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College of Nursing Celebrates 75 Years at Gala

On March 3, the Augusta University College of Nursing held its 75th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Gala, the highlight of the college’s yearlong celebration. The gala recognized the college’s history and longstanding service to the community while continuing its legacy by raising funds for student...

In one week, Nursing faculty win $3.2 million in grants

Contributed by Sara Carney Over the course of five days, the College of Nursing at Augusta University learned that four of its faculty members received grants from the Health Resources and Services Administration—a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that works to expand...

Students offer health screenings for farmworkers

Every summer, students at Augusta University offer free personalized and preventative health screenings, education and services to farmworkers in rural South Carolina. In 12 years, they’ve provided more than 3,000 screenings. It’s part of a long history of service, said Dr. Lucy Marion, dean of...

Dyches Named Assistant Dean at CON Athens

By Sara Carney Dr. Cathy Dyches has joined the Augusta University College of Nursing as Assistant Dean of the Athens Campus (CONAT). In this role, Dyches will lead faculty, staff, and the community to advance the Athens Campus nursing education programs, research, faculty practice, and community...

Augusta University launches inaugural DNP in anesthesia

Students aspiring to become nurse anesthetists now have the option of gaining an education at the doctoral level at Augusta University’s College of Nursing. The Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia recently elevated the college’s masters level Nursing Anesthesia Program to a Doctor of...

Watch: Senate Bill 166 could help with local nurse shortage

The greater CSRA is, like many rural areas in Georgia, experiencing a shortage of nurses. To make up the difference and ensure local families get the care they deserve, area hospitals would need to hire around 700 more nurses. It’s a serious problem, but Dr. Lucy Marion, dean of the College...

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