Student Spotlight: Emily Wilkins

By Quincey Taylor Everyone has a story to tell, even if they do not know it. This was the case for Emily Wilkins, sixth semester nursing student. When she first came to BYU from Colorado Springs, Emily was convinced that she was meant to apply to the music program playing the flute. All of thisContinue reading “Student Spotlight: Emily Wilkins”

Introducing New BYU College of Nursing Program Directors

By Quincey Taylor Changes to the staff of the BYU College of Nursing were made this fall semester, bringing new insights to the established positions. Associate teaching professor Dr. Peggy Anderson has replaced associate teaching professor Debra Mills as the undergraduate program director, and associate professor Dr. Beth Luthy has replaced associate professor Dr. DonnaContinue reading “Introducing New BYU College of Nursing Program Directors”

Alumna Receives the President’s Volunteer Service Award

By Mindy Longhurst Image of Melissa Swensen with Second Lady, Karen Pence. Image courtesy of Pence’s Twitter. BYU College of Nursing alumna, Melissa Swensen (BS’99) received the President’s Volunteer Service Award in April! She received the award from Second Lady, Karen Pence, from Pence’s office on the White House grounds. The President’s Volunteer Service AwardContinue reading “Alumna Receives the President’s Volunteer Service Award”

Learning the Healer’s art as a Mission Nurse

By Mindy Longhurst Image of Natalie Schroeder preparing a syringe for the flu shot vaccine. Image courtesy of Schroeder. First semester nursing student, Natalie Schroeder, had the amazing opportunity of serving as a mission nurse while in the Ciudad Juarez Mexico mission. The experiences that she had as a mission nurse led her to pursueContinue reading “Learning the Healer’s art as a Mission Nurse”

100% of BYU Nursing Students Pass NCLEX for the Second Quarter in a Row

By Quincey Taylor Student Michael Scott studies ATI to prepare for the NCLEX. NCLEX-RN. Even mentioning the name of the National Council Licensure Examination makes most aspiring nurses nervous. That is not true, however, for the students at the College of Nursing at BYU. For the past two quarters of 2018, BYU students have passedContinue reading “100% of BYU Nursing Students Pass NCLEX for the Second Quarter in a Row”