Check out our nursing students as they soar to new heights!
Student Nurses' Association Elects 2013-2014 Officers
March 12, 2013
Local UNF SNA chapter elects new officers for 2013-2014 academic year
Baking for Breast Cancer
February 14, 2013
The UNF nursing students have been busy in the kitchen again! Our students organized a spring bake sale to increase breast cancer awareness here on campus. Cookies, brownies, treats and time were donated by several undergraduate nursing students. Over the course of one week, the students raised more than $700. The proceeds from the sale were donated to the American Heart Association. Keep up the great work in the UNF community!
UNF Students Rise Above the Rest
November 26, 2012
As of September 2012, the UNF Brooks College of Health School of Nursing is at a 98% pass rate for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). The state pass rate in Florida is at 87.27%, while the national pass rating is at 90.88% for the same time period. Keep soaring, Ospreys!
UNF Student Elected to FNSA Regional Directorship
November 3, 2012
This past November, UNF nursing students traveled to Daytona Beach, Florida for the Florida Nursing Students' Association State Convention. We are pleased to announce that Vianca Cabrera, a first semester Regular Prelicensure BSN student, was elected as the Region 2 Director and Resolutions Chair, an executive board member position. This is the first time the University of North Florida School of Nursing has had a student elected to this specific position. Congratulations, Vianca!
Osprey Nursing Student Wins FNSA Presidency
Thuy Tran, a 4th semester nursing student, was involved with the Florida Nursing Student Association from 2011 to 2012 as Region 1 Director and Communication Chair. After a year of being involved with FNSA, she decided to run for president of the organization. With the support of UNF faculty and her fellow nursing students, Thuy won the election! Congratulations to the new president of the Florida Nursing Student Association!
Nursing Students Raise Funds to Support Breast Cancer Research
October 31, 2012
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and the UNF undergraduate nursing students decided to make a difference in the greater Jacksonville area. In a two-week period, the students came together with a bake sale, Jaguar ticket raffle, and class dollar wars to raise $2, 275! All funds were kept local with a donation made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure North Florida.
UNF Student Wins National Presidency for SNA
April 14, 2012
Congratulations to Joseph Potts, a second semester Regular Prelicensure BSN student, here at UNF! Joseph was elected as the National Student Nurses' Association President. The election was held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania during the spring semester. SWOOP!
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