Graduation Spotlight: Branee Susan Miller, MSN – Nursing Education and Faculty Role

What was your favorite late-night study snack? Chips Why did you choose to attend Duquesne University? Excellent Nursing Education school. What did you enjoy most about your time at Duquesne and/or as a Nursing student? Instructors were excellent and very supportive. What was your biggest achievement as a DU Nursing student? Graduating. What words ofContinue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Branee Susan Miller, MSN – Nursing Education and Faculty Role”

Graduation Spotlight: Amanda Pellegrino, BME/BSN Dual Degree

What is your favorite DU Nursing memory? My favorite memories are those where I am able to incorporate one aspect of a major into the other. Whether this be at clinical thinking of engineering solutions to problems (ex. A-line improvements to decrease bleeding during insertion) or in research thinking of clinical problems that may resultContinue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Amanda Pellegrino, BME/BSN Dual Degree”

Graduation Spotlight: Megan Lear, Second Degree BSN

What is your favorite DU Nursing memory? My favorite DU nursing memory from this past year was being able to assist with administration of COVID vaccines during my Population Health clinical. After nearly a year into the pandemic, it was incredible to take part in keeping my community safe.  Why did you choose to attendContinue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Megan Lear, Second Degree BSN”

Graduation Spotlight: Shayna Jones, Second Degree BSN

What is your favorite DU Nursing memory? Helping vaccinate the Pittsburgh community against COVID-19. What did you enjoy most about your time at Duquesne and/or as a Nursing student? Meeting new friends and classmates at the clinical sites! What words of advice do you have for other students on how to make the most ofContinue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Shayna Jones, Second Degree BSN”

Graduation Spotlight: Jazmyn Clements, Second Degree BSN

Why did you choose to attend Duquesne University? I chose to attend Duquesne because of its second degree program and to gain experience nursing in the city! What are you going to miss?  My roommate and the city views!  What words of advice do you have for other students on how to make the mostContinue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Jazmyn Clements, Second Degree BSN”

Graduation Spotlight: Leah Bovard, Second Degree BSN

What is your favorite DU Nursing memory? Getting coffee at the Union before taking Exit HESIs at Gumberg Library. What was your favorite late-night study snack? Coffee, all day, every day. What are you going to miss? The community of students this program created; even though we started out virtually, we took advantage of in-personContinue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Leah Bovard, Second Degree BSN”

Graduation Spotlight: Sarah Sproat, MSN – Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) Nurse Practitioner

What is your favorite DU Nursing memory? Going to campus week and meeting all of the students and professors. What was your favorite late-night study snack? Wendy’s spicy chicken nuggets. Why did you choose to attend Duquesne University? For its high boards passing rate. What was your biggest achievement as a DU Nursing student?  GraduatingContinue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Sarah Sproat, MSN – Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) Nurse Practitioner”

Graduation Spotlight: Katelyn Barley, DNP in Nursing

What is your favorite DU Nursing memory? Meeting my cohort members in Pittsburgh in the fall of 2019. Why did you choose to attend Duquesne University? I chose Duquesne because of the faculty — they truly serve God by serving students. I have made lasting relationships with the DNP faculty, especially my mentor. What wasContinue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Katelyn Barley, DNP in Nursing”

Graduation Spotlight: Julia Cain, BSN (Traditional 4-Year Program)

What is your favorite DU Nursing memory? Fundamental’s competencies. We were all so nervous and excited at the same time. Passing the competencies was my first big accomplishment in nursing school. What was your favorite late-night study snack? Popcorn and Starbucks. Why did you choose to attend Duquesne University? I felt at home. When IContinue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Julia Cain, BSN (Traditional 4-Year Program)”

Graduation Spotlight: Christina Sasselli, MSN in Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) Nurse Practitioner

What is your favorite DU Nursing memory? On-campus residency my first year in grad school. It was so much fun meeting fellow students and my current and future professors. My on-campus experience allowed me to feel more connected to Duquesne University. What was your favorite late-night study snack? Peanut butter with bananas and dark chocolate.Continue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Christina Sasselli, MSN in Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) Nurse Practitioner”