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Nursing Professor Engages the World

Nursing faculty member Erika Sawin was awarded a Fulbright-Nehru scholarship to teach nursing, public health, and medical students in Puducherry, India in spring 2015.

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PHOTO: Karen JagielloNursing Faculty Earns Scholarship

April 13, 2016

Karen Jagiello, an assistant professor in the JMU School of Nursing, was recently selected to be a Jonas Scholar 2016-2018 for her role in promoting nursing leadership.

PHOTO: JMU students and Valley Scholars

Valley Scholars Celebrate Family Day with CHBS Activities

April 6, 2016

Valley Scholars’ second Annual Family Day was held on December fifth exclusively with departments from the College of Health and Behavioral Studies (CHBS) on the JMU campus.

PHOTO:Amanda RiveraJMU Alumna Will Knock You Out

March 24, 2016

Amanda Rivera (’08) is probably hard to miss at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Her position as a nurse anesthetist comes with great responsibility, as she works with surgeons and anesthesiologists to decide the best anesthetic to use for specific patients.

PHOTO:Nicole RossiHonors Student, Nicole Rossi, Showcases Student-Athlete Experience

March 3, 2016

Every student-athlete knows all too well the nuanced art that is juggling academics and athletics. Senior track high jumper Nicole Rossi may just be the exception to that rule.

PHOTO:Julie SanfordDr. Julie Sanford, Elected to Prestigious AACN Committee

February 23, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 5, 2016 – The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is pleased to announce the results of its 2016 election to fill seats on the AACN Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.

PHOTO:Sharon StrangSchool of Nursing Recognized by The March of Dimes

February 17, 2016

The March of Dimes recently honored three faculty members and a student from James Madison University. Awards were presented to professors Chris Fasching-Maphis, Erika Metzler Sawin, Julie Sanford, and student Talia Startsman.

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