The COVID-19 pandemic thrust nurses and the nursing industry into the spotlight, according to Angelleen Peters-Lewis.
Dean of CSON Speaks on Newborn Health in NICUs
Katherine Gregory, dean of the Connell School of Nursing, has spent a lot of time in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) throughout her extensive nursing career. NICUs, she said, have significantly improved over the years.
Gregory Tapped as Gennaro’s Replacement for CSON Dean
Katherine E. Gregory currently serves as the associate chief nursing officer for women’s and newborn health, research, and innovation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
BC Nursing Students To Conduct Wellness Clinics in Maine
The Connell School of Nursing (CSON) will be conducting wellness clinics from April 19 to 23 in Aroostook County, Maine. Nursing students will also be conducting home visits, setting up vaccine clinics, conducting COVID-19 testing, and assisting in a blood drive.
Student First Responders, Health Care Workers Vaccinated
Under the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ COVID-19 vaccination rollout plan, some BC students are now eligible to receive vaccinations and have already begun getting vaccinated for COVID-19.
Be People for Others in the Time of Coronavirus
With the announcement of Harvard and Amherst College moving all courses online and ordering or encouraging students to stay home after Spring Break, my colleagues and I are eagerly awaiting an email from Boston College’s administration about what steps they are taking to respond to coronavirus. Moving courses online and encouraging those who can to…
BC To Offer New Palliative Care Certificate
The program aims to attract individuals who have experience in or exposure to hospice care, according to Teresa Schirmer, associate dean of the School of Social Work.
CSON Hosts Mass for Global Service, Immersion Trips
The Connell School of Nursing hosted a commissioning mass in St. Mary’s Hall chapel on Dec. 5 for students and faculty who are embarking on global service and immersion trips to Haiti, Switzerland, Chile, Guatemala, Ecuador, France, and the Dominican Republic.
CSON Graduates Play Role in Saving Shark Attack Victim
William Lytton of Scarsdale, New York was swimming laps 30 yards offshore of Longnook Beach, part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, adjacent to Truro, Mass., when a great white shark bit him. Its teeth punctured his left leg, just below the hip. He was able to yell “Shark!” and “Help me!” to get the…
Minors in Finance, Accounting, and Marketing to Be Offered to All Undergrads
Starting in the fall of 2018, students outside of the Carroll School of Management (CSOM) will be able to declare minors outside of the current options available to students, according to Ethan Sullivan, associate dean in the undergraduate program of CSOM. Students will be able to minor in finance, marketing, accounting for CPAs, and accounting…