Programs: A Solid Foundation for Baccalaureate Education (Part 2)

By Caroline K. Mosca PhD, RN (continued from Part 1) Online baccalaureate nursing programs offer the working nurse an opportunity to complete a baccalaureate degree program in a user-friendly fashion. Nurses can... [ read more ]

Associate Degree Nursing Programs: A Solid Foundation for Baccalaureate Education (Part 1)

By Caroline K.  Mosca PhD, RN Every story in the mosaic of history has a beginning, a cast of characters, a set of social circumstances, and its own momentum. The development of... [ read more ]

Happy National Interprofessional Health Care Month!

By Robin Dewald PhD, RN, CNE The National Academies of Practice proclaim the month of April as “National Interprofessional Health Care Month.” According to the National League for Nursing (2015), “The World... [ read more ]

Community Health Nursing: A Service Learning Experience

By Patrick O., RN Students in NUR 448 Community Health Nursing engage in a service learning experience as part of the requirement of the course. This experience provides students with the opportunity... [ read more ]

Annual Education Institute: Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts and Early Registration June 2, 2017 Annual Educational Institute Presenting: Lessons from the Field: Innovations in Veteran Education, Transitions, and Care **Now accepting proposals and abstracts for poster or podium... [ read more ]

Write on Nurses!

Check out this post about writing in the nursing profession by Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN, that was featured on Excelsior’s Online Writing Lab Blog: Write on Nurses!... [ read more ]

Simulation Workshop for Nursing Students

By Cathy DeChance, PhD, RN; Lisa Robert, MS, RNC; Dawn Olbrych, MSN, CNE; Nicole Hedowski, MSN, RN, NE-BC; Karla Scavo, MS, RN Through the Retention/Persistence Proposal, money was obtained from the Office of the Provost, so... [ read more ]

Taking Time to Care for Yourself

By Sharon Aronovitch, PhD, RN, CWOCN, Lead Faculty Program Director, BS-MS You find yourself juggling, work, home life, school, and a social life (if you have one), every day of the week.... [ read more ]