School of Nursing

Norwich University’s School of Architecture + Art to Feature Talk by Peter Ozolins, Ph.D., Architect and Leader in Sustainable Development Internationally

Norwich University’s School of Architecture + Art presents a lecture on sustainable design in response to local cultures and climates as exemplified by the work, scholarship, and experience of Peter Ozolins on Friday, December 1, at 4 p.m. in Chaplin Hall Gallery. Sponsored by the Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation, all lecture series events are free …

Norwich University’s School of Architecture + Art to Feature Talk and Mini-Exhibition by Artist Johnny Swing

Norwich University’s School of Architecture + Art presents a lecture on his socially informed art practice by furniture master Johnny Swing on Friday, October 27, at 4 p.m. in the Chaplin Hall Gallery. A sample of Swing’s work will be on display in the gallery Oct. 18-27. Sponsored by the Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation, all lecture series events …

Nursing Students Address Compassion Fatigue in End-of-Life Class

By Lisa Hardy, Lecturer, School of Nursing Senior Norwich Nursing students in NR 431 End-of-life Care participated in an assignment designed to address “compassion fatigue” in new nurses. While the course itself examined nursing care of patients with both chronic conditions and at end-of-life, Lecturer Lisa Hardy felt it was the perfect venue to …

Director’s Chair: State of the School of Nursing

As we progress through the final semester of the 2016-17 academic year and as I look back on my first year at Norwich University, I am happy to report on several favorable updates to our School of Nursing program. Accreditation: Much of the past year focused on preparing our accreditation report and ensuring that program documentation was organized …

Kappa Tau Nursing Society Comes to Norwich

By Paulette Thabault, Director, School of Nursing Beginning with the 2017 graduating class, nursing students will have the opportunity to become members of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI).  The School of Nursing is excited to be joining with The University of Vermont and Vermont Technical College in forming an …

Apple iPad Pilot is Connecting and Transforming the Classroom

By Llynne C. Kiernan, DNP, MSN, RN-BC and Lorraine B. Pitcher, MSN, RN When Aron Temkin, dean of the professional schools at Norwich, notified university faculty in February 2016 of a pilot program opportunity using Apple iPads in the classroom, the faculty in the School of Nursing eagerly accepted the invitation to be part of the initiative. Using …

Facing Growth, School of Nursing Adds New Clinical Placement Coordinator

By Cheri L. Goldstein, MSOL (NU ’96 &15) Like other undergraduate programs at Norwich University, the School of Nursing saw an influx of students enter its bachelor degree program this fall. At a time when the nursing and healthcare landscape offers many new opportunities, the nursing program is expected  to see continued high demand and …

Three Questions for Sarah Manacek, a New Lecturer in the School of Nursing

By Daphne Larkin, Office of Communications In 2016, Sarah Manacek graduated from Norwich’s Master of Science in Nursing, completing the education track because she wants to teach. She currently teaches clinical and health assessment lab, and in the spring, Manacek will become a new lecturer in the School of Nursing overseeing clinicals. She has worked …