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LHSON Appoints Nan Ketcham as Undergraduate Program Director
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) congratulates Mrs. Nan (Batten) Ketcham on her appointment as the Undergraduate Program Director.

NurseZone: Why All the Fuss About Improving the Patient Experience?
June 10, 2014
An article about nurses and their influence and impact on the patient experience quotes Linda Plank, Ph.D., R.N., associate dean for academic affairs at Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing. (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist in Baylor Media Communications, covers the School of Nursing and helped arrange the interview.)

LHSON Welcomes Stephanie Weishaupt as Pre-Nursing Office Coordinator
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) Student Services Department looks forward to working with Stephanie Weishaupt, the new Coordinator of the Pre-Nursing Office in Waco, Texas.

Baylor Nursing School Buys East Dallas building
On Tuesday, May 20, the Executive Board of the Baptist General Convention of Texas met and unanimously approved the sale of the Convention’s Dallas facility. The Baylor University Board of Regents approved the purchase of the facility at a special called meeting on May 16. The future home of LHSON will be a 100,000 square foot facility, located at 333 N. Washington Avenue in Dallas.

Dean Conroy Interviewed for National Nurses Week
In the spirit of National Nurses Week and to talk about the recent Going for the Gold Gala, Dean Shelley Conroy of LHSON was interviewed by John Morris, “The Voice of the Bears” with Baylor University and 1660 ESPN Radio.
(Audio link included)

Baylor Regents Approve Formation of College of Health and Human Sciences
WACO, Texas (May 16, 2014) – At its spring meeting today, the Baylor University Board of Regents voted to establish the College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) by uniting four existing health-related academic units and creating a forward-looking organizational structure to advance the University’s commitment to health-related education and research.

New Video Shares Benefits of Don A. and Ruth Buccholz Simulation Lab at Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing
DALLAS, TX (May 13, 2014) -- The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) is pleased to share a new video of the Don A. and Ruth Buchholz Simulation Lab Center to ensure that Baylor students continue a tradition of excellence as they learn, lead, and serve in the nursing vocation. The 4.22 minute video is presented by Vivian Gamblian, M.S.N, Senior Lecture and SIM Lab Coordinator.

LHSON Names Elaine S. Lark Coordinator of Recruitment and Enrollment
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) located in Dallas is proud to officially welcome Elaine S. Lark, MLA as the Coordinator of Recruitment and Enrollment.

Baylor’s Accelerated Nursing Program in Dallas Equips Students, Addresses Workforce Shortage
WACO, Texas (May 7, 2014) – “You can do anything for a year.” That’s the adage adopted by students enrolled in Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing’s 12-month accelerated baccalaureate nursing program, known as FastBacc. In just three semesters – summer, fall and spring – students earn 62 credit hours and leave as registered nurses.

LHSON 2014 Gala Keynote Speaker MaryLou Retton Interviewed on Baylor Radio
In anticipation of the third annual Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing, Going for the Gold Gala, hosted on Saturday May 3, 2014, John Morris, “The Voice of the Bears” with Baylor University and 1660 ESPN Radio invited MaryLou Retton for a radio interview on Friday, May 2.

Third Annual Going for the Gold Gala
Third Annual Going for the Gold Gala, Saturday May 3, 2014, 6:00 p.m., at the Omni Dallas Hotel in downtown Dallas. The gala continues the tradition of spotlighting championship efforts to raise scholarship funds for student nurses.

LHSON Welcomes Whitney Taylor Cortner as Director of Marketing and Communications
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) located in downtown Dallas welcomes Whitney Taylor Cortner as the Director of Marketing and Communications.

Nurse Practitioner in Baylor's Louise Herrington School of Nursing Chosen for Excellence Award


Baylor Nursing Students to Present Research Paper at Major Conference


Two Baylor profs named among “100 inspiring nursing professors to watch”
When a nursing education website recently put together a list of “100 inspiring nursing professors to watch in 2014,” it was no surprise to find two professors from Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing made the cut. Dr. Shelley F. Conroy (pictured), dean of the school, and Dr. Claudia Calle Beal, an assistant professor, represented Baylor on [...]

Nursing Career in High Demand: by Upsana Gupta
If you're thinking about pursuing nursing as a career, this is the time. The nursing field is one of the hottest and fastest growing in the country. According to the US News Ranking of Best Jobs, nursing ranked as the second most desired profession in 2013.

Special Guest Presentation: Dr. Angela Barron McBride
World-renowned nursing leader, Dr. Angela Barron McBride, joins us on Saturday, October 26th for a complimentary special guest presentation on "Orchestrating a Nursing Career for Leadership."

Adult Immunizations: Who, What and Why!
The Gerontological Nursing Initiative (GNI) of Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (BULHSON) recently presented Adult Immunizations: Who, What and Why! at Windsor Senior Living, located near LBJ Freeway and Coit. The program discussed why an intraprofessional effort by all healthcare professionals is needed to overcome barriers to immunizations and improvement of adult immunization rates.

Baylor Missions Around the World: Students Volunteer for Trips to Europe, Africa, Central America
WACO, Texas (June 27, 2013) - "The integration of faith, learning and service."
That's the ultimate goal of Baylor Missions, said coordinator for missions Holly Widick, as hundreds of Baylor University students and faculty ventured to offer their time, talents and services to a hurting world.

Dean Conroy named as an AACN-Wharton Executive Leadership Fellow


Hearts of service: Three Baylor nursing students were among the first on the scene in West
Last Wednesday, two Baylor nursing students and one recent graduate were driving back from Waco to Dallas following ROTC when they decided to grab dinner at a popular I-35 stop just north of Waco. (You probably see where this is going already.) The trio — seniors Ali Nordlander, of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Ashlyn McNeely, of [...]

Nurses have highest honesty rating; car salespeople, lowest
These results are from Gallup's Nov. 26-29 update of the perceived honesty and ethical standards of professions. Survey respondents rated each profession on a five-point honesty and ethical scale ranging from "very high" to "very low."

Baylor School of Nursing Professor Chosen for National Council
WACO, Texas (Sept. 7, 2012) - Donna LoSasso, DNP, RN, NNP-BC, an assistant professor at the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON), has been selected by the National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (NANNP) to serve as a council member. Her two-year term will begin in October when she is recognized at the organization's Annual Educational Conference in Palm Springs, Calif.

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