College of Nursing News


  • College Celebrates Careers in Foster, Gilbert Retirements

    Dec 12, 2012 by College of Nursing Marketing
    The College of Nursing bade farewell while celebrating two outstanding women whose careers focused on caring for children: Roxie Foster, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Lynn Gilbert, PhD, RN, PNP-C, FAAN. Together these nurse researchers' careers at the college spanned 40 years.
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  • Childhood Obesity Expert Becomes First Loretta C. Ford Endowed Professor

    Dec 12, 2012 by College of Nursing Marketing
    Last fall Bonnie Gance-Cleveland, PhD, RNC, PNP, FAAN, returned to her alma mater, this time as the first Loretta C. Ford Endowed Professor.
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  • Nursing Students Boost Troops’ Morale by Sending Care Packages

    Nov 5, 2012 by College of Nursing Marketing
    A joint effort between The Lowry Foundation, the College of Nursing Student Council and the CU Student Nurses Association resulted in a new record of care packages sent overseas - 165 boxes packed and shipped. Through donations from faculty, staff, students and others enough money was raised to pay for the shipping, which cost over $2,000.
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  • Graduate Nursing Online Program Named on Honor Roll

    Sep 27, 2012 by College of Nursing Marketing
    The University of Colorado College of Nursing’s online program in graduate nursing was named an honor roll program in the first-ever edition of Top Online Education Program rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
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  • Nightingale Ceremony: An Affirmation of Nursing

    Sep 5, 2012 by College of Nursing Marketing
    The fourth bi-annual Nightingale Ceremony, held Sept. 4, inducted 191 incoming students into the profession of nursing.
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  • Moritz led the College of Nursing Through Many Changes, Challenges

    Aug 22, 2012 by College of Nursing Marketing
    On Friday afternoon, July 27, nearly 300 administrators, community leaders, faculty, staff and students streamed onto the rooftop garden of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center to celebrate the career and leadership of Patricia Moritz, PhD, RN, FAAN, as dean of the College of Nursing.
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  • Partnerships create patient-care synergy in Sheridan

    Jul 30, 2012 by College of Nursing Marketing
    Sheridan Health Services offers a holistic, integrated model of health care (or in the vernacular of the field, a Patient Centered Medical Home) most American health care consumers would have to piece together independently or with the help of their family doctor.
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  • College of Nursing awarded $1.3M grant for expanded service

    Jul 25, 2012 by College of Nursing Marketing
    The University of Colorado College of Nursing has been awarded a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support the college’s faculty practice at Sheridan Health Services (SHS), Inc.
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  • Marie Hastings-Tolsma Studies Indigenous Herbs and Pregnancy as a Fulbright scholar in South Africa

    Jul 16, 2012 by College of Nursing Marketing
    Marie Hastings-Tolsma, PhD, CNM, is far from Iowa, where she grew up on a farm. She is far from Colorado, where she conducts research and teaches nurse midwifery. She is in a traditional healer’s shop in Johannesburg, South Africa, where, on a Fulbright Scholarship, she is studying the use of indigenous herbs during pregnancy and birth.
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  • Hastings-Tolsma Awarded a Fulbright Scholar Grant

    Jul 16, 2012 by College of Nursing Marketing
    Marie Hastings-Tolsma, PhD, CNM, FACNM, RN, associate professor at the University of Colorado College of Nursing, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture and conduct research at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa during the 2012-2013 academic year.
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  • Sarah Thompson Named Nursing Dean

    Jul 11, 2012 by College of Nursing Marketing
    The University of Colorado College of Nursing welcomes a new dean this summer. Provost Rod Nairn is pleased to announce that Sarah Thompson, PhD, RN, FAAN will replace retiring Dean Pat Moritz, RN, PhD, FAAN.
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  • Health professional programs partner with King Soopers and The Little Clinic

    Jul 2, 2012 by College of Nursing Marketing
    University of Colorado health professional programs partner with King Soopers and The Little Clinic to improve community health services.
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  • Informatics students, alumni visit White House

    Jun 21, 2012 by College of Nursing Marketing
    Janet Ellingson and Donna Kenney, College of Nursing Training Certificate Program graduates, and Amy Nelms, a soon-to-be graduate, participated June 19 in a White House Town Hall event regarding health information technology -- building the electronic networks to support efficient and effective health care.
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