The Wayne State University College of Nursing is one of only 28 schools of nursing nationwide to receive a grant to increase the number of nurses holding Ph.D.’s. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Future of Nursing Scholars program will provide financial support, mentoring and leadership development to nurses who commit to earn their Ph.D.’s in three years.
Nursing professor Margaret L. Campbell, Ph.D., RN, FPCN and her research team were recently awarded a five-year, $2.4 million research grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) to help nurses provide improved palliative care.
For the second consecutive six-month reporting period, 100% of WSU CON graduates sitting for the NCLEX exam achieved a passing score. During the period from April 1, 2015 to September 30, 2015, 51 B.S.N. graduates sat for the exam and each of them was successful.