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Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing|College of Health Sciences

Profiles of University of Wyoming Nursing Students

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Carly Baker and Internship at Eating Recovery Center

"Working with these patients combines two very different aspects of nursing: the physiological care of acutely ill patients and the emotional and mental care of patients with psychiatric illness. It has been challenging, exciting and very rewarding."

Marcella Wildeman: 1st Jonas Scholar at UWYO Nursing

Marcella Wildeman was named the first Jonas Scholar at UWYO Nursing. Improving the relationships between physicians and nurse practitioners is her project and goal for her time in the Jonas Scholar program.

Student Convocation Awards 2014

Thirteen graduating nursing students from all programs (Basic BSN, BRAND, RN/BSN, and MS Nurse Educator) were recognized with individual awards at the 2014 Convocation Ceremonies.

2014 Capstone Practicum

Several senior nursing students discuss their 2014 Capstone Clinical Course experiences.

Brooke Weiss - Chasing (and Catching) Opportunity

Brooke Weiss, a junior nursing student, will live her dreams in Ghana for two months, basically at no cost to her pocketbook and for a huge boost in her chosen profession of nursing.

Emily Bandel - Making a Difference

Emily Bandel - from Nurse's Assistant to the Mayo Clinic

2013 Capstone Clinical Spotlight

Four senior nursing students discuss their 2013 Capstone Clinical Course experiences.

Emily Bandel: Woman of Promise

UW senior nursing student Emily Bandel is recipient of Laramie Zonta Club's "Woman of Promise" Scholarship.

Danielle Johnson: UWAA Scholarship Spotlight

University of Wyoming Alumni Association spotlight published on UW senior nursing student Danielle Johnson.

Geraghty Berntson: 2012 March of Dimes Student Nurse of the Year

Berntson, a student in the UW FWWSON BRAND (accelerated) program, receives the statewide Student Nurse of the Year Award for 2012.

Frank Vitale: CHAP Volunteer of the Month

UW Basic BSN Program senior Frank Vitale finds volunteering rewarding due to the impact he can have on the people he helps.

Kendra Sayles: Surviving the "Unsurvivable"

UW BRAND (Accelerated BSN) Program student Kendra Sayles: "We can make a huge difference for humankind, and in our own lives."

Angela Carlow: Car Accident Prompts Nursing Career

UW nursing student Angela Carlow believes everything happens for a reason - and sees where her catastrophic car wreck brought her into a nursing career.

Sheryl Anderson: The Missing Puzzle Piece

UW nursing student Sheryl Anderson finds that nursing is the missing puzzle piece that will enable her to work most effectively in her "passion" area.

David Cortes: The Secret of Success

UW nursing student David Cortes comes to America from Bolivia, bringing with him determination and tenacity - and thus capacity for success in his nursing career choice.

Darcey Cowardin: From Dispatcher to Nurse

UW Nursing student Darcey Cowardin shares her story: how working as a police dispatcher helped her find her way into a nursing career.

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