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Dean Lynda Ransdell of NIU’s College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) announced the winners of the 2021 Awards for Excellence in teaching, diversity and service during the all-college meeting held Aug. 16 in Wirtz Hall auditorium. Sherrill Morris, Jane Rose Njue, and Cristan Sabio were each recognized for their significant contributions and named as this year’s...
Each year NIU recognizes and honors outstanding undergraduate teaching. Tenured faculty members are honored with the Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award and full-time instructors are honored with the Excellence in Undergraduate Instruction Award. Undergraduate students take the lead in the nominating process and student advisory committees in each college nominate faculty members by assembling student...
The results are in: graduates from the NIU School of Nursing have a 93 percent first-time pass rate on the NCLEX, the national professional licensure exam for nurses. These results for 2017 reflect an increase over 2016. “The pass rate is a continuing trend that began in 2015, and can be attributed to the hard work...
Rachel Shapland and Lauren Greene, nursing students in the University Honors Program, recently presented their session entitled, “Student-run leadership and student engagement: Serving on an honors council” at the 52nd annual National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC), held in Atlanta, GA, from November 8-12. Specifically, in collaboration with Jordan Reich and Logan Turner (honors students from...
Thanks to the generous donations from two couples, the students at NIU’s School of Nursing can decompress in a comfortable on-site lounge. The lounge has always been an oft-used respite for nursing students who attend nursing classes further away from NIU’s main campus. But the furniture had seen better days, and the room lacked appropriate...
NIU’s College of Health and Human Sciences is heading back to school with a roster of changes aimed at bringing synergies and coordination to several programs. Those changes add two new names to the roll call this year: the School of Nursing, and the School of Health Studies. The important changes include: The School of Nursing contains only the nursing majors (both...
The Health Professions House is collecting new, unused, toothbrushes for a special project that is part of an alternative spring break trip. School of nursing instructor JoEllen Ryan, along with 10 NIU students and two recent graduates, will travel to Chiapas, Mexico over spring break to provide free health assessments and treatment to the Mayan...