University News: Nursing
News and stories from Marquette featuring the College of Nursing. For more news, visit the College of Nursing website.

Marquette to dedicate new College of Nursing location in Pleasant Prairie

News release, November 9, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University on Thursday, Nov. 10, will dedicate its new Pleasant Prairie location where students can earn an accelerated master’s in nursing degree in as few as 18 months. The ceremony, which will be held at 8201 104th St., Pleasant Prairie, Wisc., will begin with a reception and tour of the facility at […]

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College of Nursing James Wake Memorial Lecture to feature decision making during critical illness and end of life

News release, October 14, 2016

MILWAUKEE — The College of Nursing’s Institute for Palliative and End of Life Care will present the James Wake Memorial Lecture Monday, Nov. 14, at 5 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballroom, 1442 West Wisconsin Avenue. The lecture is free and open to the public. Dr. Marie Nolan will present “Patient and Family Decision-Making During […]

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Marquette names next dean of nursing

News release, July 6, 2016

Dr. Janet Wessel Krejci returns to university; will start Jan. 1, 2017 MILWAUKEE — Dr. Janet Wessel Krejci, vice president for academic affairs and provost at Illinois State University, has been named the next dean of Marquette University’s College of Nursing, Provost Daniel Myers announced today. Krejci, who served as associate dean for undergraduate programs […]

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Marquette Student Veterans Association, Veteran Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership, Zablocki VA Medical Center to co-host forum on veteran care

News release, May 31, 2016

Marquette University’s Student Veterans Association, Veteran Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center will co-host “Embracing Change from the Soldier to Civilian: Veterans Transition to Accessing Care and Services.” The forum will be held Monday, July 25, in the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The daylong event will […]

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Marquette University offers master’s in nursing option for professionals looking to change career paths

News release, May 9, 2016

Pleasant Prairie will be location for new nursing simulation lab MILWAUKEE —  Marquette University will offer a unique program for professionals with non-nursing degrees to earn an accelerated master’s in nursing degree in as few as 18 months. The expansion of Marquette’s Master of Science in Nursing Second Degree Direct Entry for Non-Nurses program (DE […]

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Marquette Autism Consortium formed to help people with autism spectrum disorder

News release, March 10, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University announced today it has formed the Marquette Autism Consortium to promote the exchange of ideas among people and groups on campus who are interested in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The consortium seeks to increase opportunities for awareness and inclusion, education, collaborative efforts, research, community connections, and development of resources for individuals […]

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Marquette nursing professor attends summit to develop innovative curriculum

News release, February 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Susan Breakwell, clinical associate professor and director of the Institute of Palliative and End-of-Life Care at Marquette University College of Nursing, recently participated in a summit to define undergraduate nursing palliative care competencies and develop an innovative online curriculum to integrate palliative care in undergraduate nursing education across the nation. The online […]

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Marquette College of Nursing, VA Medical Center to co-host forum on caring for veterans

News release, October 23, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Nursing and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center will co-host “Mission Possible 2: Accessing Community Resources,” Tuesday, Nov. 17, in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The two-hour event will begin with registration at 7:15 a.m. Veterans access care from within and outside of the VA […]

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Marquette College of Nursing receives U.S. Department of Education grant for graduate studies

News release, October 20, 2015

MILWAUKEE – The College of Nursing has received a $442,917 Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support three graduate fellows in the Ph.D. program. The fellowship program will be directed by Dr. Margaret Bull, professor and director of the Ph.D. program. “The College of Nursing is […]

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**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette nursing students to participate in ‘blessing of the hands’

News release, September 29, 2015

MILWAUKEE – As part of Marquette University’s Family Weekend, College of Nursing students will participate in a Commitment to the Profession Ceremony, which will include a “blessing of the hands.” The ceremony will be held Sunday, Oct. 4, at 1:30 p.m. at Church of the Gesu, located at 1145 W. Wisconsin Ave. Students, faculty and […]

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Dr. Marilyn Frenn and Mary Jo Wiemiller receive the 2015 Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award

News release, July 16, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Marilyn Frenn, professor in the College of Nursing, and Mary Jo Wiemiller clinical assistant professor and chair of physician assistant studies in the College of Health Sciences, have been named the recipients of the 2015 Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award. Frenn and Wiemiller collaborated on an award-winning project titled: “Developing and Implementing […]

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Marquette Ph.D. student selected for prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation award

News release, July 16, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Amanda King is among the 46 nurses around the country this year to receive a prestigious Future of Nursing Scholars program award to support her Ph.D. study. The Future of Nursing Scholars program is a multi-funder leadership program, spearheaded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, that is increasing the number of nurses holding […]

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Marquette nursing professor appointed to national advisory board

News release, July 9, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Ronda Hughes, associate professor of nursing at Marquette University, was recently appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services to the National Advisory Council on Nursing Education and Practice. Members of the NACNEP are selected for being authority leaders in the various fields of nursing and nurse education. The NACNEP advises […]

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Marquette Nursing professor honored with teaching excellence award

News release, June 9, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Diane Dressler, clinical assistant professor in the College of Nursing, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Robert and Mary Gettel Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence. Dressler, of Brookfield, Wisconsin, is described by many as a “master teacher.” She was an early adopter of simulation technology and after educating future nurses for […]

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Teaching Excellence Award winners demonstrate true meaning behind Be The Difference

Marquette Matters, May 2015

News release, May 11, 2015

In this issue: Teaching Excellence Award winners demonstrate true meaning behind Be The Difference, Demerdash’s important work leads to award for research, profiles of the Way Klingler Young Scholars Award recipients and four staff members recognized for service above and beyond job descriptions.

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Marquette University College of Nursing to host forum on violence against children in Milwaukee

News release, April 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University College of Nursing will host its sixth annual Health Care Forum, “Violence Against Children in the Milwaukee Community,” Wednesday, May 6, at 7:15 a.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, located at 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The panel discussion on Milwaukee’s child abuse rates, which remain at around 3.3 to 3.7 substantiated […]

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From the Dean: Rigorous education, compassionate care

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

As we begin a new year with a new president — Dr. Michael R. Lovell — I am filled with energy and excitement for the limitless possibilities that lie ahead for the College of Nursing. In his short time on campus, President Lovell has already made great strides in elevating Marquette’s commitment to research and innovation. He speaks […]

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Leading the way Gift supports advances in veteran care

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

A $1.1 million estate gift to the College of Nursing from the late Lawrence W. Scheffner and his late wife Sophie is supporting nursing research and programs that advance veteran and military care.

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New scholarship honors wife, mother and nurse

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

Most people aren’t lucky enough to have 58 years of “perfect marital bliss,” as Dr. Joseph Serletti was fond of saying of his marriage to Margaret Serletti, a former pediatric nurse. Theirs is a love story that spans more than a half-century, and Joseph wanted to find a way to honor the memory of Margaret, who passed away […]

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Research & Innovation: Making Milwaukee’s streets safer

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

A data-driven approach to reducing gun violence

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