Tag: Nursing

Demand for more nurses drives tech schools, private colleges to create new paths to BSN degrees

Karen Herzog of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel and USA Today Network wrote a lengthy feature on the nursing shortage and UW-Green Bay’s answer to it — in part, the 1-2-1 program. “UW-Green Bay was the first in the state to start a 1-2-1 partnership. Its program with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College — a 15-minute drive from the UW-Green Bay campus — launched in […]

Associate Prof. Christine Vandenhouten recognized for community impact by the United Way

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UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Chris Vandenhouten (Nursing) was recognized with the Brown County United Way Community Impact Award, March 1, 2018. She is the fourth individual winner to receive this prestigious award given to an individual or organization “demonstrating leadership and innovation to address priority human services needs on a community-wide scale” in partnership with […]

Faculty note: Tyczkowski is contributing author to “Book of the Year”!

A textbook in which Nursing & Health Studies Assistant Prof. Brenda Tyczkowski was the lead author of a chapter, has been awarded first place in the gerontological nursing category of the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Awards for 2017. Tyczkowski was the lead author for Chapter 19: The Gerontological Nurse as Manager […]

Video: Graduates look forward, and appreciate the recent past

Here’s a quick video review of UW-Green Bay’s 2017 December Commencement and interviews with recent graduates Riley Garbe, Kathryn Donovan and Cody Becker.

Nursing student travels from Connecticut to receive her degree

Kathryn Donovan at UWGB Commencement

Kathryn Donovan traveled all the way from Connecticut to Green Bay to receive her BSN-LINC diploma as well as her Kappa Pi Nursing Society Honor Cords. While attending the December 2017 Commencement ceremonies — her very first visit to UW-Green Bay, she said she was impressed by the beautiful campus. She received her Associates Degree […]

Riley Garbe stepped on campus as a fifth-grade Phuture Phoenix — He leaves as UW-Green Bay’s ‘Most Outstanding’

“The Odds Were Stacked Against Me from the Beginning.“ Green Bay, Wis. – Riley Garbe came to UW-Green Bay as a fifth-grader on a Phuture Phoenix field trip, where a visit to the campus turned into a dream of one day graduating from college. Despite surviving a difficult childhood that included witnessing abuse and violence […]

CollegeChoice.net ranks nursing program as ‘Top 10 affordable’

CollegeChoice.net ranked UW-Green Bay’s Nursing program as one of the top 10 most affordable BSN schools in Wisconsin for 2017. UW-Green Bay did not participate in the collection of data and encourages students to contact schools directly for information on cost, curriculum, student support, etc. See the ranking.

Faculty note: Herdman and Gallagher-Lepak release new edition

NANDA-International has released a new edition of their seminal text, Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification 2018-2020 (11th Edition), a guide to nursing diagnoses. UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. T. Heather Herdman is the lead author. Herdman and Dean Susan Gallagher-Lepak authored introductory chapters in the book. In this new edition, introductory chapters provide critical information needed for nurses to understand assessment, its […]

UW-Green Bay nursing named ‘Best Value’ top 30 program

BestValueSchools.com has published its 2017-2018 ranking and places UW-Green Bay as a Top 30 ‘Best Value’ online RN to BSN Degree Programs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs opportunities for registered nurses (RNs) are expected to increase 16% by 2024. While positions are available for nurses with an associate’s degree, many employers will […]