Journey to Paradise Lost
Feb24

Journey to Paradise Lost

This past year, Immaculata B.S.N. alumna Maureen Beail-Farkas, R.N., ’04 worked in a closed community on a remote Hawaiian island with people who had developed Hansen’s disease, the disease formerly called “leprosy.” This story is an excerpt account of her three-month assignment working with the nine remaining patients. I was in Hawaii on vacation in 2015 when I met another nurse [Paula] in a restaurant in Honolulu. Upon learning that...

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Nursing Students Receive Scholarships from IBC
Feb22

Nursing Students Receive Scholarships from IBC

Through the Nurses for Tomorrow grant from the Independence Blue Cross (IBC) Foundation, Immaculata University is offering more than $50,000 in scholarships to be distributed among two graduate students in the MSN program ($24,480 total) and 21 undergraduate nursing students in the pre-licensure or RN to BSN programs ($26,024 total). These competitive scholarships were awarded to support a part of the students’ Spring 2017 tuition. To...

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Immaculata Hosts “Girls in Medicine” Event
Jul19

Immaculata Hosts “Girls in Medicine” Event

Immaculata University welcomes high school females, who aspire to enter the healthcare industry, for a day-long conference on Thursday, July 21. “Immaculata is extremely proud that these students will be spending a part of their educational journey with our faculty,” stated Patricia Knecht, Ph.D., R.N., ANEF and chair of the Division of Nursing at IU. “Our Nursing faculty have prepared a comprehensive and engaging day for these...

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Carolyn Wiesner Joins Nursing Faculty
Nov12

Carolyn Wiesner Joins Nursing Faculty

Immaculata University announces that Carolyn Wiesner of Thornton PA, has joined the faculty in the Division of Nursing where she will instruct students in the undergraduate pre-licensure Nursing program. Beginning her academic career at Delaware County Community College as adjunct clinical faculty and then as interim nursing program coordinator, Wiesner also served as an adjunct Nursing faculty member for Immaculata for over two...

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IU Welcomes Cristina Tansey to Nursing Faculty
Oct29

IU Welcomes Cristina Tansey to Nursing Faculty

Immaculata University announces that Cristina Tansey ’11, MSN, RNC, of Newtown Square, PA, has joined the faculty in the Division of Nursing where she will instruct students in the undergraduate pre-licensure Nursing program. Most recently serving as Nursing Lab faculty for Immaculata, Tansey was also the assistant director of the Nursing Clinical Simulation Lab since August 2014. She started her nursing career as a staff nurse at The...

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