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Dr. Brian Cross '92 offers advice for students going into medicine and beyond

Thursday, October 21, 2021

To this day, Brian Cross '92, Director of Orthopedic Trauma and Associate Residency Program Director at Broward Health in Florida, recalls both small and big life lessons that he learned during his time at Westminster College - both in the classroom and on the field.

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IN THE NEWS: Westminster, Jameson partnership training nurses to fill need

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Tricia Ryan said she’s living her dream. The Westminster College professor is the director of the school’s nursing department, which just graduated its first cohort of 10 students in May. “Nurses have always been in great demand and are in very high demand today, especially since the COVID-19 pandemic,” Ryan said. “We cannot turn out enough nurses to meet the demand in the world today.” Read on for the full New Castle News story.

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Westminster will honor alumni during Homecoming

Friday, September 17, 2021

As part of Westminster College’s 2021 Homecoming and Reunion Week, nine alumni will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards Reception and Dinner on Friday, Oct. 15.

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Colleges of Distinction recognizes Westminster

Monday, September 6, 2021

Colleges of Distinction, a unique guide for college-bound students, has recognized Westminster College for the 2021-2022 academic year for its commitment to providing students with an engaged, experiential education.

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Westminster College nursing program granted accreditation

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Westminster College’s nursing program has been granted the full five-year accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the nation’s leading accrediting agency for nursing programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and residency levels.

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Westminster students graduate from UPMC Jameson School of Nursing

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Twenty-seven Westminster College students recently graduated from the UPMC Jameson School of Nursing and will continue their coursework at Westminster to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degrees.

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Faires Faculty Forum: Nursing professor discusses research on Gen Z students

Monday, April 12, 2021

Dr. Tricia Ryan, assistant professor of nursing at Westminster College, will present “Faculty Advisement and Retention Strategies for Generation Z Students” at the Faires Faculty Forum at 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, via Zoom.

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Westminster’s Department of Nursing celebrates accreditation visit outcome

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

The Westminster College Department of Nursing successfully completed a virtual site accreditation visit with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for the College’s RN-BSN Program.

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Westminster College to host Discovery Day for high schoolers on Feb. 17

Monday, January 6, 2020

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Whether you’re a high school student who has decided upon a college major or you’re still exploring your options, the Westminster College Office of Admissions will offer a special Westminster Discovery Day on Monday, Feb. 17.

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What can you do with a Nursing degree?

Imagine yourself as a Registered Nurse (RN).  RN’s with a BSN degree have numerous options in nursing to choose from including medical-surgical nursing, intensive care, trauma nursing, pediatrics, obstetrics, oncology, home health care and community-health nursing.  In addition, many RN’s continue their education to earn a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) or a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) degree.  Registered Nurses can also earn professional certifications to become nurse anesthetists (CRNA), nurse practitioners (CRNP) and nurse educators (CNE).  The profession of nursing IS more rewarding than you can imagine.