College of Nursing Hosts “Nursing Know-How Academy” for BYU donors and families

The BYU College of Nursing was selected to participate in this year’s President’s Leadership Council (PLC) Family Reunion. Members of the PLC brought their children and grandchildren to campus to participate in several activities, including a stop at our Nursing Learning Center (NLC).   The PLC is a group of donors who each give $1Continue reading “College of Nursing Hosts “Nursing Know-How Academy” for BYU donors and families”

Service in September: How a BYU Nursing Alumna Raised Money for Childhood Cancer Research

                      BYU nursing alumna Beth Vanderwalker stands in front several of the gold bows that she helped sell this month to support childhood cancer research. One of BYU’s slogans is “Enter to learn; go forth to serve.” Nursing alumna Beth Vanderwalker (BS ’95) has spent September turning that phrase into reality as she dedicates timeContinue reading “Service in September: How a BYU Nursing Alumna Raised Money for Childhood Cancer Research”

Senior Gets Five-Star Internship in the Lone Star State

Nursing senior Stephen Winert has his future in the palm of his hand. Thanks to a summer internship, not only does he have a solid job with a major hospital awaiting him after graduation in December, but he is already used to the environment there and knows what medical specialty he wants to consider. AtContinue reading “Senior Gets Five-Star Internship in the Lone Star State”

Convergence: How One Disease Brought Four Lives Together

Pictured above: Representatives from the awareness group Meningitis Angels accompanied by four BYU faculty members, with Beth Luthy and Lacey Eden on the far left, and Janelle Mcintosh and Renea Beckstrand on the far right. Meningitis. It ebbs and flows in terms of public visibility, and for some people the disease is either unknown orContinue reading “Convergence: How One Disease Brought Four Lives Together”

Meningitis Angels Spread the Word about Not Spreading the Disease

On Friday, September 16, Brigham Young University will host the Meningitis Angels, a nonprofit meningitis awareness group. Several reasons to visit campus are to educate students that this disease is deadly and debilitating and that there are vaccines to prevent it, and that there are two separate vaccines they need to prevent it. “The thingContinue reading “Meningitis Angels Spread the Word about Not Spreading the Disease”