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glassybaby Seconds Sale: A Portion of the Sales Will Be Donated to SUCON!glassybaby is donating 10% of the proceeds of its June 21st sale to help fund need-based nursing scholarships. The first 250 nurses in line at the seconds sale will receive a special gift from glassybaby!
Nursing Faculty to be Honored for Years of ServiceMany College of Nursing faculty will be honored this week for their years of service at SU’s Annual Staff Appreciation Celebration hosted by our president, Stephen Sundborg, SJ. Please join us in thanking them for their dedication to SU and for the many contributions they have made to the College of Nursing.
Three Nursing Students Receive Naef ScholarshipCongratulations to 2013-2014 Naef Scholarship recipients: Kelsie Deisinger, Kimberly Ito, and Elizabeth Jester!
Thursday, May 01, 2014
A recognized leader, scholar and teacher will join Seattle University in August 2014
Seattle University announced today that Kristen M. Swanson, RN, PhD, FAAN, has been appointed the new dean for the College of Nursing. Dr. Swanson comes to Seattle University from the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill where she currently serves as an alumni distinguished professor and dean of the School of Nursing. Dr. Swanson succeeds Dr. Janiece DeSocio who has served as interim dean for the College of Nursing since July 2013.
Under Dr. Swanson’s leadership, the School of Nursing at UNC has continued to be one of the top programs in the country, increased the diversity of its faculty and launched new programs such as the Doctor of Nursing Practice.
In addition to being a skilled administrator, Dr. Swanson is a renowned scholar. She is particularly known for her research on pregnancy loss, as well as the Swanson Theory of Caring, which is used internationally as a guide for research, education and practice. She is an alumna of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Executive Fellows program and a member of the American Academy of Nursing.
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