School of Nursing's Faculty Spotlights

The Fayetteville State University's School of Nursing is so proud of our faculty!

August 2020

Dr. Sheila Cannon

Dr. Sheila Cannon, Interim Associate Dean, Associate Professor, recently accepted an editorial position for the Diagnosis and Therapies: Complementary and Traditional Medicine Journal of the Ocimum Scientific Publishers. Ocimum Scientific Publishers' primary aim is to raise the bar for publishing quality research work and maintaining high standards in the double-blind peer-review process. Congratulations Dr. Cannon!


July 2020

Dr Alnita JacksonCongratulations to Dr. Alnita Jackson,  Clinical Assistant Professor, for obtaining  Certification as a Nurse Educator (CNE). This certification is a mark of professionalism and recognizes nursing education as a specialty area of practice. The CNE is awarded by the National League of Nursing and is a mark of distinction for nursing faculty. 


February 2020

Nursing faculty members, Dr. Jennifer Johnson and Dr. Murtis Worth, presented a poster presentation titled "Social Media and Academic Dishonesty: Case Review and Best Practice Recommendations". The poster abstract was presented at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing 50th annual Baccalaureate Education Conference on November 21-23, 2019 in Orlando, FL. The selection process for conference presentations is highly competitive; congratulations Dr.'s Johnson and Worth!

Dr's Worth and Johnson


January 2020

Dr. Aprel Ventura

Congratulations to Dr. Aprel Ventura, Associate Professor, for her publication of "Exploring the experiences of individuals with an insertable cardiac monitor: Making the decision for device insertion" in Heart and Lung, a peer-reviewed nursing journal covering research on the care of patients with cardiac and pulmonary disorders. 


November 2019

Dr. Cannon at the University of Kentucky Grant writing workshop

Congratulations to Dr. Sheila Cannon, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, for being selected to attend the University of Kentucky/National Institute of General Medical Sciences Faculty Grant Writing Workshop.  This was a highly selective opportunity to work with grant-writing experts to fine tune grant writing skills that can bring financial resources to FSU's School of Nursing.