WVU in the News: WVU School of Nursing Bridgeport Campus welcomes new students with Pledge Ceremony
The second cohort of WVU School of Nursing Bridgeport Campus students formally entered the study of nursing on Thursday during the Spring 2024 Nursing Pledge Ceremony.
Second WVU Nursing Bridgeport Campus cohort participates in Pledge Ceremony
The WVU School of Nursing Bridgeport Campus hosted a pledge ceremony on Feb. 29, officially welcoming the second cohort of 14 students into the study of nursing.
WVU School of Nursing ranked as No. 1 online RN to BSN program in West Virginia
The WVU School of Nursing has been ranked the No. 1 online RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program in West Virginia by RNtoMSN.org, a leading nursing education website.
Keyser Campus nursing seniors participate in job fair
WVU School of Nursing Keyser Campus seniors recently participated in a job fair to learn more about nursing opportunities at nearly a dozen healthcare facilities.
Junior Nursing Academy returns to WVU Tech’s campus this summer, applications close March 15
The Southern West Virginia Junior Nursing Academy, hosted by the WVU School of Nursing, will be Aug. 13-14. The day camp will be held on WVU Tech’s campus and give participants a sneak peek of what it might be like to be a college nursing student while giving them hands-on experiences. Applications are open now and will be accepted until March 15.
WVU Nursing alum selected for Johnson & Johnson Nurse Innovation Fellowship Program
Lya Stroupe, a WVU School of Nursing alum, was one of 20 nurses in the country recently selected for the Johnson & Johnson Nurse Innovation Fellowship Program (JJNIF), where she and another exemplary person in the nursing profession, Dr. Melanie Heuston, work as a team to revitalize interest in bedside care in new generations of nurses.
WVU Nursing LPN to BSN program updates GPA requirements, extends application deadline
Licensed practical nurses interested in pursuing their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (LPN to BSN) at the WVU School of Nursing Keyser Campus now have expanded access to the program. To better meet prospective student needs, the GPA requirements for previous college work have been updated to 2.5. The program has also extended the application deadline to May 15.
WVU researchers use AI to predict, detect Alzheimer’s disease
Researchers at West Virginia University have identified a set of diagnostic metabolic biomarkers that can help them develop artificial intelligence tools to detect Alzheimer’s disease in its early stages, as well as determine risk factors and treatment interventions.
Nursing DNP project prepares teens for independent care
When Elizabeth Minchau first started working as a nurse practitioner at the West Virginia University Student Health clinic, she noticed a concerning trend—many of the new college students didn’t know how to manage their health independently. Minchau, now a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduate at the WVU School of Nursing, sought to fix this issue.
Spring 2024 Pledge Ceremony welcomes sophomores into the study of nursing
The WVU School of Nursing formally welcomed sophomores into the study of nursing during the Spring 2024 Nursing Pledge Ceremony, held Feb. 9 in the Okey Patteson Auditorium.