News and Updates
CCPNA Outstanding Student Award
Cheryl Youker, Upstate CON student in the RN-MS program received an "Outstanding Student Award" from Central Counties Professional Nurses Association (CCPNA) on May 8, 2013 at their annual dinner at Justin's Grill. Cheryl is one of five students from local colleges of nursing who was given this prestigious award by CCPNA. Cheryl was nominated by the CON as outstanding BS student for her academic achievement and community service. Cheryl will receive a BS degree at graduation and will continue in the FNP track of the MS program at the CON.
CON CNS Students’ Poster won 2nd Prize
Ann Hendrickson, RN, BSN, a clinical nurse specialist student in the College of Nursing and patient service leader at Upstate University Hospital, won second prize for her poster titled, Developing and Implementing an Evidenced Based Nurse-Driven Mobility Protocol, at the national conference of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, held March 7 to 9 in San Antonio. She is the first student at the CON to win this national award.
Nursing students’ Research Chosen for National Conference
Four students in the Upstate College of Nursing master's level Clinical Nurse Specialist program will present their research at a national conference in Texas. From left, Maureen Hartmann, Heather Waldau, Ann Hendrickson and Meraedith Lange. Photo by Debbie Rexine. READ MORE ->>
Welcome New Dean - Joyce Griffin-Sobel, PhD, RN
Joyce Griffin-Sobel, PhD, RN, named dean of the College of Nursing at Upstate Medical University
Announcing a New Degree Program - Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Earn Your Doctorate Part-Time, On-line Over Three Years. We are admitting students into the DNP Program in Fall 2013. The application deadline for the Fall semester is June 1st. Deadline for submission of transcripts, letters of recommendation and any other supporting documents is June 15th.
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) posted in CNY Business Journal.
Earn Your Doctorate Part-Time, On-line Over Three Years: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Congratulations Christine Herb
Congratulations, Christine Herb, FNP graduate and this year's winner of NYSNAs District 4 Nursing Excellence Award.
Proud Partner in the "Future of Nursing"
"Upstate’s College of Nursing is proud to be a partner in the Future of Nursing."
Upstate educates women about heart attack
Upstate project educates women about heart attack symptoms and early warning signs
Heart attacks in women go largely unrecognized 30 to 55 percent of the time and those who miss the warning signs and fail or delay getting help, run the risk of death or severe disability. Read the full story...
Articles of Interest
- NY bill would require bachelor's degrees for RNs
- Are You a Mid-level Provider, A Physician Extender, or a Nurse?
50th Anniversary Celebration Pictures & Video
Celebrated 50 Years of Excellence in Nursing Education, March 26th, 2011
Chancellor’s Award to Cheryl Allen
Cheri Allen receives Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Classified Service. She began working at the College of Nursing in January 2008. She represents College on Team Upstate, sustainability committee, recording Secretary for the Nursing Alumni Association Board, coordinates the annual CON Canned Food Drive and serves as CON contact for other campus drives (Blanket/Coat, Toy Drive, Backpack, etc). She participates in the annual Green Fair and also plans pre-enrollment session for new students.
Cheri consistently functions at a much higher level than is expected. She is without a doubt, a valued employee, a wonderful asset to the college and the Upstate community, and very deserving of this award. Award will be presented at Faculty Convocation in September 2011.
NP Student Featured in Syracuse.com
Upstate Medical nurse writes of life as ’Lost Boy’ refugee in Healing Muse literary journal