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Employee Spotlight: Diana Acuna, RN



Diana Acuna is RN Specialty Coordinator for open heart surgery.


“Diana does an exceptional job bringing her team together,” said Kristie Garrett, MSN, RN, RNFA, CNOR, Department Director of Operative Services. “She is an all-around wonderful leader and an excellent communicator who keeps physicians and team members well informed at all times.” “Diana is a lot of fun and an awesome teammate,” said Christa McClellan, RNFA. “She has been on the vascular team as well as the open-heart team. She’s so versatile and does a great job in all that she does. ”Diana is relatively new to her role and I want to thank her for the important work she’s doing on behalf of our patients and care teams. Thanks for your exceptional care Diana.

2017 RIBN Ceremony

The North Carolina A&T State University College of Health and Human Sciences School of Nursing, hosted the 2nd annual, North Carolina Piedmont Collaborative Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (RIBN) Induction Ceremony on Friday, August 4th at Union Square Campus in Greensboro, to welcome and honor eighteen new RIBN student inductees into the N.C. Piedmont Collaborative RIBN program. 

The RIBN program is a four-year collaborative dual enrollment program with North Carolina A&T State University, Davidson County Community College, Guilford Technical Community College, and Vance-Granville Community college, that creates an opportunity for students to stay in their home communities and achieve their Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) and Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) at a reduced cost.

The N.C. Piedmont RIBN collaborative has seen tremendous growth in its program, to begin its second year, from a total of three RIBN students in its previous year.

Alumni Nurses Unify to Meet a Need 

Dr. Sandra Hughes discusses the new Union Square project with members of the nursing programs from NC A&T, UNC-G and GTCC.

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Exclusive First Look: Inside The New High-Tech Nursing Union Square Campus

Alumni Times Niursing

N.C. A&T, Community Colleges Launch Nursing Initiative

Forestenia Milner RN, MSN, CNE, LNC

Forestenia served as the facilitator for the Inter-Collaboration Sharing:
Beyond the Growing Pains at the Fourth Annual Statewide Regionally for Nursing Excellence (RIBN) Conference, March 17, 2015.

Faculty Award Highlights

Dr. Terry D. Ward, Director/ 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.
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Protect Your Eyes During the Total Eclipse on Aug. 21

The United States will experience a total solar eclipse Monday afternoon beginning around 1:13 p.m., peaking at 2:42 p.m. and ending at 4:04 p.m.

N.C. A&T’s fall Chancellor’s Town Hall to feature Union, Rye and Ling

For the second Chancellor’s Town Hall event at N.C. A&T State University, Harold L. Martin Sr., has called on Gabrielle Union, Angela Rye, and Lisa Ling.

Institute Prepares Students to Solve Disparaging Healthcare Issues

A group of N.C A&T scholars experienced unique opportunities last summer through the university’s partnership with the Bluford Healthcare Leadership Institute (BHLI).