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“This was a wonderful opportunity for some of our students to meet someone who was so instrumental in laying the foundation for the College of Nursing to advance the careers of so many nurses caring for patients across the St. Louis region and beyond,” Dean-Baar said. “For Shirley, she had […]

Founding College of Nursing Dean Shirley Martin dines with student ...


Though Redditt came in with hospital experience, the longer shifts have reinforced her education and allowed her to pick up new skills with confidence. That rapid acquisition of proficiencies is at the heart of the externship program, which is a collaboration between the University of Missouri–St. Louis College of Nursing and BJC HealthCare […]

UMSL/BJC externships grant student nurses expertise for clinicals, future practice


 Top RN to BSN joined the growing list of websites heaping praise on the University of Missouri–St. Louis College of Nursing programs. “The RN to BSN program gives area nurses a flexible and affordable way to advance their educations,” said Susan Dean-Baar, dean of the College of Nursing. Read more . . .  

RN to BSN program ranked No. 6 in Missouri by ...



  “Mary Epperson will tell you that she got where she is today by being a klutz.”  “Those brain-rattling experiences helped the University of Missouri–St. Louis alumna develop the Washington University School of Medicine chronic concussion clinic, which got in on the ground floor of chronic traumatic encephalopathy and post-concussion syndrome treatment to provide the greater […]

Excellence in Nursing Awards honorees showcase strength of UMSL graduates



This infographic was created by Marty Baragiola and originally published in the spring 2019 issue of UMSL Magazine as a companion to Back to the Basics: Guatemala trip challenges nursing students to learn new diagnostic techniques, empowers future practice.  Read More…

Infographic: An International Impact



Learning how to care for families rather than individuals was just one rare challenge Njihi and 11 of his College of Nursing peers faced this January in Guatemala. The trip was the inaugural excursion in what will be biannual study abroad opportunities. Every third year, the College of Nursing will return […]

Back to the Basics: Guatemala trip challenges nursing students to ...


Currently, more than 400 student veterans have found a home on the UMSL campus. They blend right into the rest of the student population as they work to earn their degrees and brighten their futures. Margaret Rheinecker, Air Force veteran, nursing major “I like interacting with patients and the ability to […]

Success after service: Student veterans find community, place to launch ...


Twenty-five tenure and non-tenure track faculty members at the University of Missouri–St. Louis have earned promotions ahead of the 2019-20 academic year. Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Kristin Sobolik announced the promotions, which are effective Aug. 1. Congratulations to Alicia Hutchings, College of Nursing! Read More…

Provost Kristin Sobolik announces 25 faculty promotions taking effect before ...



In 2008, Mwariri immigrated to St. Louis and, influenced by his nurse uncle, enrolled in the University of Missouri–St. Louis College of Nursing in 2017. Now, two years later, he is poised to graduate from the RN to BSN program with the Shirley A. Martin Distinguished Nurse Award, which is presented to a student […]

Peter Mwariri hopes to use his nursing degrees to better ...