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Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Accreditation:
On May 28, 2015, CCNE announced that the Doctor of Nursing Practice and Post-graduate APRN Certificate Programs have received the maximum accreditation for 10 years from September 22, 2014 - June 30, 2025. The CCNE Board determined that the program met all four accreditation standards and there are no compliance concerns with respect to the key elements.
The Masters of Science in Nursing Program has a 10 year accreditation from 2010-2020. The program met all four accreditation standards and there were no compliance concerns with respect to the key elements. The mid-cycle report for this program was submitted to CCNE on June 1, 2015.
Massachusetts nursing executive Joan Vitello-Cicciu, PhD, RN, has been named the new dean of the Graduate School of Nursing at UMass Medical School. Dr. Vitello was welcomed to the UMMS community by Provost Terence Flotte and outgoing GSN Dean Paulette Seymour Route, PhD, along with GSN faculty and staff on Tuesday, Nov. 3.
Please join us in congratulating Paula Moreau who successfully defended her dissertation, Development and Psychometric Testing of an Instrument to Measure Faculty Engagement (FE-10) with Underrepresented Minority Nursing Students, on Wednesday, November 18, 2015.
Dean Joan Vitello and PhD Student, Paula Moreau
Congratulations to UMass GSN PhD nursing student, Jesica Pagano-Therrien as the recepient of the 2015 UMass Memorial NP Award presented on November 12, 2015
The next GSN Information session will be held on Thursday, November 19th at 5:30pm
Status of Classes: GSN Classes in session