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Faculty Soar to New Heights

Faculty achievements in 2021.

Students Administer Over 6,000 Hours of Vaccines

UofSC Nursing stays committed to community health with COVID and flu vaccine assistance.

2021: A Year Recap

As we look ahead to a new year with optimism and resolve, here's a recap of some of the most impactful College of Nursing stories of 2021.

Alumna Appointed Nursing Director of Women's and Children's Services at Prisma

Kelly Melton, MSN, RNC-OB, has been appointed Director of Nursing for Women's and Children's Services at Prisma Health Richland Hospital and Prisma Health Children's Hospital in the Midlands.

December CON Creators Blog

See what's new this month with the CON Creators! 

Recent Alumna Receives Nursing Daisy Award

Hope Steger ('20 BSN) received the Daisy Award for her excellent and compassionate patient care!

Annual UofSC College of Nursing Research and Scholarship Day

Annual UofSC College of Nursing Research and Scholarship Day | April 8, 2022, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 2022 | UofSC Alumni Center

CON Creators November Blog

Four undergraduate students share study and stress tips leading up to exams.

AANP President Recognizes UofSC Nursing Vaccine Efforts

The College of Nursing was honored by American Association of Nurse Practitioners for life-saving efforts during COVID-19.

Nurse Practitioner Week

During NP Week we recognize the more than 325,000 nurse practitioners licensed in the U.S.

Journey to a New Normal

Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Karen Worthy, shares her experience with SJS/TEN.

Passion for Service and People

Cassie Sutton currently serves as Teen Miss SC and is a freshman nursing student. Her passion for service and people can be seen in her volunteer work across the state and in her excitement for nursing.

Practice in a Pandemic

The Class of 2020's first year in practice.

Life-Long Learning

DNP student Janet Kubas serves as a liaison on national councils to represent UofSC Nursing.

Midwife Background Provides Unique Perspective

Dr. Rhonda Johnson has helped over 1,500 women give birth. Johnson is a Clinical Assistant Professor, an APRN, has her DNP, and is a Certified Nurse Midwife.

UofSC Faculty Advocate for Health Literacy Month

Governor McMaster recognizes Health Literacy Month with Proclamation.

Meet The CON Creators

This fall, we launched a new student storytelling opportunity with the CON Creators scholarship. Four undergraduate students were chosen to represent their classmates.

BSN Ranks on Top

For the first time, U.S. News and World Report has published undergraduate nursing degree rankings for programs offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).

A Continued Passion

Victoria Yandle discovered her passion for nursing at a young age during the care she received in the hospital. After 36 years working as an RN, she has returned to school to pursue a DNP.

Freshmen FAQ's with Senior Nursing Students

We are thrilled to welcome the class of 2025 to the University of South Carolina! Let the fun and studying begin!

Summer Experiences: Student Externships

This summer nursing students participated in summer externships across the state and country. Learn more about their experiences!

Thanking Sue Heiney

The College of Nursing thanks Sue Heiney for her career's work with cancer research and her dedication to the college. Her passion and spirit will be missed. We wish Sue well in her next chapter as she retires.

Spring 2021 President's & Dean's List

"Congratulations on achieving outstanding academic success for the Spring 2021 semester." - Dean Jeannette Andrews

Class of 1971's 50th Reunion

The class of 1971 eagerly celebrated their 50th class reunion during a luncheon at the Palmetto Club in Columbia, SC. Alumni traveled near and far to reunite and commemorate their time at the College of Nursing.

Graduate School

Meet the students behind the number one ranked online graduate program in the country (US News and World Report).

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