Graduate School of Nursing ~ Dean's Council Funds
Dean’s Fund – Area of greatest need
From developing effective training and educational programs of the highest quality, to obtaining the best training and research equipment available, and putting them in the best facilities the Dean’s priorities are numerous and evolving. They are within reach, but only with your help.
Your gift to the Dean’s Fund is an investment in the future of the Graduate School of Nursing and the advanced nurse educators and practitioners who will be trained here. Your gift is an investment in the future of health.
Being able to pursue an advanced degree in nursing is a dream for many, and a costly one at that. Debt has been, and continues to be, a major concern of aspiring advanced nurse practitioners and educators. It is very often the reason that many talented students are unable to achieve their dreams.
Your gift to support Graduate School of Nursing students today means we will have a brighter, healthier future. It will help stem the looming shortage of advanced nurse practitioners and educators.
Named for UMass Medical School’s founding dean, the Lamar Soutter Library (LSL) is a welcoming and vital space for all students, providing support for education and research. LSL subscribes to an extensive array of print and electronic journals, and offers a number of electronic indexes, abstracts and databases, including numerous rare books; a reserve collection supplements faculty lecture assignments and readings. It also serves as the National Library of Medicine’s New England Regional Medical Library, one of eight such regional libraries nationwide. Your gift will ensure that this valuable resource remains current and available to all students.