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May
11
2018
Dr. Caldwell Receives DAISY Award
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing congratulates Dr. Elizabeth Perry Caldwell, Assistant Professor at LHSON, for receiving the 2018 DAISY Award based on nominations from LHSON students and faculty members. Dr. Caldwell was honored during the LHSON spring 2018 Pinning and Recognition Ceremony on May 11 hosted at Park Cities Baptist Church.
May
7
2018
National Nurses Week Message from Dean Shelley Conroy
In observance of National Nurses Week, May 6 through 12, Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) celebrates nursing as more than just a profession, but as a lifetime calling to make a genuine difference. "Please join me this week in thanking the nurses you know for all that they do in making such an important difference in lives around the globe," said Dr. Shelley F. Conroy, EdD, MS, RN, CNE, Dean and Professor, LHSON.
May
2
2018
Parents' Guide to Admissions - Mom, I'm Living My Best Life Now
Blog Post - Written By Frances George, May 2, 2018

Almost thirteen years ago, a beautiful young mother gave birth to her first child, three months prematurely in December 2005. John Clark, “JC”, weighed only two pounds and fought for his little life well into the spring of 2006. My daughter, a vivacious twelve year old who has always lived life to the full, walked into the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) and saw her little cousin for the first time. She was silent as we walked back down the hall after seeing this little one in his tiny bed connected to all sorts of wires and tubes, little heart beating with all its might. Just before we walked through the doors back out into the non-NICU world, my daughter, Mary Scott, known to most now as MSG (Mary Scott George), looked up at me, her hand holding mine and said, “Mommy, when I’m grown up, I’m going to take care of those little babies.”
Apr
30
2018
Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing Appoints Clinical Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Innovation
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing is pleased to announce Dr. Dora Bradley, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN as the new Clinical Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Innovation.
Apr
30
2018
Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing Congratulates Outstanding Staff Award Recipient
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing congratulates Kendra Campbell, Coordinator of Academic Services at LHSON for receiving the 2017 Outstanding Staff Award from Baylor University. Kendra was honored during the Spring Staff Forum on Thursday, April 5 at Truett Chapel in Waco.
Apr
24
2018
Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing has announced a partnership with Keypath Education to advance graduate-level online programming, beginning with nursing education.
Apr
19
2018
Recent Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing graduate Amanda Ward Braswell, B.S.N. ’17, of Carrollton, Texas, has been selected to receive a prestigious Fulbright grant to India. She is among three Fulbright recipients this spring and Baylor’s 52nd Fulbright recipient since 2001.
Apr
18
2018
DFW Great 100 Nurses 2018 Honorees
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 more are honored in 2018. This prestigious event was held on April 18, 2018 at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. Joining the prestigious ranks of the DFW Great 100 Nurses for this year: Drs. Elizabeth Perry Caldwell, Renee Flippo, Kathryn Osteen and Rebecca Meraz.
Apr
14
2018
Alumni Reunion Celebrates Baylor Nurses
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing hosted its annual Alumni Reunion on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Lakewood Country Club. Celebrating the legacy of being a Baylor nurse, the luncheon keynote speaker was Dr. Susy Sportsman, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, Managing Director of Collaborate Momentum Consulting.
Mar
20
2018
Baylor Graduate Programs Ranked in U.S. News & World Report 2019 Edition of Best Graduate Schools
Baylor University graduate programs in law, business, nursing and health disciplines, education, engineering, the sciences and social sciences and humanities were among those nationally ranked in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today.
Feb
15
2018
Going for the Gold Gala - Honoring Nurses Serving in Children's Healthcare
Located in the heart of Dallas, The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) will host its seventh annual Going for the Gold Gala on Saturday, February 24, 2018, 6:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency located at 300 Reunion Boulevard in Dallas. In the last six years this spectacular event has become a source of support for the most critical needs of the school and its students who exemplify our school motto to Learn.Lead.Serve.'. We are excited that our special guest speaker will be Mrs. Laura W. Bush who will be interviewed by Baylor University’s 15th president, Dr. Linda A. Livingstone.
Jan
22
2018
Learn more about the new Simulation Education and Research Centre for Nursing Excellence in Bangalore Baptist Hospital in Bengaluru, India, which was developed through a longstanding partnership with Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing and a grant from the United States Agency for International Development American Schools and Hospitals Abroad. Nursing students are getting a first experience with the program’s CAE Juno simulation "manikin."
Jan
9
2018
2018 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 (LHSON) is pleased to share for a second year in a row U.S. News & World Report ranked our Master of Science in Nursing Leadership and Innovation online degree program #39 of the 2018 Best Online Graduate Programs or to view the full list visit www.usnews.com/online.
Dec
15
2017
LHSON Student Publishes First Children's Book on the Birth Defect Hypospadias
Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing congratulates recent nursing school graduate Deb Smith on her recently published book, “How Down There Bear Got Repaired” and in collaboration with the Frisco-based nonprofit, Operation Happenis™. Inspired by a true-life experience with her son Maddox who suffered from hypospadias, Smith brings awareness to this common but rarely discussed birth defect.
Dec
13
2017
Dean Conroy Elected to Southern Regional Education Board - Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing
Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) is pleased to share that Dr. Shelley F. Conroy, Dean and Professor, has been elected to the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing (CCEN). The organization is revered as a leading advocate for nursing education that helps strengthen schools of nursing at colleges and universities to reduce the critical shortage of nurse educators needed to train the nation’s registered nurses.
Nov
28
2017
LHSON Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement
Located in the heart of Dallas, the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.
Nov
21
2017
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, masters degree program in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at the Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) at Baylor University are scheduled for a Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accreditation review on March 19-21, 2018.
Nov
16
2017
Your Partner in Health - The Nurse Practitioner
The role of the nurse practitioner (NP) has been showcased November 12 - 18, 2017, as NPs across the country have celebrated more than 50 years of practice during National NP Week. In the United States, this distinguished group of health care professionals number approximately 234,000 strong with an additional 23,000 NP students graduating each year, according to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Nov
11
2017
BSNA Students Participate in ZebraPHest
Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing’s, Baylor Student Nurses Association (BSNA), joined other volunteers on November 11, 2017 at Andrew Brown Park East in Coppell for the 11th Annual Zebra PHest 02, Breathe 5K and PHun Walk to support the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA).
Nov
11
2017
Veterans Day Honor Flight - Dr. Beth Hultquist Guardian to WWII Veteran Louis Metzler
In the spirit of Veterans Day 2017, Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing commends Dr. Beth Hultquist on being chosen as the guardian to a 93-year-old World War II veteran for his Honor Flight to Washington, DC on November 10, 2017.
Nov
9
2017
Building Golden Dreams - Sponsor Appreciation Dinner
Located in the heart of Dallas, the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing hosted a Going for the Gold Gala sponsor appreciation dinner, Building Golden Dreams, on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Reunion Tower’s Cloud Nine venue. Over 100 guests attended the spectacular evening held 560 feet high in the sky on a rotating floor with an hourly 360 degree view of Dallas.
Nov
9
2017
Growing up working alongside her brothers on her family’s farm near Jefferson, Texas, young Hattie Brantley knew she really wanted to be a nurse, even as a child. As she told the Dallas Morning News before her passing in 2006, she “desperately wanted to avoid an expected, almost inevitable future of marriage to a barefoot boy in overalls from some neighboring farm, chores from dawn to twilight and a new baby every year or so.”
Nov
7
2017
LHSON Hosts International Symposium
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing hosted an internationally inspired symposium on Monday, November 6 from 11:00 a.m. through 12 noon at Baylor University, Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation. The symposium was titled, Building Global Relationships Through Research, Missions & Scholarships in India: The BU / Bangalore Baptist Hospital Collaboration and included guest speakers: Dr. Naveen Thomas, CEO, Bangalore Baptist Hospital and Ms. Leena Raj, Director of the Nursing School at Bangalore Baptist Hospital, Rebekah Ann Naylor School of Nursing.
Oct
31
2017
Dr. Cheryl Riley Awarded 2017 Academy of Neonatal Nursing Excellence in Neonatal Nursing Practice
Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing congratulates Dr. Cheryl A. Riley, RN, NNP-BC, Clinical Associate Professor and DNP-Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Coordinator for being chosen by the Academy of Neonatal Nursing (ANN) to receive the 2017 Academy of Neonatal Nursing Excellence in Neonatal Nursing Practice Award. Dr. Riley was presented with the prestigious award at the ANN National Conference in Las Vegas in mid-September with over 1,200 nurses in attendance.
Sep
22
2017
Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing Signs Articulation Agreement with St. Edward's University
Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing signed an articulation agreement with St. Edward’s University at a ceremony on September 22, 2017 in Waco, Texas. The new partnership will allow Austin-based St. Edward’s University students interested in pursuing a nursing career to be eligible to enter an accelerated post-baccalaureate FastBacc program at LHSON.
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