Nursing Students Honored During Traditional White Coat Ceremony
Samford University’s Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing hosted its biannual White Coat Ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 26 in Samford’s Wright Center. Eighty-one Bachelor of Science in Nursing students who began clinical courses this semester were honored during the event.
New Era for Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing
Following a nationwide search, Melondie Reeves Carter, Ph.D., RN, was named dean of Samford University’s Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing. In addition to the appointment of Dean Carter, Jill Cunningham, D.N.P., FNP-BC, was named graduate associate dean; Lora Shelton, D.N.P., RN, was named undergraduate associate dean; and Stephanie Wynn, D.N.P., RN-BC, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC, COI, was named associate dean for scholarly activity.
Nursing Professor Jane Holston Dies, Leaving a Legacy of Passion and Care
Jane Holston, professor for Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing, died on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. She had served as a faculty member in the school’s nurse practitioner program for 11 years.
Samford’s School of Nursing Named Center of Excellence for Nursing Education
Samford University’s Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing has been named a Center of Excellence for Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing in Washington, D.C. This is the third time the school has been selected as a Center of Excellence.
Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing Receives Nation’s Largest Nurse Educator Loan Forgiveness Award
Samford University's Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing has received the nation’s largest Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) award from the United States Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
Gretchen McDaniel Retires After 30 Years
Gretchen McDaniel has served Samford University's Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing for 30 years. Her tenure offered opportunities ranging from teaching nursing students not to fear statistics to helping develop the university's first online program. She plans to retire this summer.
Jane Martin Wraps Up 25 Years in Samford Nursing
Jane Martin was the first graduate faculty member hired by Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing, and she taught the school's first nurse practitioner program. That program, which started with four students, has developed into a full department that has contributed to the careers of more than 900 nurses. This summer, she retires after 25 years.