April 18, 2015: The Sandhills NC Black Nurses Association held their First Annual Awards & Scholarship Luncheon at The Heritage Place, Fayetteville. Congratulations to Aisha Jiggetts, prelicensure BSN student, class of 2016 for being the Scholarship Recipient! Aisha is an active member of the American Red Cross, National Council of Black Women, Order of the Eastern Star, and participates as a student in North Carolina Nurses Association.
Ms. Aisha Jiggetts, SBSN
Dr. Arhin and Aisha Jiggetts
Aisha Jiggetts and Doretha Singley
Fay-Nisha Dawson, Dr. Arhin, Aisha Jiggetts
Carrie Hamlin, Heather Bryan,
Dr. Stephanie Hodges, Aisha Jiggetts
December 12, 2014: Prelicensure BSN Pinning
Alicia Anderon, Ousman Ceesay, Timothy Craver, Diana Cueli, Jennifer Devlin, Katie Galbreath, Richard Garshong, Shenell Graham, Alba Hill, Lina Jones, Ifeyinwa Nwokolo, Jilliam Peterson, Ton Saeteurn-Dorough, Krystle Walaski, and Christina Wills.
Dr. Arhin, Dept. Chair, awarding Ton Saeteurn-Dorough and Lina Jones the Chair's Award of Excellence for Academic Distinction
Alba Hill awarding Dr. Peg Trueman a Thank you for guidance and wisdom:
"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." - William Arthur Ward
Passing the lamp to the next class of graduates
The International Council of Nurses' Pledge
In full knowledge of the obligations I am undertaking, I promise to care for the sick, with all the skills and understanding I possess, without regard to race, creed, color, politics or social status, sparing no effort to conserve life, to alleviate suffering, and to promote health.
I will respect at all times, the dignity and religious beliefs of the patients under my care, holding in confidence all personal information entrusted to me, and refraining from any action that might endanger life or health.
I will endeavor to keep my professional knowledge and skill at the highest level, and to give loyal support and cooperation, to all members of the health team. I will do my utmost to honor the international code of nursing ethics, and to uphold the integrity of the professional nurse.
Prelicensure class of December 2014...
...at volunteer orientation at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina.
September 9, 2014
Fall 2014 BSN on-campus orientation!
The on-line RN-BSN completetion program on-campus orientation for Fall 2014 was held on August 14, 2014 at FSU's Nursing Education and Research Center. Of the 96 enrolled students 50 (which is pretty awesome for an online program!) were in attendance:
Happy RNs as they embark on the BSN path of their journey in life-long learning!
BSN pre-licensure class of 2016 (above and below)!
FSU honored Joylene S. Thompson, pre-licensure BSN due to graduate December, 2014, on April 24, 2014 as the Female Student Athlete of the year! Joylene was the senior middle hitter on the Women's Volleyball. Congratulations Joylene!
The VA Learning Opportunities Residency (VALOR) Program gives outstanding registered nursing students who have completed their junior in an accredited clinical program the opportunity to develope competencies in clinical nursing while at a VA-approved health care facility. Learning opportunities include didactic or classroom experiences, competency-based clinical practice with a qualified RN-preceptor, and participation in nursing-focused clinical conferences (see http://www.vacareers.va.gov/VACAREERS/students-trainees/nurses.asp for this information).
Fayetteville Veterans Affairs Medical Center, VALOR Program
Front row from left: Sharonda Boykin, RN, MSN, NPD, VALOR Program Coordinator (FVAMC); Dianna Cueli, MedicalSurgical VALOR Student (FSU BSN Fall 2014 graduation); Katie Galbreath, MedicalSurgical VALOR Student (FSU BSN Fall 2014 graduation)
Back row from left: Richard Garshong, Operating room VALOR Student (FSU BSN Fall 2014 graduation); Jennifer Devlin, Emergency Dept. VALOR Student (FSU BSN Fall 2014 graduation); Wanda Jesse, RN, NPD, Professional Development Collaboration Chair (FVAMC)
Dr. James A. Anderson, Chancellor
Dr. Jon Young, Provost & Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs
Dr. Afua Arhin, Chair, Department of Nursing
Dr. Judith Mann, Assistant Professor & Assistant Department Chair