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Kappa Zeta-at-Large chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) celebrated the 27th annual induction of new members on April 12, 2015 at St. Joseph's College.
Emily Carle, a USM Nursing student, has received a scholarship from the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Foundation and is also featured in the March, 2105 issue of the Emergency Nurses Association Magazine.
atrium art gallery-LAC
Junior nursing students at the University of Southern Maine joined residents from Schooner Estates to participate in an art program at the Lewiston Auburn College Art Atrium. The exhibit for this fall was themed “Secrets of the Sea”. Robyn Holman, director of the Art Atrium, brought multiple artists together in a collaborative mixed media presentation for the university and community.
Greg Burns, a USM School of Nursing graduate and a nurse at HomeHealth Visiting Nurses of Southern Maine in Saco, ME was nominated as a finalist for the 2014 Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year Award. For the past 24 years, his focus has been pediatrics and he's been a strong advocate for children.
Norway Health Ministry Group
Cheryl Sarton, USM Doctorate of Nursing Practice & Graduate Nursing Program Coordinator helped welcome Bent Høie, Norway’s Minister of Health and Care Services, and a team of eight delegates, to Maine and the United States.
On Saturday, October 11, Nine students from the USM School of Nursing Casco Bay Fishing and Island Communities Partnership held a health screening clinic at the Harpswell Town Office.
Krista M. Meinersmann, PhD, RN, Director of the School of Nursing, has been appointed to the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Substantive Change Advisory Group (SCAG), effective August 1, 2014.
Bradley Boehringer, a 2005 graduate of the USM Accelerated BS in Nursing program, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to Finland in Medicine Sciences, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced recently.
USM Bone Marrow Drive
On Thursday April 24th from 830-430 the Student Nurse Organization, the brothers of Delta Chi, and the sisters of Kappa Iota held a bone marrow drive on the Portland and Gorham campuses with the organization deletebloodcancer.org
Maggie Fournier, Associate Professor of Nursing, and her therapy dog Deagan were featured on WCSH 6 in a piece highlighting the special service they provide to cancer patients at Maine Medical Center.

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