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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
In the wake of the start of the Iraq war in 2003, members of Baylor faculty and staff traveled to Iraqi Kurdistan to present higher education workshops to professors and students who remained in the war-torn region. Members of the team reunited in September to share their stories at “Education Goes to War" which included Dr. Lyn Prater from LHSON.
In nine single-day events since 2009, $195 million has been donated to area nonprofits on North Texas Giving Day. Donations were made from 6 a.m. to midnight on North Texas Giving Day to nonprofits listed on www.NorthTexasGivingDay.org The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing raised over $41,000 during this action-packed 18-hour online 2017 giving day.
Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) signed an articulation agreement with Centenary College at a ceremony on July 20, 2017 in Shreveport, Louisiana. The new partnership will allow Centenary students interested in pursuing a nursing career to be eligible to enter an accelerated post-baccalaureate FastBacc program at LHSON.
Ten faculty members have been selected to serve as 2017-18 Baylor Fellows because of their excellence in teaching and desire to transform student thinking through innovation. The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing congratulates clinical assistant professor, Dr. Rebecca Meraz for being listed among other distinguished faculty. Click to read the full story.
For the seventh consecutive year, Baylor University has been named a “Great College to Work For,” according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities. Read the full story.
The Times of India reported on the new Simulation Education and Research Centre at Bangalore Baptist Hospital in collaboration with LHSON, and USAID American Schools and Hospitals Abroad. Check out the article.
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing is honored that Baylor University recognized Dr. Cheryl Riley as the recipient of The Outstanding Faculty Award as well as Jeanne Carey as Outstanding Staff Award. In addition, the Division of Student Life for Baylor University recognized Dr. Beth Hultquist as 2017 Advisor of the Year for Student Organizations and LHSON student Shania Douglas with the 2017 Excellence in Student Involvement Award.
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) is pleased to welcome Madison Adcock as the new Coordinator of Recruitment and Enrollment. In her role at LHSON, Ms. Adcock will work to recruit and serve prospective students through the admissions process.
LHSON congratulates Dr. Cheryl Riley for being one of 12 faculty members recognized by Baylor as Outstanding Faculty in the areas of teaching, scholarship and contributions to the academic community for the 2016-2017 academic year.
LHSON is honored to be featured four times in this BaylorProud article about women serving in senior leadership positions at Baylor noting Dean Shelley Conroy, Dr. Linda Plank, Dr. Tanya Sudia and Dr. Dora Bradley.
The Baylor Student Nurses Association (BSNA) of Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) asked senior engineering design students from Baylor University in Waco to build a special therapeutic swing for the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas (RMHD). The swing will be presented to RMHD on Wednesday, May 10 at 2:00 p.m. at 4707 Bengal Street, Dallas, Texas 75235.