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Find out about the events happening within the school of nursing:

Please Join Us for
TAI CHI CLASSES on NOV 17th, DEC 1st and DEC 15th from
5:00 pm-6:30 pm at the NC A&T SU
Campus Fitness Center Sponsored by NC A&T School of Nursing
(Please remember to bring your AGGIE One ID card)

Hello Faculty and Staff


It’s that time of year again!!! On November 13th, the School of Nursing will be sponsoring its 2nd Annual Diabetes Awareness Walk.  The event will start at 11:30 a.m. (walk will start at 12:00 p.m.), on the lawn of the Noble Hall Building.  The 2-mile walk is open to both the university and Greensboro community.  Our fund raising goal is $2,600.

Did you know there are 29.1 million people or 9.3% of the population have diabetes.  Of this 29.1 million people, 21 million are diagnosed and 8.1 million are undiagnosed. (CDC, NDS Report 2014).   

This is an awesome time to strengthen our Team Building Skills. I challenge you to either create your own team, join a team, or join the School of Nursing to raise funds for this important event.  After you have started your team go to http://main.diabetes.org/goto/aggienurse  and register your team.  Tell family and friends how easy it is to make a contribution, and how this small token will help them give back to their community.  Family, friends, colleagues can make contributions directly by clicking on the link  http://main.diabetes.org/goto/aggienurse .  The hassle free process will eliminate you from having to deal with the monetary portion of this project.  You will be free to focus on bringing awareness by educating your loved ones and community.

Steps to adding a team:

1.        Type in http://main.diabetes.org/goto/aggienurse
2.        Click on  “Start a Team” or “Join as an Individual”.

Steps to making a contribution:
       
1.        Type in http://main.diabetes.org/goto/aggienurse
2.        Click on the team you would like to support and follow the steps.

If you have any questions, please let me know.  This is so exciting; I look forward to seeing you all at the Aggies Bring Awareness to Diabetes Walk.   

Dr. Schenita Davis Randolph, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, has been recognized as a Great 100 Nurse in North Carolina. The award is presented to 100 registered nurses in the state for their outstanding contributions to nursing and health care their communities. Randolph has worked with underserved populations since 2006, and through a partnership with a local homeless shelter and community clinic, she serves this vulnerable population while helping students gain hands-on experience with population-focused nursing. She was instrumental in establishing the School of Nursing Diabetes Education and Management Center in collaboration with Cone Health and Greensboro Urban Ministry and was a member of the research team that received the first Interdisciplinary Team Award by the Division of Research and Economic Development in 2013.
Randolph became a clinical instructor at N.C. A&T in 2004 and was promoted to assistant professor 2013. She received her B.S.N. degree from A&T, her M.P.H. from UNC-Chapel Hill and her Ph.D. from Walden University. As a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), Randolph is a leader and role model for the profession.

Dr. Terry D. Ward, associate dean in the School of Nursing, has received the North Carolina Nurses Association Nurse Mentorship Award for 2014. The award is presented to a registered nurse who consistently participates in an active role with the professional organization at the local, state and national levels. The recipient also models the values, attitudes and behaviors consistent with the profession. Ward mentors faculty, current and former students, and professional colleagues. She also serves on the board of directors for the North Carolina League of Nursing. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Mobile, her Ph.D. from UNC-Greensboro and is a Certified Nurse Educator by the National League for Nursing.

Dr. Inez Tuck, dean and professor in the School of Nursing, has been recognized as a Great 100 Nurse in North Carolina. The award is presented to 100 registered nurses in the state for their outstanding contributions to nursing and health care their communities. Since her appointment to the School of Nursing in 2011, the school has become more engaged in partnerships with health care agencies, community colleges and universities to facilitate the recruitment of students, enhance the healthcare of the community and increase inter-professional collaboration. She has received the Interdisciplinary Team Research Award (2013) and has been appointed to the Cone Health Network Board of Trustees (2010). Tuck received her bachelor’s in nursing from N.C. A&T. She earned her PhD from UNC-Greensboro and an MBA from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. In 2008, she earned a M.Div. from Virginia Union University. She is an author, educator, spiritual leader, life coach and consultant/trainer in the area of spirituality and authentic leadership.

BSN Completion Entry Option:

Who Should Attend?  Registered Nurses (RN) that have an Associate’s degree who wish to advance their career by obtaining a Bachelor’s degree

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm, Room 210 Noble Hall
Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 5:00-6:00pm, Room 210 Noble Hall
Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 5:00-6:00pm, Room 210 Noble Hall
Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 5:00-6:00pm, Room 210 Noble Hall
Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 5:00-6:00pm, Room 210 Noble Hall

Accelerated BSN Entry Option:

Who Should Attend? Applicants holding a Bachelor's Degree in another field who are interested in changing their career path

Saturday, July 19, 2014, 10:00am - 11:00:00am, Room 116 Noble Hall
Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 5:00pm - 6:00pm. Room 116 Noble Hall
Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 5:00pm - 6:00pm, Room 116 Noble Hall
Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 5:00pm -6:00pm, Room 116 Noble Hall
Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 5:00pm - 6:00pm, Room 116 Noble Hall
Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 5:00pm - 6:00pm, Room 116 Noble Hall
Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 5:00pm – 6:00pm, Room 116 Noble Hall
Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 5:00pm – 6:00pm, Room 106 Noble Hall
Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 5:00pm – 6:00pm, Room 106 Noble Hall
Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 5:00pm – 6:00pm, Room 106 Noble Hall
Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 5:00pm – 6:00pm, Room 106 Noble Hall

Traditional BSN Entry Option:

Who Should Attend? High school graduate or will be soon, transfer applicants and current NC A&T students who are interested in the Nursing major.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 4:00pm -5:00pm, Room 116 Noble Hall
Tuesday, September 2, 4:00pm - 5:00pm, Room 116 Noble Hall
Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 4:00pm - 5:00pm, Room 116 Noble Hall
Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 4:00pm -5:00pm, Room 116 Noble Hall
Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 4:00pm - 5:00pm, Room116 Noble Hall


*For more information contact: Office of Student Services, School of Nursing, 336-334-7750 or email carlissl@ncat.edu

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