School of Nursing

Service trip to Jamaica takes on added meaning for nursing faculty member

Cheryl Clark, an assistant professor in Western Carolina University’s School of Nursing, says she always has found participating in service trips to Jamaica to be positive experiences, but a recent journey to that Caribbean island nation with a group of WCU nursing students plumbed an even greater depth of personal meaning – and it involved a little red wagon.

WCU, Mission Health using $1.3 million grant to enhance FNP training

A long-running partnership between Western Carolina University and Mission Health System to improve the quality of health care in Western North Carolina reached a milestone recently when the federal government awarded a $1.3 million grant to boost the readiness of students graduating from WCU’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program.
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School of Nursing to host movie screening at Mad Batter

To help show how music can drastically improve the quality of life for those suffering with Alzheimer’s disease, Western Carolina University’s School of Nursing will be hosting a screening of the movie “Alive Inside” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at Mad Batter Food and Film in downtown Sylva.