Tag: Nursing

First ‘NURSE 1-2-1′ cohort gathers for a welcome reception

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UW-Green Bay’s Professional Program in Nursing hosted a welcome reception for the Fall 2016 cohort of the new NURSE 1-2-1 Program on Tuesday, Sept. 20. NURSE 1-2-1 is a collaborative effort by UW-Green Bay and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College offering students a four-year BSN program. Students attend UW-Green Bay for year one; NWTC during years […]

New NURSE 1-2-1 Model Recognized

The American Association of Community Colleges recognized the new UWGB/NWTC NURSE 1-2-1 model as innovative in its recent Community College Daily publication. This model and a few other approaches mentioned have great promise for building a stronger BSN-prepared nursing workforce. With the publication, the Nursing department is receiving some calls from Community Colleges across the […]

New Nursing 1-2-1 program gets local news coverage

Fox 11 did a thorough story on the new Nursing 1-2-1 partnership between UW-Green Bay and NWTC. The program launches this fall with a focus on getting more nurses in the field. “These nursing students are admitted directly into the program right in the beginning,” explained Christine Vandenhouten, the chairperson for nursing at UW-Green Bay. […]

Area Colleges Team Up to Take on Nursing Shortage

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and NWTC Launch NURSE 1-2-1 Degree Program Green Bay, Wis. — With states like Wisconsin facing a shortage in qualified nurses to serve patients, leaders at two colleges in Northeast Wisconsin are tackling the issue with a sense of community urgency and student affordability in mind, developing an inventive new nursing education […]

Gallagher-Lepak Named Dean of UW-Green Bay’s New College of Health, Education and Social Welfare

University Announces Second Dean of New Four-College Model Green Bay, Wis — University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller today announced the appointment of Professor Susan Gallagher-Lepak, Ph. D., to the position of founding Dean of UW‑Green Bay’s College of Health, Education and Social Welfare. Gallagher-Lepak is the second dean to be appointed in the University’s […]

Reminder: Collection for Slovakia’s needy

A group of 30 students, including 19 nurses who are completing their Public Health Certification, along with UW-Green Bay faculty members Illene Cupit, Sarah Meredith Livingston and Janet Reilly, will be traveling abroad to Slovakia this summer and are asking for help from the campus community for donations they can bring with them as they […]

UWGB group collecting for Slovakia’s needy

A group of 30 students, including 19 nurses who are completing their Public Health Certification, along with UW-Green Bay faculty members Illene Cupit, Sarah Meredith Livingston and Janet Reilly, will be traveling abroad to Slovakia this summer. It’s a Study Abroad interdisciplinary service-learning trip (Health and Social Justice in Slovakia). The nation is rich in […]

Wanted: nursing students and nursing faculty

UW-Green Bay Prof. Susan Gallagher-Lepak (Nursing) and her counterparts across the nation are concerned about the impending nursing shortage: “The nurse and nursing faculty workforce shortage ahead have the potential to impact both the quality and availability of healthcare in communities across our region,” she says. Gallagher-Lepak has teamed with Nurses for Wisconsin in an […]

Faculty note: Gallagher-Lepak, Herdman, present at International Conference  

Professors Susan Gallagher-Lepak and Heather Herdman, and undergraduate nursing student Rebecca Perod, presented at the NANDA International (a professional nursing organization), international conference in Cancun, Mexico, May 18-21. They presented research and information regarding nursing diagnoses. Gallagher-Lepak also gave a pre-conference workshop, and all three were responsible for individual podium presentations.