Tag: Nursing

UW-Green Bay’s Distinguished Nursing Alumni Award goes to Door County’s Hetherington


Maribeth Hetherington, recently retired chief change officer and former interim director of clinic operations at Door County Medical Center (DCMC), has been named the 2016 recipient of the UW-Green Bay Distinguished Nursing Alumni Award. Hetherington was a 1986 graduate of the University’s BSN completion program.  She developed and implemented a restructured supervisory leadership model during […]

University of Wisconsin Nursing Program Earns National Award

BSN@Home program receives ‘Celebration of Excellence’ Award GREEN BAY – The University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) will award the BSN@Home program the 2016 Celebration of Excellence Award for Mature Program, on Oct. 17. BSN@Home is an online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree-completion program that provides a flexible distance learning option for registered […]

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


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 […]