Established in May 1996, the Dr. Eileen Ridgway Endowed Nursing Scholarship aims to kindle and fuel leadership development by encouraging student development in community outreach, service, and civic efforts. Dr. Eileen Ridgway served as the dean of the Seattle University College of Nursing from 1968-1977.
Project: “Healthy Happy Hour” – Continuity of Healthcare for Our Homeless Community or Those at High Risk for Homelessness.
Focus: Address of 3 greatest health care concerns identified by community members and residents of Seattle Housing Authority downtown location (Pike Market Clinic): nutrition, weight management and linkage with on-site nursing or primary care providers.
Sustainability Goal: Continuation through established legacy for future nursing students – shared project development, resources with SUCON.
Faculty Sponsor: Steven Palazzo, PhD, MN, RN, CNE
This scholarship was created to inspire emulation of the work and visions of Dr. Ridgway; fueling leadership development through empowering student involvement in community outreach, service and civic efforts.
For more information
Peggy O’Boyle Fine, Director of Development