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Jun 29th, 2023

BScN graduate Sylwia Borawski

Nursing student and Governor General Award recipient Sylwia Borawski credits personal experience for her academic journey.

Nov 26th, 2018

November 26, 2018: Congratulations to the following Nursing faculty award winners who were recognized at last week’s Celebration of Teaching Excellence:

National Award:

  • Judy Bornais – 3M Teaching Fellowship

Student Initiated Awards:

Nov 22nd, 2018

November 22, 2018: Nursing Assistant Professor Edward Cruz recently passed the Canadian Nurse Educator Certification Exam and now holds the Canadian Certified Nurse Educator (CCNE) designation.

Nov 9th, 2018

November 9, 2018 - Congratulations to Fabrice Mowbray

Oct 1st, 2018

October 1, 2018 - Congratulations to the following Nursing faculty and student who were featured in the current issue of the VIEW Magazine, published by the Alumni Office:

Aug 28th, 2018

August 28, 2018: Congratulations to Nicole Wall who successfully defended her MScN thesis titled "Student Nurses’ Perception of Sleep Quality" on August 24, 2018.  Her committee members included: Dr.

Aug 28th, 2018

August 28, 2018: Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr.

Aug 10th, 2018

August 10, 2018: Congratulations to Nursing's new Assistant Professor Dr.

Aug 10th, 2018

August 10, 2018: Congratulations to our Nursing Clinical Coordinator Natalie Bownes, who successfully defended her MScN thesis titled "Exploring Clinical Instructors’ Perceptions of Competencies Required for Their Role" on July 26, 2018.  Her committee members included:

Jul 16th, 2018

July 16, 2018: Congratulations to Nursing Sessional Instructors Heather Sweet and Kim Dobson, who successfully passed the Canadian Certified Clinical Instructor Exam to obtain their Canadian Certified Clinical Instructor (CCCI) designation!

Jun 28th, 2018

June 28, 2018: The Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS) recently recognized Susan Dennison as a Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS). Susan is one of nine CPPSs in Canada.

Apr 19th, 2018

April 19, 2018: Congratulations to Afef Zghal, who successfully defended her MScN thesis titled "Exploring the Impact of Patient Perceptions of Health Care Provider Cultural Competence on Health-related Quality of Life among an Immigrant Population" on April 18, 2018.

Apr 9th, 2018

April 9, 2018: Congratulations to the following Nursing Outstanding Scholars, who won prizes at this year's UWill Discover Conference, which took place March 22-23, 2018.

Mar 1st, 2018

March 1, 2018 - Holiness Ehikpehae (Ariajegbe), a graduate of the Advanced Practice Oncology/Palliative Care Diploma, as part of her Oncology/Palliative Care Diploma work, has published a paper in the Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice (Issue 11, 2018) titled, "The Imp

Feb 10th, 2018

February 10, 2018: Ancillary Academic Staff - Experiential Learning Specialist Judy Bornais is the recipient of a 2018 3M National Teaching Fellow.

Feb 27th, 2018

February 10, 2018: Congratulations to the following Nursing graduate students and recent graduates, whose research has been selected for conference/convention presentations and/or posters:

Jan 11th, 2018

Congratulation to our Clinical Lab Coordinator Sue Dennison, who was selected to receive a Service Excellence Award – Individual. This award is one of several Employee Recognition Awards given out annually by the University.

Dec 8th, 2017

December 8, 2017: Congratulations to Amanda McEwen, who successfully defended her MScN thesis titled "Exploring Effect Moderation in Our Understanding of Hand Hygiene Predictors " on December 6.  Her committee members included: Dr.

Dec 5th, 2017

December 5, 2017: Congratulations to Shelley Evans, who successfully defended her MScN thesis titled "Camp Nursing as Clinical Placements for Undergraduate Nursing Students" on December 4th.  Her committee members included: Dr.

Sep 27th, 2017

September 27, 2017: Congratulations to Donna Manlongat, who successfully defended her MScN thesis titled " The Effects of Introducing Prenatal Breastfeeding Education in the Obstetricians’ Waiting Rooms " on September 25.

Sep 19th, 2017

September 19, 2017: Congratulations to Kelly Riccardi, who successfully defended her MScN thesis titled " Exploration of Fatigue in Fourth Year Nursing Students " on September 15, 2017.

Jun 5th, 2019

September 15, 2017: Congratulations to Fabrice Mowbray who successfully defended his MScN thesis titled " Exploring the Factors Associated with Non-Urgent Emergency Department Utilization by Individuals with Mental Illness in Southwestern Ontario "

Aug 10th, 2017

August 9, 2017: Congratulations to Kathryn Corby, who successfully defended her MScN thesis titled "Investigating Predictors of Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy in the Prenatal Period" on August 8, 2017. Her committee members included: Dr. Debbie Kane (supervisor), Dr.

Mar 21st, 2017

March 21, 2017: Congratulations to the undergraduate nursing students who won the Golden Stethoscope Award at the Nursing Games! This year’s event was hosted this past weekend at Nipissing University. Listed below are the students who made up the winning team.

Nov 2nd, 2016

November 2, 2016 - Congratulations to 3rd year BScN student Janny Lau, who is the recipient of an ATHENA Scholarship. Please see the story on the Daily News.

Sep 21st, 2016

September 21, 2016 - The Faculty of Nursing invites prospective students to its Graduate Programs Open House to learn about its graduate program offe

Sep 19th, 2016

September 19, 2016 - Congratulations to AAS Experiential Learning Specialist Debbie Rickeard, who successfully completed the final defense for her DNP from American Sentinel University on September 15, 2016.

Jul 15th, 2016

July 15, 2016 - Congratulations to AAS Clinical Practice Learning Specialist Debbie Dayus, who successfully defended her doctoral thesis on July 14, 2016.

Jun 27th, 2016

June 27, 2016 - The Spring 2016 Faculty of Nursing newsletter is now avaialble to view.

May 12th, 2016

May 12, 2016 - The Faculty of Nursing's Simulation Labs are featured in the Ontario Simulation Alliance Newsletter for May 2016  (Volume 6).

May 12th, 2016

May 12, 2016 - Congratulations to first year MScN student Fabrice Mowbray, who is the recipient of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) award. The Government of the Province of Ontario provides a number of postgraduate awards annually.

Apr 21st, 2016

April 21, 2016 - Nursing lecturer Jason Kiernan received the 2016 Council of Ontario Programs in Nursing (COUPN) Excellence in Teaching Award at a reception held in Toronto on April 20, 2016. BScN student Elizabeth Dillon (who nominated Jason for this award) was also present and introduced J

Apr 14th, 2016

April 14, 2016 - Congratulations to 2nd year BScN student Christopher Al-Youssef, who was the recipient of a Super Sophomore Award at the 2015/16 Lancers Evening of Excellence Awards Banquet on April 6, 2016. Christopher is on the Lancers Men's Soccer team.

Apr 13th, 2016

April 13, 2016: The Faculty of Nursing congratulates Catherine Medved, who successfully defended her MScN thesis titled "Medication, Environmental, and Patient Factors That Influence Medication Administration Delivery Times" on April 5, 2016. Her committee members included: Dr.

Apr 13th, 2016

April 13, 2016: Congratulations to MScN student Kelly Riccardi, whose abstract "Simulation: Aiding the Transition from Student to Nurse" has been accepted for a graduate student concurrent session presentation at the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) Nursing Educa

Apr 1st, 2016

April 1, 2016 - Nursing lecturer Jason Kiernan has been selected to be the recipient of the 2016 Council of Ontario Programs in Nursing (COUPN) Excellence in Teaching Award. This award recognizes excellence in teaching by a faculty member in a COUPN university program. The award criteria are:

Mar 11th, 2016

March 11, 2016 - The Faculty of Nursing congratulates Fran Meloche, who successfully defended her MScN thesis titled "An Ethnographic Study of Pre-Graduate, Precepted Nursing Student Clinical Placements in Long-Term Care Homes." Her committee members included: Dr.

Feb 25th, 2016

February 25, 2016 -  The BScN program (jointly with Lambton and St. Clair Colleges) and UWindsor’s educational unit received a maximum 7-year term accreditation by Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) Accreditation. Collaborative partners Lambton and St.

Feb 5th, 2016

February 5, 2016 - Professor Maher El-Masri has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Nursing Research (CJNR), which was recently acquired by Sage Publications Inc. from McGill University.

Jan 11th, 2016

January 11, 2016 - Congratulations to Ancially Academic Staff (Experiential Learning Specialist) Judy Bornais, who received the 2015 SIM Citizenship Award.

Jan 11th, 2016

January 11, 2016: Congratulations to Associate Professor and Interim Graduate Coordinator Dr.

Sep 11th, 2015

September 11, 2015 - Congratulations to Professor Debbie Rickeard, who is the recipient of the Faculty of Nursing's Internal Teaching and Learning Research grant for her study entitled "Didactic and Simulation-Based Education Program’s Effect on Preceptor’s Self-Efficacy to Perform the Preceptor

Sep 8th, 2015

September 8, 2015 - Congratulations to Professors Debbie Kane and Kathy Pfaff, who are recipients of Nursing internal grants for 2015/16. Dr. Pfaff received $2,500 for her research study titled "Promoting interdisciplinary palliative care in long-term care: The impact of leadership". Dr.

Sep 3rd, 2015

September 2, 2015 - Congratulations to Nursing Clinical Instructor Lauren Kopchek, who is the recipent of the Patient Safety Leadership Award for 2014/15.

Aug 7th, 2015

August 7, 2015 - The Faculty of Nursing congratulates Le Xin who successfully defended her MScN thesis titled "Influence of Values and Expectations of a Healthy Work Environment on Migration Intentions of Nurse Graduates in a Canadian Border City." Her committee members included: Dr.

Jul 2nd, 2015

July 2, 2015 - Congratulations to BScN student Scott Hotz, who received Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH)'s Above and Beyond award during his 3rd year consolidation clinical placement in Spring 2015.

Jun 2nd, 2015

June 2, 2015 - Congratulations to BScN graduate (class of 2012) Kaitlyn Sheehan, whose StentTracker smartphone application won the Highest Potential Design for Adoption award at the recent Windsor-Detroit Hacking Health event.

Jun 2nd, 2015

June 2, 2015 - Congratulations to BScN graduate (class of 2013) Sheena Maloney, who was the recipient of a Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Details can be found at: http://daisyfoundation.org/daisy-award/daisy-nurses/2015/04/maloney_sheena

May 25th, 2015

May 25, 2015 - Congratulations to MScN student Rana Allawnha, who is one of this year's recipients of the Going the Extra Mile (GEM) award.

Jan 20th, 2015

January 20, 2014 - The When You Need It (WYNI): Breastfeeding Information App, which will be launched on January 22, 2015, was created in partnership with the Building Blocks for Better Babies program (through retired Professor Mary Louise Drake), University of Windsor's Faculty of Nursing, the U

Jan 16th, 2015

January 16, 2015: Congratulations to Dr. Maher El-Masri, whose discourse "Reflections on the 'Caring Disconnect' in Nursing" was published in the Canadian Journal of Nursing Research (Issue Vol. 46 No. 4, December 2014).

Dec 18th, 2014

December 18, 2014 - Please see attached information from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care for health care providers regarding preparation for this year's influenza season.

Nov 24th, 2014

November 24, 2014: Congratulations to Debbie Rickeard, who is a recipient of a 2014 SIM Citizenship Award! The SIM Citizenship Award pays tribute to Ontario simulationists who have made important contributions in the healthcare simulation field that exemplify the values of SIM-one.

Nov 18th, 2014

October 23, 2014 - The "Academic All Canadian" breakfast was held on October 22, 2014 to honour U of W varsity athletes who maintain an 80% GPA or higher while competing in a varsity sport.

Oct 24th, 2014

October 23, 2014 - The "Academic All Canadian" breakfast was held on October 22, 2014 to honour U of W varsity athletes who maintain an 80%

Oct 1st, 2014

September 17, 2014: Please read this important Nursing information regarding the Windsor University Faculty Association (WUFA) work stoppage on the morning of Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Oct 1st, 2014

September 15, 2014 - Nursing faculty members Dale Rajacich, Debbie Kane and Michelle Freeman; Professor Emeritus Sheila Cameron; and nursing graduate student James Daabous, along with other colleagues/collaborators have written articles t

May 2nd, 2016

June 16, 2014 - Congratulations to Dean Linda Patrick, who, along with co-authors David Gregory, Christy Raymond-Seniuk and Tracey Stephen, have had their textbook titled "Fundamentals: Perspectives on the Art

Oct 1st, 2014

June 13, 2014 - Congratulations to third year BScN student Hannah Sweilem, a Patient Safety Champion, who has been accepted to attend the IHI Open School Student Quality Leadership Academy in Cambridge, MA.

May 2nd, 2016

June 12, 2014 - An online link has been established to accept donations to purchase and dedicate a campus bench in memory of Jessica Girard, our BScN student who passed away on May 15, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Oct 1st, 2014

June 5, 2014 - Congratulations to Associate Professor Lucia Yiu for being selected to receive the 2014 Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC) Award of Merit, which was formerly announced at the CHNC conference held in Ottawa from June 2-4, 2014.

Oct 1st, 2014

May 27, 2014 - Congratulations to Nursing Research Chair Maher El-Masri, who has received an Allied Health Research Grant from The Kidney Foundation of Canada.

May 2nd, 2016

May 23, 2014 - On May 21, 2014, Dave Wilson met with President Alan Wildeman and Dean Linda Patrick to present a $20,000 cheque from his brother Sandy's estate to enhance the Marilyn and Sandy Wilson Nursing Scholarship endowment fund.

May 2nd, 2016

May 20, 2014 - Congratulations to BScN student Regina Yuen, who is one of the recipients of the Mayor's Youth Leadership Award. This award recognizes young Windsorites dedicated to community involvement, volunteerism and civic engagement.

Oct 1st, 2014

May 17, 2014 - The Faculty of Nursing is mourning the loss of BScN student Jessica Girard, who passed away on May 15, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer.

May 2nd, 2016

May 13, 2014 - Faculty, Staff, Students, and College and Community Partners gathered on Monday, May 12, 2014 for the Faculty of Nursing's Annual Celebration of Research and Scholarship. The 2014 Honourees included the following:

May 2nd, 2016

May 13, 2014 - Thanks to all of the volunteers who made the Science Rendezvous 2014 nursing activities a huge success!

May 2nd, 2016

April 22, 2014 - Congratulations to 4th year nursing preceptor Cindy Pawlikowski (Windsor Regional Hospital Family Birthing Centre), who is the recipient of the 2014 Council of Ontario University Programs in Nursing (COUPN) Preceptor Recognition Award.

Oct 1st, 2014

April 20, 2014 - 3rd year nursing student Ashley Bulley and her husband's own fertility challenges prompted them to pursue in vitro fertilization (IVF) five years ago after raising the $17,000 cost through fundraising efforts of friends, family and the community.

Oct 1st, 2014

April 11, 2014 - The Faculty of Nursing congratulates the following faculty members on their recent achievements and promotions:

May 2nd, 2016

April 2, 2014 - 4th year BScN student Jelena Lastro was recognized by Windsor Regional Hospital's "Above and Beyond" program for her duties during her preceptored clinical placement experience.

Oct 1st, 2014

April 2, 2014 - Congratulations to BScN students Regina Yuen (year 1) and Colleen Broaderip (year 4), who were recognized at the Connecting4Success (C4S) End of the Year Celebration on Saturday, March 29/14.

Oct 1st, 2014

March 26, 2013 - Congratulations to graduate Katrina Baldwin (BScN '13) and instructor Virgina Walsh, whose article titled "Independent double-checks for high-alert medications: Essential practice" has been pubished in Nursing 2014 - April 2014 (Volume 44 - Issue 4 - p 65-6

May 2nd, 2016

March 25, 2014 - Nursing students raising funds for fellow student battling cancer by selling bracelets

Jessica Girard is a dear friend of ours and a member of our nursing class. She is extremely passionate and warm hearted friend, who makes an impact on every person she meets. 

May 2nd, 2016

March 20, 2014 - The following Nursing faculty/instructors were recognized at the Celebration of Teaching Excellence event on March 19/14:

1. Debbie Rickeard - recipient of the University of Windsor Students' Alliance (UWSA) Teacher Excellence Award.

Oct 1st, 2014

March 2, 2014 - Congratulations to first year BScN Student Priya Madaan, who has won the title of Miss Canada 2014!

Oct 1st, 2014

February 23, 2014 - Congratulations to Prof. Judy Bornais on being awarded a University of Windsor Teaching Leadership Chair (TLC), for a three year term. As a TLC, Judy will focus on leading and supporting teaching and curricular initiatives in the Faculty of Nursing and across campus.

Oct 1st, 2014

February 5, 2014 - Congratulations to Dr. Kathy Pfaff and co-authors Pamela E. Baxter, Susan M.

Oct 1st, 2014

January 20, 2014 - Congratulations and good luck to first year BScN student Priya Madaan, who is an Ontario finalist running to become Miss Canada 2014.

May 2nd, 2016

January 10, 2014 - The Faculty of Nursing is very pleased to partner with de Souza Institute to offer the

Oct 1st, 2014

November 14, 2013 - Congratulations to 4th year nursing student Mike Ure, whose band "The Mike Ure Band" recently recorded their first single (Shake This Town) in Nashville, which is set to be released on December 1, 2013.

Oct 1st, 2014

November 11, 2013 - The Faculty of Nursing is now on Twitter!

May 2nd, 2016

November 8, 2013 - Dr. Kathy Pfaff (along with co-authors Pamela Baxter, Jenny Ploeg and Susan Jack from School of Nursing, McMaster University) has had two papers published recently:

Oct 1st, 2014

November 7, 2013 - 4th Year BScN Student Kaitlyn Nantais was featured in Chatham Kent Daily News (October 30, 2013) for spending part of her commun

Oct 1st, 2014

November 7, 2013 - Congratulations to Professor Natalie Giannotti, PhD(c), on the successful defense of her dissertation research proposal on October 31, 2013.

Oct 1st, 2014

October 25, 2013 - Congratulations to recent graduate Katrina Baldwin (BScN '13) and instructor Virgina Walsh, whose article titled "An Essential Safe Practice: Independent Double Checks with High-Alert Medications" has been accepted for publication in Nursing 2013.

Oct 1st, 2014

October 7, 2013 - Congratulations to Leslie Skakun, a 3rd year Collaborative BScN student, who is a recipient of this year's ATHENA Scholarship, given through the Windsor Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce.

May 2nd, 2016

September 11, 2013 - Congratulations to Judy Bornais, our Academic Ancillary Staff - Experiential Learning Specialist, who was nominated and chosen to receive the 2013 Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) Award f

May 2nd, 2016

August 29, 2013 - Congratulations to Dr.

May 2nd, 2016

May 29, 2013 - The Graduate Diploma in Oncology/Palliative Nursing is featured in an article in the Spring 2013 Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) Provincial Oncology Nursing

May 2nd, 2016

The Faculty of Nursing participated in Science Rendezvous 2013, which took place on May 11, 2013. Nursing faculty members, staff, and students provided interactive and educational displays for the community.

Nursing photos from Science Rendezvous 2013:

Oct 1st, 2014

May 22, 2013 - Congratulations to Professor Kathy Pfaff, whose presentation last week at the McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences Research Plenary won an Excellence in Oral Presentation Award.

May 2nd, 2016

May 16, 2013 - The annual Nursing Celebration of Research and Scholarship event recognized the achievements of Nursing faculty, students and community partners.

Oct 1st, 2014

May 7, 2013 - Congratulations to Padma Ravi, a first year Collaborative BScN student and a Faculty of Nursing Patient Safety Champion, who has been chosen to attend the 4th Annual IHI Open School Student Quality Leadership Academy, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, on June 13-14, 2

Oct 1st, 2014

May 6, 2013 - The Faculty of Nursing 3rd floor Medical Education Building (MEB) opening ceremony was featured in the Windsor Star on May 3, 2013.

May 2nd, 2016

May 3, 2013 - The Faculty of Nursing once again was a participant in the fourth annual Research Showcase held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Devonshire Mall.  Faculty and students demonstrated to our community the exciting research that is taking place currently at the University and th

Oct 1st, 2014

April 16, 2013 - The 2013 Faculty of Nursing Internal Research Grants have been awarded to Michelle Freeman, Laurie Freeman-Gibb, Cheri Hernandez and Debbie Dayus.

Oct 1st, 2014

April 16, 2013 - Susan Fox has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 Faculty of Nursing Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarship.

Oct 1st, 2014

April 15, 2013 - Dr. Debbie Kane has been appointed the Region One representative of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO), which is the professional association representing registered nurses in Ontario.

Oct 1st, 2014

March 12, 2013 - The following individuals are recipients of the 2013 Council of Ontario University Programs in Nursing (COUPN) Awards:

Oct 1st, 2014

February 28, 2013 - Dr. Maher El-Masri was the recipient of the mid-career scholars/researchers category award at the Celebration of Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity at the University of Windsor, held on February 27, 2013.

Oct 1st, 2014

March 11, 2013:  Prof. Dale Rajacich was interviewed this morning by Tony Doucette, radio host of Windsor's CBC "The Early Shift"  about her team's research on men in nursing.

Oct 1st, 2014

March 6, 2013 - New Oncology/Palliative Graduate Diploma Program featured in Windsor Star article, along with an interview of Dr.

Oct 1st, 2014

February 25, 2013 - Nursing Faculty member Prof. Lucia Yiu, and adjunct faculty member Dr.

Oct 1st, 2014

February 4, 2013 - Dr. Maher El-Masri will be the recipient of the mid-career scholars/researchers category award at the Celebration of Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity at the University of Windsor on February 27, 2013.

Oct 1st, 2014

January 7, 2013 - A Windsor Star article (January 4, 2013) about nursing features two UWindsor nursing graduates.

Oct 1st, 2014

December 6, 2012 - Dr. Linda Patrick, Dean of the Faculty of Nursing, has been appointed as Director, Ontario Schools to the 2012-2013 Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) Board of Directors.

Oct 1st, 2014

November 28, 2012 - Dr. Michelle Freeman, who earned her PhD in nursing from McMaster earlier this year, has received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Communicating Graduate Research from the School of Graduate Studies.

Oct 1st, 2014

October 11, 2012: Professor Debbie Rickeard has successfully completed the requirements for the Certified Nurse Educator exam through the National League for Nursing.

Oct 1st, 2014

August 23, 2012 - Dr. Michelle Freeman received the credential of Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) from the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety in August 2012.

Oct 1st, 2014

Dr. Susan Fox's research on heart attack victims feature in The Windsor Star - July 20, 2012

Oct 1st, 2014

Message from Dr Linda Patrick, Dean, Faculty of Nursing:

Oct 1st, 2014

Two recent Windsor Star articles feature Nursing Professors and their research:

Oct 1st, 2014

April 23, 2012 - Nursing Faculty members are recognized for several recent achievements:

1) Jamie Crawley - received the prestigious MNRS Dissertation Award during the MNRS conference in Dearborn, Michigan.

2) Susan Fox and Debbie Rickeard on their successful receipt of the UW Women's research grant

3) Debbie Dayus and Jamie Crawley on their receipt of the CLIF grant

Oct 1st, 2014

March 31, 2012 - The Windsor Star article regarding the new graduate diploma in advanced practice oncology/palliative nursing
 

Oct 1st, 2014

Recent Alumni Association Award of Merit recipient Janet Davidson (BScN ’71, LLD ’09) is on the move, with the announcement that she has been appointed as the Canadian Head of the Global Healthcare Center of Excellence.

Oct 1st, 2014

Congratulations to Drs. Laurie Carty and Susan Fox, who were recognized at the Years of Service reception at the University of Windsor on December 8, 2011 - Dr.

Oct 1st, 2014

To Year 3 Nursing Students:

Sent on behalf of Dean Linda Patrick:

Oct 1st, 2014

The Alumni Association's Annual General Meeting & Awards Presentations will feature the presentation of their highest honour, the Alumni Award of Merit, to Janet Davidson, BScN '71, LLD '09, President & CEO o

Oct 1st, 2014

Katie Moriarty (BScN 1985) is proud of the way that contacts she made studying nursing at the University of Windsor remain important to her work.

Oct 1st, 2014

Work Authority's 2001 Provincial Road location (Windsor) has new hours of operation, as follows:

Oct 1st, 2014

Professors Maher El-Masri and Lorna de Witt have received a Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care grant for their research study titled "Evaluating the Effectiven

Oct 1st, 2014

Two UWindsor researchers hope their recent study findings on local childhood obesity rates will help area health officials hammer home their message that kids need to eat healthier and get more physical activity.

Oct 1st, 2014

Heidi Wong is remembered as a sweet and kind student who will be missed by her friends and classmates. The 19-year-old student, who had just completed her first year in the collaborative nursing program, died June 14.

Oct 1st, 2014

"Medical mannequins no dummies" - Video about the Faculty of Nursing Simulation Lab from The Windsor Star

Oct 1st, 2014

"Emergency in the 'sim room'" - Article about the Faculty of Nursing Simulation Lab from The Windsor Star

Oct 1st, 2014

 "University applauds nursing expansion" - Article about the Faculty of Nursing's approved expansion on the 3rd Floor Medical Education Building, from The W

Oct 1st, 2014

"Grant money to boost U of W programs" - Article about the 2011 Strategic Priority Fund investments, including the development of a Post-Graduate Diploma in Advanced Practiced O

Oct 1st, 2014

University of Windsor researchers shared the top honours at a poster competition last week at the University of Windsor-Oakland University Teaching and Learning Conference. Drama instructor Esther Van Eek's (Un)Learning: Rediscovering the Creative Self and nursing instructors Debbie Rickeard and Judy Bornais' Drama in Trauma received the Dr. Wilbert J. McKeachie International Poster Prize.

Apr 5th, 2021

The third floor of the Medical Education Building will be used to facilitate research collaboration and for simulation labs for nursing and medical students under a plan approved Tuesday by the University's Board of Governors.

Oct 1st, 2014

Establishing bylaws to keep panhandlers out of the downtown core may improve business there but does little to address the root causes of the problem, according to an assistant professor in nursing who specializes in research on the homeless. “We need to have long-term solutions for these people,” said Jamie Crawley. “I appreciate that those business owners have rights too, and I don’t think they’re mean or indifferent, but a bylaw is just a quick fix, a band-aid.”

Oct 1st, 2014

Ground-breaking research by Lorna de Witt on how society copes with an aging population is just one example of the many ways UWindsor nursing professors are reaching out to the surrounding community and striving to make it a better place to live.

Oct 1st, 2014

Alumna Vanessa Burkoski (BScN 1984, CNP 1997, MScN 2002) will deliver a lunchtime presentation during the Nursing Career Fair on Monday, March 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the CAW Student Centre's Ambassador Auditorium.

Oct 1st, 2014

An e-mail from a friend turned into an opportunity to make a real difference in the world for nursing professor Brenda McLaughlin. "I had been considering what I might do next when I heard about this mission team trip to Africa," she said—it seemed like a good fit.

Oct 1st, 2014

Coming to the University of Windsor for the Human Body Health Fair made for a fun day for a group from Marlborough Public School. "It's good for them to experience a different learning environment," said Rick Onslow, who teaches grades four and five at the west end elementary school. About 50 students, ranging from grade four to six, filled Ambassador Auditorium on Tuesday to engage in activities and displays designed by first-year nursing students.

Oct 1st, 2014

David Musyj, President and CEO - Windsor Regional Hospital - Thank you letter to Faculty/Staff and Students on Recent WRH Move and vide

Oct 1st, 2014

Prof. Lorna de Witt wasn’t surprised by the results of a national survey demonstrating that most Canadians are woefully ill-equipped to spot the signs and symptoms of dementia.

Oct 1st, 2014

Effective October 22, 2010, the Faculty of Nursing will no longer provide paper to use for the printer in the Graduate Lounge (Room 107 Toldo). You are responsible for providing your own printer paper to use.

Oct 1st, 2014

The RCMP has added additional safe-guards for the vulnerable sector enhanced screening process. Some of you may be asked to arrange a fingerprinting screen when you receive your initial response to the police clearance.

May 2nd, 2016

After consultation with health authorities, the University is returning to its usual sick note practice for student absenteeism, effective immediately. It had been suspended temporarily last semester in light of the H1N1 influenza pandemic.

Oct 1st, 2014

The Faculty of Nursing has suspended all student clinical activities in the U.S. until such time that legal arrangements are made with Immigration. Questions regarding this policy may be directed to your Level Coordinator.
 

Mar 3rd, 2021

Please note that no student should VW (voluntarily withdraw) from a required nursing or non nursing course (eg. Human Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology, etc.) without first seeking academic counselling. Dropping a required nursing or non-nursing course could prevent you from progressing into the next term of the nursing program.

Please speak to your level coordinator with any questions you may have regarding dropping a course.

1st Year Level Coordinator - Kathy Pfaff - 519.253.3000, x4977 or kpfaff@uwindsor.ca

Oct 1st, 2014

The Windsor Star printed an article, Area hospitals consider banning popular Crocs, about the danger of Crocs and how one lo