Dr. Jane Tang Finalist for Nightingale Award
Exton, PA, resident Jane Hsiao-Chen Tang, Ph.D., R.N., NE-BC, professor of Nursing and chair of the Division of Nursing at Immaculata University, has been selected as a finalist for the Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania in the category of Nursing Education—Academia. Winners for each category will be announced on November 3, 2017.
The Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania present awards to exceptional nurses practicing in the Commonwealth. Criteria for the Nursing Education category is for nurse educators who have the ability to inspire nursing students and practicing nurses. They creatively stimulate students and colleagues to pursue knowledge and skills needed to practice nursing compassionately and effectively.
“Because educating the next generation of health care leaders is so critical, being a finalist for the Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania is an extreme honor. I am pleased to be among such worthy honorees,” states Tang.
Before arriving at Immaculata University in 2005, Tang held various leadership and teaching positions for the College of Nursing at the University of Iowa. In her native hometown of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, she was a staff nurse at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital. In Taiwan, she received her diploma from the National Taipei College of Nursing. She continued her education earning a B.S.N. from Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, Nebraska and received both her M.S.N. and Ph.D. from the University of Iowa.
Located on the Main Line in scenic Chester County, 20 miles west of Philadelphia, Immaculata University is a Catholic comprehensive, coeducational institution of higher learning. On November 12, 1920, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania granted a college charter at the request of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) thus making Immaculata the first Catholic women’s college in the region. The IHM Sisters’ mission of educating women for more than 165 years has produced approximately 22,000 alumni worldwide and currently has nearly 3,000 students enrolled in 53 undergraduate majors, seven master’s degree programs, three doctoral degree programs, and over 40 additional professional endorsement, certificate and certification programs. Immaculata University contributes to the development of the whole person of any faith, fostering a commitment to truth, service, justice, and peace.
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