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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.
Judith A. Spross, Professor of Nursing at the University of Southern Maine, has been recognized by the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Nursing as a “Visionary Leader”. As part of its 120th anniversary, the VCU School of Nursing recognized 120 alumni and faculty as Visionary Leaders during a gala in Richmond, VA on May 30th.
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NCLEX-RN Pass Rates

For 2012-2013, the USM School of Nursing had the largest number of first-time test takers of the NCLEX-RN exam, a licensing exam for US nurses, in the state of Maine. The group of 154 accounted for over 20% of first-time candidates and had a pass rate of 89.61% - surpassing the state average of 82.52% and national average of 84.3%.