Month: May 2013

Why Graduation Day Is So Special

I love graduation! It is truly one of my favorite times to be a dean. I feel such a sense of pride each semester as I stand with our students as they receive public confirmation of their years of hard

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Patience vs. Patients

Recently I read a story sent to me by email. I was busy and really didn’t have time to sit down and read the attachment, but this email grabbed my attention. When I finished reading the relatively short passage, I

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What Would Florence Do?

Each year, the nursing profession celebrates National Nurses Week from May 6 through May 12. This nationwide week of appreciation and recognition culminates on the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birthday. “The Lady with the Lamp” has served as a guide,

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