IWU Nursing Spring 2014: Volume 7 Issue 1 - Page 2

nursing I n d i a n a W e s l e y a n U n i v e r s i t y, S p r i n g 2 0 1 4 News 4 Online Education Expands in School of Nursing written by Ruth Eby, MSN, RN 5 MGH President and CEO Paul Usher Visits Marion Campus written by Sarah Greentree 5 In Every Issue From the Dean’s Desk | pg. 3 Overheard on Facebook Association Spotlight | pg. 6 Nursing by the Numbers | pg. 13 School of Nursing News | pg. 14 Upcoming Events | pg. 15 New Science and Nursing Building Completed written by Kelsey Mitchener 12 5 9 7 Features 7 New Girl | Expanded simulation labs are a highlight of the new Science and Nursing Building on the Marion campus. Meet Noelle, one of the facility’s first new residents. written by Wanda Lewis, MSN, RN 9 A Few Good Men | Some nursing students show they’re as comfortable in scrums as in scrubs by getting out on the field with the Grant County Jackalopes Rugby Football Club. written by Joel Anderson 8 A Walk to Remember | In Georgetown, Kentucky, a 5K run/walk organized by nursing student Samantha Eddington jumpstarts a small movement for SIDS awareness. written by Kelsey Mitchener 10 SON Around the World | From Zambia to Haiti and beyond, students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the School of Nursing are traveling and changing the world. written by Pam Leslie, MSN, RN 12 New Life in Los Chilitos | School of Nursing alumna Tiffani Schmitz leads her Ohio church on a medical mission trip to Guatemala. written by Tiffani Schmitz, MSM, RN “ I was honestly part of something larger than myself. So few times do you ever get to be part of something like that. —Samantha Eddington | pg. 8 IWU nursing editor Kelsey mitchener 2 School of Nursing SPRING 2014 ” Contributors Joel AndersOn Gannon Burgett jamie daniel R u t h Eb y Sarah Greentree nancy halderman barbara ihrke jenna kuipers Cover illustration by Clara Spinassi. Photos (left to right) by Jer Nelsen, Gannon Burgett, Tiffani Schmitz, and Jer Nelsen. Pam Leslie Wanda Lewis Chrissy Loccasio H e at h e r Lo w m i l l e r Kelsey Mitchener Jer Nelsen Tiffani Schmitz Clara Spinassi F r a n k i e S ta l l a r d indwes.edu/nursing facebook.com/IWUSofN Vol. 7 Issue 1