The School of Nursing prides itself on creating strong relationships between faculty and students.
At the baccalaureate level, we have a dedicated academic liaison/counselor who assists students as they navigate the transition from high school to college life. Additionally, each student has an assigned faculty advisor who helps them select courses and access student support services, such as our Center for Academic Success and the Student Counseling Center. Each year we select a faculty advisor who works closely with our chapter of the National Student Nurses Association. And, course faculty are available by appointment in the event students request additional assistance with course content.
The School of Nursing similarly has a number of initiatives in place to support relationships between faculty and students. Those students studying on campus have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with course faculty members. Additionally, some graduate students are selected as research or teaching assistants with seasoned faculty members. Further, a number of students complete clinical practica in collaboration with faculty and our community partners. And, the Olivian Society, our graduate student nursing association, affords students the opportunity to collaborate with faculty on special symposia and seminars.