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Apr
18
2017
Engineering, Nursing Students Unite to Build Swing
Read the full story about LHSON's Baylor Student Nurses Association working with Baylor engineering students to help build a special swing for the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas.
Mar
24
2017
LHSON Celebrates Fulbright Global Scholar Award to Dr. Lori Spies
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing is pleased to announce Assistant Professor, Dr. Lori A. Spies, PhD, RN, NP-C, Assistant Professor, Family Nurse Practitioner and Missions Coordinator, was notified by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board that she was selected for a 2017-18 Fulbright Global Scholar Award.
Mar
23
2017
DFW Great 100 Nurses 2017 - Four Honored at LHSON
Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing is proud to have fifteen nurses recognized over the years as DFW Great 100 Nurses of which four are being honored in 2017: Robin Caldwell, Shelby Garner, Llewellyn (Lyn) Prater and Lori Spies The prestigious event is scheduled for Monday, April 17, 2017 at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.
Mar
17
2017
Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing hosted “Bears Go Bald” on Friday, March 17, 2017 in the lobby of the nursing school. The Baylor Student Nurses Association (BSNA) worked with St. Baldrick’s Foundation to help raise money for pediatric cancer research.
Mar
14
2017
U.S. News & World Report 2018 Best Graduate Schools - Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing Ranked
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) is excited to share the news of our placement in the U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) rankings for the 2018 Best Graduate Schools.
Mar
8
2017
6th Annual Going for the Gold Gala Raises Over $1 Million
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON), located in the heart of the Baylor University Medical Center, hosted its sixth annual Going for the Gold Gala on Saturday, February 25, 2017, at the Fairmont Hotel raising more than $1 million for the new nursing school building as well as gifts for scholarships. With more than 600 attendees, the theme was “Coming Together to Make a Difference” and recognized and honored those who serve our communities – both the nurses who care for our sick and wounded and our selfless public servants in the police and firefighting communities.
Jan
10
2017
2017 U.S. News & World Report Ranks Best Online Grad Programs, Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing Ranked #39 for MSN in Nursing Leadership & Innovation Online Program
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing is pleased to share that U.S. News & World Report ranked our Master of Science in Nursing Leadership and Innovation online degree program at #39 of the “2017 Best Online Graduate Programs.”
Dec
15
2016
Save the Date - 6th Annual Going for the Gold Gala Feb. 25, 2017, Derek Haas
Located in the heart of Dallas, The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) will host its sixth annual Going for the Gold Gala on Saturday, February 25, 2017, 6:00 p.m. at the Fairmont Dallas Hotel located at 1717 North Akard Street in Dallas. In the last five years the spectacular event has become a source of support for the most critical needs of the School and its students. We hope you will mark your calendars now to join us to support our dedicated Baylor nursing students who exemplify our school motto to Learn.Lead.Serve.™
Nov
18
2016
Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing Recognizes National Nurse Practitioner Week, Baylor Nurses Make a Difference for the Underserved at AGAPE Clinic
The role of the nurse practitioner (NP) is showcased November 13 - 19, 2016, as NPs across the country celebrate more than 50 years of practice during National NP Week. In the United States, this distinguished group of health care professionals number approximately 222,000 strong with an additional 20,000 NP students graduating each year, according to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Nov
11
2016
LHSON Hosts Scholarship Celebration Dinner
On Thursday, November 10, at 7 p.m., Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) hosted a Scholarship Celebration Dinner at the Royal Oaks Country Club in Dallas with more than 144 attendees. The evening provided an opportunity for LHSON to recognize endowed scholarship donors, scholarship recipients and Going for the Gold Gala sponsors.
Oct
27
2016
Baylor nursing students train on birthing simulator
VIDEO: Students and staff at Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing are featured in this story about the School’s “high fidelity” birthing simulator. Doctoral candidate Shannon Reed and lab manager Jeanne Carey were interviewed.
Oct
14
2016
Baylor Regents Announce Significant Gift From Drayton McLane for Nursing School Academic Building Renovation
At its regular Homecoming meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents today announced a significant gift from Baylor Regent Emeritus Drayton McLane Jr., B.B.A. ’58, his wife, Elizabeth, and the McLane family toward the renovation of Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) in Dallas. The board approved the project, which will cost $18 million, to renovate the former Baptist Building in Dallas, which will more than triple the space of the current School of Nursing campus. Active fundraising continues to raise the total amount needed to complete this important project.
Sep
16
2016
8th Annual North Texas Giving Day - September 22, BU LHSON Goal to Raise $50,000
The nation’s largest giving day is back for its 8th year on September 22, 2016. We encourage our alums, faculty/staff, students and community supporters to show their Baylor spirit and love for Baylor nurses by giving to the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing on North Texas Giving Day. In 2015, LHSON raised over $43,700 from 247 donors during the 18-hour giving day. This year we hope to reach 300 donors and raise more than $50,000 in gifts

Donations of $25 to $5,000 made 6 a.m. to midnight on North Texas Giving Day to nonprofits listed on www.NorthTexasGivingDay.org will be amplified by more than $2 million in bonus funds and prizes. Last year, more than 1,000 Dallas County-based nonprofits benefited on North Texas Giving Day. Join the conversation on Twitter or Facebook via #NTxGivingDay and @NorthTexasGivingDay.
Jul
20
2016
Baylor University Alumni Help Turn Hospitalized Children into Superheros
Capes 4 Kids was started in 2013 by two students at the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing. Jordan Loetscher, B.S. (nursing) ’13, and Cody Reynolds, B.S. (nursing) ’13, along with the rest of the student leadership team, were charged with deciding what to do for their senior class give-back project. Instead of fundraising for an item to donate to the school, like most senior classes do, the team came up with the idea to create and deliver superhero capes to children battling serious illnesses. Click the full story to read more.
Jul
20
2016
The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare Awards Grant to LHSON
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) has been selected by The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) to participate in the DNP Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar Program. The Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar at LHSON is made possible by a grant from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare.
May
6
2016
Baylor Nursing School Recognizes National Nurses Week May 6-12
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing is proud to recognize National Nurses Week which begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale's birthday, the founder of modern nursing. In addition, as of 1998, May 8 is designated as National Student Nurses Day, and as of 2003, National School Nurse Day is celebrated on the Wednesday within National Nurses Week each year.
May
6
2016
Distinguished National Award for Dr. Claudia Beal by AANN
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing congratulates Claudia C. Beal, Ph.D., R.N., Assistant Professor, for receiving the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) 2016 Writing Excellence Award at the annual conference in New Orleans in April.
May
6
2016
International Recognition for Dr. Tanya Sudia in Hong Kong
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing congratulates Tanya Sudia, Ph.D., R.N., Professor, Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship and Interim Graduate Program Director, for receiving the Best Oral Presentation Award for Ethical Considerations Amid Emerging Global Health Challenges at the Sixth Annual Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference and First Colloquium on Chronic Illness Care. Hosted by The Nethersole School of Nursing – Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, the conference theme was Achieving Transformational and Sustainable Development in Health and Social Care.
May
5
2016
Baylor Nursing School Hosts Vietnam Nurses and Then Teaches There
Continuing the momentum of global work, the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing hosted nurses from Nam Dinh University of Nursing in Nam Dinh, Vietnam for a Graduate Nursing Visitor Program, April 3 – April 10, 2016. The journey continued on Friday, April 29 when Dr. Renee Jones, DNP, RNC-OB, WHNP-BC, Clinical Assistant Professor, LHSON, traveled to Vietnam through May 19. She will teach “Evidence Based Practice” to 56 students in the second cohort of the Master of Science Nursing program at Nam Dinh University of Nursing. During this intensive two-week course she will be joined by fellow colleague Erin Killingsworth, PhD, RN, Clinical Assistant Professor & Simulation Coordinator, LHSON. Dr. Lyn Prater PhD, RN, CNE, Clinical Professor and Terri Pensabenne, Part Time Lecturer, both from LHSON will teach “Teaching Strategies in Nursing” May 16 through May 27 in Vietnam.
May
3
2016
DFW Great 100 Nurses 2016 - Three Honored From LHSON
Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing is proud to have eleven nurses recognized over the years as DFW Great 100 Nurses. LHSON is privileged to have three nurses selected in 2016 to join the prestigious ranks of the DFW Great 100 Nurses: Dean Shelley F. Conroy, EdD, MS, RN, CNE; Claudia Beal, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Melissa Neathery, MSN, Clinical Assistant Professor.
Apr
14
2016
LHSON and Teal Residential College Host Simulation Event with Laerdal Medical Corporation
Making a difference for nursing and healthcare through interprofessional education, Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) located in Dallas is hosting a joint program with Teal Residential College in Waco at Baylor University in conjunction with Laerdal Medical Corporation. The two-day event will take place in the Teal Hall lobby on April 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and April 15th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Mar
29
2016
Since that groundbreaking beginning, countless women have come through the halls of Baylor before going on to do amazing things. Here’s a quick rundown of 30 such Baylor women you should know.

LHSON's Dean Shelley Conroy and Mrs. Louise Herrington Ornelas are both on the list.
Mar
24
2016
Baylor School of Nursing Faculty Member Receives Prestigious Research Fellowship
Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) is pleased to share that Dr. Kelly L. Rossler, RN, CHSE, Assistant Professor and Simulation Laboratory Coordinator at LHSON has been selected to receive a Research Fellowship by the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning (INACSL).
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