Sandra Lockhart Nolan Joins Nursing Faculty
Immaculata University announces that New Castle, Delaware resident Sandra Lockhart Nolan, RN, MSN, is completing her first semester as a faculty member for the Division of Nursing. She is working with RN to BSN and pre-licensure students.
Most recently serving as interim assistant director of Nursing and assistant professor at Lincoln University, Nolan spent 10 years at ARIA School of Nursing in Trevose, PA, as a full-time faculty member in the diploma nursing program. In addition, she also gained teaching experience as an adjunct faculty instructor in the RN to BSN program at Immaculata University as well as serving as an adjunct faculty member for Drexel University, Penn State Abington, and Delaware Technical and Community College.
Beginning her nursing career as a general duty staff nurse at Veterans Administration Hospital in Elsmere, DE, Nolan then went to Christiana Health Care Services in Delaware as general duty staff nurse in the Surgical Unit. During her career, she has worked at various medical facilities in nursing leadership positions including Patient Care coordinator at Christiana Health Care Services and three years as regional director of Nursing and administrator/director of Professional Services for Addus Health Care in Philadelphia, PA. Nolan is an active member in professional nursing associations such as American Nurses Association; Delaware Nurses Association, National League of Nursing, and the American Holistic Nursing Association.
Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Nursing Philosophy from the University of Phoenix, Nolan also earned two Master of Science in Nursing degrees from Wilmington University, Nursing Leadership and Health Care Administration. In 1993, she graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
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 to the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, 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.