School of Nursing News

More than 3,100 nurses have graduated from NDSU since the program’s inception in 1969. Alumni and friends gathered over Homecoming to reconnect, reminisce, tour the new Aldevron Tower and celebrate...

The North Dakota chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has presented the NDSU School of Nursing and the NDSU Counseling Center with 2019 Lifesaver Community Awards. The...

The NDSU Student Nurses’ Association, Campus Attractions and the Nursing Students’ Association of North Dakota are set to host a special presentation by “Nurse Blake” Monday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. at...

A world of opportunities awaits NDSU students. 

Just ask nursing junior Sarah Fiske, who spent fall semester studying at the University of Grenoble-Alpes in France.

“I was enrolled in an...

The School of Nursing at North Dakota State University is receiving a $1.57 million federal grant award over four years that will help educate future health care professionals that serve rural...

Kara Falk teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the NDSU School of Nursing. Her graduate courses include healthcare delivery systems, finance and informatics as well as practicum courses...

As “World No Tobacco Day” approaches on Friday, May 31, results from a pilot study show there may be another path to help people who want to quit smoking.

A study led by Kelly Buettner-Schmidt,...

Anne Eliason teaches maternity nursing and clinicals and interprofessional education for the NDSU School of Nursing at Sanford Health in Bismarck. During her career, she has built a reputation as a...


April 15, 2019 – Bismarck and Fargo, North Dakota – Sara Berger, assistant professor of nursing practice at NDSU School of Nursing at Sanford Health, has received the Mary J. Berg Award for...

Kolby Schaeffer Fraase loves to teach, and it shows in her personable, one-on-one style of instruction. She teaches the Nursing Skills Lab in the NDSU School of Nursing to help future nurses become...

Madeline Iversen and Samantha Derner have been named the NDSU School of Nursing’s Student Nurses of the Year for the 2018-19 academic year.

Madeline Iversen, from Battle Lake, Minnesota, was named...

Classes are just one part of the NDSU experience. There are multiple options including labs, community outreach and student organizations that offer many activities outside of class to help develop...

North Dakota State University’s School of Nursing has been named one of the nation’s top nursing schools by NursingSchoolsAlmanac.com.

In the comparison of programs across the U.S., NDSU’s School...

A free online course focusing on grades 6 to 12 is available for students to learn more about health sciences and nursing as a health care career. Through grant funding, North Dakota State...

Seven North Dakota State University School of Nursing students recently received scholarships to pursue their future careers.

Trista Jetty, a junior at NDSU School of Nursing at Sanford Health in...

North Dakota State University School of Nursing faculty members Kelly Buettner-Schmidt and Holly Sandhurst were named Legendary Nurses by the North Dakota Center for Nursing this fall.

The North...

December 7, 2018 – Bismarck, North Dakota – NDSU School of Nursing at Sanford Health students are not only building their technical nursing skills, but also understanding the importance of managing...

North Dakota State University nursing student Ashley Laine received a $5,000 surprise when a group of people walked into her morning class. Laine, a third-year nursing student in the NDSU School of...


 

North Dakota State University’s blended online licensed practical nurse to bachelor’s of science in nursing program has been recognized as one of the best accredited online programs in the U.S. for...

In an emergency simulation, Joe Johnson is a patient who suffered extreme injuries and NDSU School of Nursing at Sanford Health students will get hands-on experience on how a health care team must...

 

May 8, 2018 – Fargo, North Dakota – A group of NDSU nursing students from Fargo and Bismarck traveled more than 8,000 miles to further build their nursing skills in a global setting during a...

March 15, 2018 – Fargo and Bismarck, North Dakota – North Dakota State University’s blended online bachelor’s of science in nursing program has been recognized as one of the best accredited online...

December 27, 2017 – Fargo, North Dakota – A documentary film titled “Essence of Healing: Journey of American Indian Nurses” received the 2017 Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Media Award at the...

Aurora Obembe and Sarah Bolton have been named the NDSU School of Nursing’s Student Nurses of the Year for the 2017-18 academic year.

November 27, 2017– Bismarck and Fargo, North Dakota – Fifty-seven nursing students at North Dakota State University have been inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing in...

Bismarck, North Dakota, October 30, 2017 – Anne Eliason, assistant professor of practice at the NDSU School of Nursing at Sanford Health in Bismarck, has received the North Dakota Legendary Nurse...

Jeffry Volk and Jeanie Volk are the recipients of the 2017 Service Award from the NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association, which recognizes service and leadership in fundraising. Jeffry is a 1977...

On any given day, Lynelle Halling works to provide infusion therapy to cancer patients in a major metro health care system in Minnesota. Meantime, Heidi Houska helps military veterans at a regional...

March 29, 2017 – Fargo, North Dakota – NDSU President Dean L. Bresciani recognized a group of nursing students on March 29 for their community outreach activities. More than 20 nursing students,...

Fargo, North Dakota -- While balancing a full-time nursing position, it can be challenging to continue your education. Heidi Houska, R.N., found a way to do it. “Earning my Bachelor of Science in...

March 7, 2017 – Fargo, North Dakota – Molly Secor-Turner, associate professor in the North Dakota State University School of Nursing, has been designated a fellow in the Society of Adolescent Health...


Carlee Fleck, a senior in the NDSU School of Nursing at Sanford Health in Bismarck, was named the North Dakota Student Nurse of the Year for 2016-17. She received the honor from the Nursing Students'...

February 7, 2017 – Fargo, North Dakota – North Dakota will have 4,430 registered nurse openings through 2020 according to one national report. On Giving Hearts Day on Thursday, February 9, you have...

 

January 13, 2017 – Fargo, North Dakota – A documentary titled Essence of Healing: Journey of American Indian Nurses has been accepted into the Chandler 

International Film Festival and the...

Fargo, North Dakota – The North Dakota State University School of Nursing has been deemed a primary Cadet Command Nursing Center of Excellence by the Army ROTC program. This Nursing Center of...

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December 8, 2016 – Fargo, North Dakota – Mattie McGee has been named the NDSU School of Nursing’s Student Nurse of the Year for the 2016-17 academic year.

McGee is a junior nursing student and...

November 21, 2016 – Bismarck, North Dakota – NDSU School of Nursing at Sanford Health in Bismarck partnered with community groups to sponsor

More than 150 nursing students and members of the public...

October 12, 2016 – Fargo, North Dakota – Kelly Buettner-Schmidt, associate professor in the NDSU School of Nursing, has been selected as a nurse leader by the American Academy of Nursing in its 2016...


October 10, 2016 – Fargo, North Dakota
– More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. With this type of statistic, students in the NDSU School of Nursing will likely take care of...

October 5, 2016 – Bismarck, North Dakota – Students at the NDSU School of Nursing at Sanford Health in Bismarck will get a glimpse into how a family in poverty navigates the complexities of life. More...

July 27, 2016 Fargo, North Dakota – The School of Nursing at North Dakota State University has received a federal grant award that will help educate future health care professionals that serve rural...

June 21, 2016 – Fargo and Bismarck, North Dakota – North Dakota State University’s School of Nursing has been named one of the nation’s top nursing schools by NursingSchoolsAlmanac.com. 

In the...

May 11, 2016 – Fargo, North Dakota – Advanced education in nursing can lead to additional career opportunities. North Dakota State University tailors its nursing programs to both full-time students...

Four newly developed public service announcements (PSAs) featuring the journey of American Indian nurses are being highlighted on GoodHealthTV starting on May 12, 2016. 

The public service...

A documentary titled “Essence of Healing: Journey of American Indian Nurses” will premiere on Saturday, April 30 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck, North...

Fargo, North Dakota, April 5, 2016 – The North Dakota State University School of Nursing is sponsoring “Gerontology in Nursing,” a conference scheduled for Friday, April 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.,...

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Fargo, North Dakota, April 1, 2016 – Dr. Carla Gross, associate dean of NDSU’s School of Nursing and Fargo site chair in the College of Health Professions, has received the North Dakota Legendary...

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Fargo, North Dakota, April 1, 2016 – North Dakota State University nursing student Tamsen Star O’Berry has been named a “Legendary Nurse: Rising Star” with an award from the North Dakota Center for...

Fargo, North Dakota, March 30, 2016 – Faculty from NDSU’s School of Nursing in the College of Health Professions are presenting at the North Dakota Center for Nursing 2nd Annual Conference, “Nursing’s...

Fargo, N.D., March 7, 2016 – Loretta Heuer, professor in the School of Nursing in the College of Health Professions at NDSU, has been invited to serve on the Advisory Committee for the evaluation of...

Congratulations goes to two groups of undergraduate students from NDSU at Sanford, Bismarck for receiving the highest scores on Critical Appraisal Topics (CAT) submitted to the North Dakota Center for...

Congratulations to NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health students Kelly Lehrke (pictured) and Tonya Schiele who received recent honors at the Nursing Student Association of North Dakota (NSAND) annual...

Trish Strom is an Assistant Professor of Practice in North Dakota State University’s School of Nursing. She focuses on the skills needed in the field of nursing that can’t be learned from a textbook....

Nursing faculty Molly Secor-Turner was featured in an article in the Fargo Forum's SheSays section. Secor-Turner's outreach in Kenya was highlighted.

Article in Grand Forks Herald about the option for Health care professionals willing to work in underserved areas can have their student loans repayed.

The #NDSU School of Nursing showed off its state-of-the-art education simulators and simulation laboratory to students, staff, faculty and Fargo-Moorhead citizens today. Visitors were able to see...

When the NDSU School of Nursing had to cancel a trip for 17 students due to the unrest in Kenya, Molly Secor-Turner, assistant professor of nursing, and her mother, Sharon Secor flew into action....

Areas within the college also have updated names to better reflect their offerings. The areas will be the School of Pharmacy, the School of Nursing, the Department of Allied Sciences and the...

Nursing and MPH faculty Molly Secor-Turner inducted into the Tapestry of Diverse Talents

Tamson O'Berry is a graduate of the Sanford Nursing Program in Bismarck and a participant of the Next Steps Program. She is a wonderful student nurse representative.

Molly Secor-Turner, PhD, MS, RN, Assistant Professor of Nursing and Public Health, spoke at the NDSU World iView Seminar on February 20, 2014, on the topic “Learning Through Partnership: Community...

Dr. Tina Lundeen has received the 2014 AANP Nurse Practitioner State Award for Excellence.  This annual award is given by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners to a dedicated nurse...

Nursing Faculty Member Dr. Donna Grandbois has been selected to be a Hampton Faculty Fellow with the Spirit of Eagles American Indian Alaska Native Leadership Initiative on Cancer.  The program is...

May 21, 2013 – North Dakota State University’s Department of Nursing and Cankdeska Cikana Community College will hold the second annual conference focused on American Indian nursing in North Dakota...

NDSU Nursing DNP graduate Dr.  Alicia Hauff was selected by Sanford Health’s Gallery of Innovation Committee as its winner in the Nursing Research category.  Dr.  Hauff’s  poster topic was “Homeless...

The following posters were presented at Sanford Nursing Research Council's First Annual Nursing Research Showcase: Investigating New Knowledge - during the week of January 14, 2013. The posters were...

NDSU faculty members have received a $1.2 million three-year competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families. 

The grant is for...

The MS/FNP to DNP Completion program is now reopened for Fall 2012.  Priority will be given to applicants who apply by June 29, 2012.  You can apply through the NDSU Graduate School at https://ndusnds...

Students who are applying to the undergraduate baccalaureate program are reminded that applications are due by May 20, 2012. Once you have uploaded your completed application, be sure to contact the...

Five nursing students who completed their synthesis and practicum experience in Kenya will share what they learned and experienced during their 23 days in Kenya.  Please join us for this presentation:...

Donna Grandbois, assistant professor of nursing, and Gregory Sanders, associate dean for the College of Human Development and Education, had their manuscript, "Resilience and stereotyping: The...

Twenty-four faculty have been awarded Mentor Relationship Travel Grants through the FORWARD project. The grants offset the costs of meeting with mentors from outside NDSU to build long-term...

Molly Secor-Turner, PhD, RN (Nursing) and Brandy Randall, PhD (Human Development and Family Science) have received funding from the Society for Research on Adolescence Innovative Small Grants program...

Danielle Ebnet, a nursing student at North Dakota State University, has been selected by the Xi-Kappa-At-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society as the first recipient of...

A four-year, $1.9 million research and evaluation grant has been awarded to the NDSU Department of Nursing in partnership with Cankdeska Cikana Community College, Mount Sinai Medical School,...

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has granted accreditation to the NDSU Department of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)program. The accreditation has been granted as of...

Dr. Molly Secor-Turner, Ph.D., R.N., Assistant Professor Department of Nursing, will present at the Human Development & Family Science Colloquium Series on Monday, November 21, 2011. Dr....

Carla Gross, MSN, RN, who has been with the NDSU nursing program since 1987, has been appointed Chair of the Department of Nursing.  Professor Gross earned a BSN degree at the University of North...

For the year July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2011, the NCSBN reported that the pass rate for NDSU graduates on the examination for RN licensure (State Boards) was 97 percent.  During this same time period,...

The Department of Nursing recently received notice of a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Funding is evenly...

Donna M Grandbois, Ph.D., RN, Assistant professor of Nursing at NDSU, was invited to present her program of research at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing Seminar Lecture Series on...

National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale's birthday.  As of 1998, May 8th is designated as National Student Nurses Day. Often described as an art and a...

The College of Pharmacy, Nursing & Allied Sciences honored Carla Gross with the "Mary Berg Award for Excellence in Teaching." She was chosen for this annual award by a committee of her peers who...

Dr. Loretta Heuer attended the Spring 2011 Brook Military Medical Center ROTC Nurse Educator Tour held at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas from April 28, to April 30, 2011. The Brook Military...

Dr. Donna Grandbois, Assistant professor of nursing was invited to be one of the presenters at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s annual Spring Leadership Training for the Nurse Faculty Scholars...

Dr. Molly Secor-Turner presented a poster entitled "Are Life Experiences of Instability Related to Sexual Risk Behavior Among High Risk Adolescent Girls?" at the Society for Adolescent Health and...

Dr. Molly Secor-Turner conducted a platform presentation on the "Characteristics of Violence Among Adolescent Girls at High Risk for Early Pregnancy" at the Midwest Nursing Research Society Annual...

Dr. Donna Grandbois was selected by the Tribal College Liaison to receive the Green and Golden Globe Diversity Award on April 27, 2011, at 3:30 p.m. Dr. Grandbois was selected for the award because of...

Loretta Heuer, associate dean and professor of nursing, co-wrote an article for Medical Care, the official journal of the medical care section, American Public Health Association. The article is...

Loretta Heuer, associate dean of nursing, co-wrote a commissioned paper, "Nursing Innovations: The Future of Chronic Disease Management," in The Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the Robert Wood Johnson...

Loretta Heuer, associate dean of nursing, recently was appointed to the North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) Education Committee. Heuer was among three nurses appointed to the committee by the North...

NDSU's Department of Nursing has been named the fiscal host for the North Dakota Southwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC). Loretta Heuer, associate dean for nursing and associate director of the...

The North Dakota State University Department of Nursing has received a match grant in the amount of $7,500 from Dakota Medical Foundation to support scholarships for nursing students.

The NDSU Department of Nursing and Dakota Medical Foundation have been awarded a two-year, $250,000 grant from Partner's Investing in Nursing's Future to address nursing workforce shortages specific...

Congratulations to Senior Nursing student Kolby Schaeffer.  Kolby is one of the candidates for NDSU Homecoming Queen.  She is a member of the Student Nurses Association.  All the faculty and staff in...

9th Annual Dickinson State University Undergraduate Research Conference.  “Faculty-Student Collaborative Research Opportunities,” Loretta Heuer, Keynote. Dickinson State University Undergraduate...

The Second Annual Bison Academy Awards, April 24, 2010

Bison Academic Performance Award – Outstanding performance of a student-athlete who has made the dean’s list for one semester.

  • Hannah Linz,...

Friday, May 14, 2010 -
1 p.m. -
Ballroom, Memorial Union -
Reception at 12:30 p.m.

Norma Kiser-Larson, associate professor of nursing, earned the Dean’s Award for Exemplary Service. The award recognizes a faculty member who has a sustained record of service to the department,...

Congratulations Norma Kiser-Larson for being nominated for the 2010 Gunkelman Award.

The Gunkelman Award is given annually to a student or employee who has made significant and unselfish...

Dr. Mary Wright is presenting a research poster entitled, "Parent Learning Needs, Expectations & Recommendations For Health Care Homes" at the 2010 Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) Research...

Cadet Stephanie Savey is a junior in the NDSU Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) and is majoring in Nursing. Stephanie also excels in all three phases of the military science program...

Cadet Jodi Hart is a senior in the NDSU Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) and is majoring in Nursing. Jodi has excelled in all three phases of the military science program consisting of...

Linda Kibot, a first year DNP student at NDSU College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Sciences, applied for and received the AACN Professional Advancement Scholarship to attend the Nurse In...

This year the NDSU Nursing Department has two students who have been selected to the McNair Scholars Program. These students are Evelyne Niyonzima and Sylvie Munezero.

McNair Scholars are trained in...

Carla Gross, Associate Professor, was selected to participate in the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) in Washington,...

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