December CON Creators Blog
See what's new this month with the CON Creators!
December 2021 graduation awards. These awards are given by faculty to students.
Hope Steger ('20 BSN) received the Daisy Award for her excellent and compassionate patient care!
Annual UofSC College of Nursing Research and Scholarship Day | April 8, 2022, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 2022 | UofSC Alumni Center
Four undergraduate students share study and stress tips leading up to exams.
The College of Nursing was honored by American Association of Nurse Practitioners for life-saving efforts during COVID-19.
South Carolina desperately needs more nurse practitioners, especially in rural areas. The College of Nursing is meeting the challenge.
During NP Week we recognize the more than 325,000 nurse practitioners licensed in the U.S.
Robin Dawson and Allison Jamison-Haggwood focused their Cockcroft project on COVID-19 problem-solving.
Junior, Avery Cambria's outlook on nursing was impacted by a medical mission trip. This spring, he looks forward to another trip.
Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Karen Worthy, shares her experience with SJS/TEN.
Cynthia Corbett and the Center for Advancing Chronic Care Outcomes through Research and Innovation team (ACORN) are partnering with the Prisma Health PACE program to study the impact of virtual home assistants (Amazon's Alexa) on elderly adults.
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.
DNP student Janet Kubas serves as a liaison on national councils to represent UofSC Nursing.
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.
Governor McMaster recognizes Health Literacy Month with Proclamation.
This fall, we launched a new student storytelling opportunity with the CON Creators scholarship. Four undergraduate students were chosen to represent their classmates.
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).
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.
We are thrilled to welcome the class of 2025 to the University of South Carolina! Let the fun and studying begin!
This summer nursing students participated in summer externships across the state and country. Learn more about their experiences!
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.
"Congratulations on achieving outstanding academic success for the Spring 2021 semester." - Dean Jeannette Andrews
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.
Meet the students behind the number one ranked online graduate program in the country (US News and World Report).
UofSC Nursing alumni, Dr. Sheila Belton-Gaymon and Dr. Sandra Randolph, opened the doors to their women led, Primary Care Clinic, Ivy Health Solutions.
The College of Nursing and The Capitol Nurse Practioner Group present the 2021 Carolina Clinical Conference.
Dr. Karen McDonnell's home-based symptom management program helps patients better manage symptoms and improve their quality of life.
Over the semester, 571 nursing students and 49 faculty members modeled a core value of nursing: commitment. Without hesitation, students and faculty committed themselves to the fight against COVID-19 and the health of the greater Columbia, SC community.
Gary Lee is a passionate advocate and generous donor, financially and with his time, of the College of Nursing. His career in the medical supply industry has provided him with a unique insight into nursing and the important role nurses play in the healthcare system.
May 2021 graduate, Caroline Guynn, shares her Graduation with Leadership Distinction story with us. Students who earn Graduation with Leadership Distinction demonstrate extensive, purposeful engagement beyond the classroom.
The College of Nursing family wishes our May 2021 graduates the very best as they leave our doors and begin their nursing journeys.
The College of Nursing is thrilled and proud to graduate the first cohort of SmartStart graduates! The Nursing SmartStart program was founded in 2017 in partnership with UofSC's Honors College.
After graduation in May, Brendan Kreag is eager to begin his nursing career in the cardiothoracic intensive care unit at Duke University Hospital. Over the past four years of nursing school, Kreag has fully lived the Gamecock nursing experience by immersing himself in educational and leadership opportunities.
Since the pandemic, honoring our nation’s nurses is more profoundly significant, which makes this month of recognition in May even more important.
The Gamecock Nursing Nation is sewn together by thousands of nurses with a common thread- they all have a heart for nursing. Our new series explores and celebrates the characteristics and traits of Gamecock nurses and their hearts.
Each year UofSC celebrates the service, scholarship, leadership and character of our student community with an Awards Day celebration.
Junior and senior nursing students at the College of Nursing now have the opportunity to gain additional training as a paid employee in partnership with Prisma Health.
As a child, Dakota Bruccoli watched in admiration of her mother's natural ability to care for others and her passion for nursing. When it came time to choose a major as a UofSC freshman this past spring, Dakota was eager to share with her mother she wanted to be a nurse.
The College of Nursing recognizes excellence in our nursing graduates by awarding Outstanding Nurse Alumnus awards. Get to know our 2020 alumni award winners and what makes them stand out!
Nurses care for patients of all backgrounds, genders, and experiences. It is valuable for a patient to feel represented by their healthcare providers. Male nurses provide a unique perspective and offer a varied set of skills.
As parents, David and Lynn have always encouraged their son "to bloom wherever you are planted". Through The David and Lynn Wythe Nursing Endowed Scholarship Fund, the Wythe's are able to provide opportunities for nursing students to bloom.
Congratulations on achieving outstanding academic success for the fall 2020 semester. Your dedication to your nursing classes and electives reflects in your scholarly accomplishments. - Dean Jeannette Andrews
Brandi Hair is a BSN and MSN alumna of the College of Nursing. She is a nurse at Lexington Medical Center in Labor and Delivery. Throughout her career she has displayed leadership and passion for nursing. Brandi's heart is made of resilience, patience, positivity, and empathy.
In 1963, black students were admitted to segregated colleges and universities in South Carolina for the first time since Reconstruction. Since then, many things have improved for minority groups, but there is still a large divide that separates African Americans from equality. The College of Nursing is committed to acknowledging these barriers and ensuring inclusion.
Alumnus, Nate Aranas, works at one of the most well-known hospitals in America, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Also known as the President's Hospital.
Early morning on Tuesday, January 19th Dean Andrews received a phone call from our clinical partner, Prisma Health, sharing an urgent need for volunteers at their newly opened vaccination site at Gamecock Park.
The University of South Carolina's College of Nursing ranks No. 1 among all U.S. universities for its online graduate nursing program, according to U.S. News and World Report's annual online rankings.