Congratulations to Members of the School of Nursing Faculty Members
|Date: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011||Return|
Donna Blackburn was the recipient of the 2011 University Faculty Award for Public Service and Deanna Hanson was the recipient of the 2011 University Faculty Award for Student Advisement.
Dr. Donna Blackburn (Nursing) - Public Service Award
Service to public and professional organizations has been the cornerstone of Dr. Blackburn’s career. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Medical Center at Bowling Green, the Leadership Council of the local chapter of the American Cancer Society (ACS), Board of Directors of Christian Care Communities, Inc., a member of the Parish Nurse Ministry at First Christian Church, and the Editorial Board of The Kentucky Nurse. Dr. Blackburn continually strives to make a difference to individuals and organizations that she serves.
Ms. Deanna Hanson (Nursing) - Student Advisement Award
Ms. Hanson’s stated in her portfolio on Student Advisement, “My heart is in advising.” She received the WKU Student Government Association (SGA) Advisor of the Year (2008), and received Master Advisor Certificate (2008), sponsored by the Academic Advising and Retention Center (AARC). She advises pre-nursing students and students who are currently admitted in the nursing program. She constantly communicates with her advisees throughout the semester on such important topics such as midterm encouragement, tutoring options, reminders to make appointments, new classes available, and information about employment and volunteer opportunities, career choices, and scholarships.
The Master of Health Administration (MHA) program competed in the 21st annual Everett V. Fox Student Case Competition hosted by the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) held in Las Vegas, NV.
Early Childhood Education Degrees has recently ranked Western Kentucky University's Communication Sciences and Disorders' online Master's in Speech Language Pathology as one of the ten best programs of its kind in the nation.
On Thursday, September 22 more than 550 fourth-graders attended the 21st annual Progressive Agriculture Safety Day at L.D. Brown Agriculture Expo Center. Fourth graders attended from Allen, Edmonson, and Warren Counties.
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