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ACE Grad on Men in Nursing and Returning for DNP

Posted on Mon, Jan 07, 2019

 

More than 750,000 readers of USA Today had the chance to see NMC alumnus and returning graduate student Troy Beekman, BSN, RN, CCRN, in print in the recent supplemental insert “Men in Human Services” from Mediaplanet.

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Topics: graduate programs, online education, nursing, nurse education

Fall 2018 Dean's List Announced

Posted on Mon, Dec 31, 2018

 

We congratulate the 147 students named to the Dean's List!

Degree-seeking students with a 3.75 semester grade point average (GPA) or better who are enrolled in 12 or more credit hours have qualified for the Dean's List. 

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Topics: student achievements, lists

Mother-Daughter Nursing Grads Measure Success One Patient at a Time

Posted on Thu, Dec 20, 2018

Lisa Kessler and her daughter, Cassandra, have a lot more in common than most moms and daughters.

In addition to sharing DNA, the same household, strong competitive spirit, and commitment to community service, they’ve devoted more than 7 years to the pursuit of nursing degreesincluding the last 3½ years as classmates in Nebraska Methodist College’s nursing program.

Both earned Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees at fall commencement on December 14, and both will join the nursing staff at Methodist Hospital.

Both say they felt called to make a difference.

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Topics: commencement, student spotlight, nurse education

Congratulations to NMC’s Fall 2018 Graduates

Posted on Tue, Dec 18, 2018

Nebraska Methodist College welcomed its latest line of nursing and allied health graduates at fall commencement ceremonies held at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church on December 14.

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Topics: nursing, health professions, commencement

From Candy Striper to Dean of Nursing – An Interview with Dr. Susie Ward

Posted on Fri, Nov 30, 2018

NMC’s new Dean of Nursing is Susan “Susie” Tighe Ward, PhD, RN, Honorary NMC Alumna 2006, whose NMC roots run unusually deep. Susie was a Methodist Hospital Candy Striper when she discovered a lifelong passion for nursing.

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Topics: staff spotlight, leadership, nursing, nurse education

Cheyla’s Legacy of Love and Resilience

Posted on Mon, Nov 19, 2018

 

NMC Scholarship Fund Launched in Cheyla Pettett’s Memory

“A strong spirit never dies.”

Stephanie Pettett spoke these words while accepting her daughter Cheyla’s honorary diploma from Nebraska Methodist College. She spoke with a mother’s boundless love, pride, and grief.

Cheyla Pettett, a member of NMC’s inaugural Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) class, would have fulfilled her dream and graduated from the program this year—if she had lived. Tragically, 29-year-old Cheyla was struck down in a car-pedestrian accident days before classes were to start in August 2016.

The impact of Cheyla’s remarkable life continues to resonate with those lucky enough to have known her. And with countless others Cheyla will never meet.

Forever a member of the NMC family, Cheyla continues to make a difference. She has given the gift of life through organ donation, and, with the launch of an NMC scholarship fund in her memory, Cheyla is opening a door for other students with her passion and resilience.

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Topics: Master of Occupational Therapy, occupational therapy, student spotlight, scholarships, alumni spotlight, graduate programs

American Association for Men in Nursing Names NMC 2018 Best Nursing School

Posted on Wed, Oct 24, 2018

NMC Alumnus Blake Smith Named AAMN President

Nebraska Methodist College (NMC) is one of only nine* U.S. institutions of higher learning to receive a 2018 Best Nursing School for Men in Nursing Award from the American Association of Men in Nursing (AAMN). The award was presented at the 2018 AAMN conference held in Milwaukee earlier this month.

“Nebraska Methodist is a college with arms open wide for everyone,” said Troy Beekman, BSN, RN, one of the students who represented NMC at the conference. 

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Topics: nursing, alumni spotlight, nurse education, student organizations, leadership

Better Together: NMC and Suburban Rotary Provide Foot Care Clinic for Omaha’s Homeless

Posted on Fri, Sep 28, 2018

It was so rewarding.

I felt humbled by the people and the impact we could have.

“You are blessings,” the people told us.

These are just a few of the reactions of the NMC students who participated in the Foot Care Clinic for the Homeless at the Open Door Mission on September 22.

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Topics: Diabetes, clinicals, community wellness, nursing, Center for Health Partnerships, community outreach, nurse education, healthcare education

Food Drive by Methodist Volunteen Helps Stock NMC Pantry and Fight Food Insecurity on Campus

Posted on Fri, Sep 21, 2018

Megan Jacobsen is a giver.

A Millard North junior with a full slate of academics, athletics and other activities, Megan gives much of her time and energy to help others—including NMC students who may need just a little help putting food on the table.

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Topics: nursing, student spotlight, student achievements, community wellness

2018 Homecoming: Sharing Our Stories

Posted on Mon, Aug 27, 2018

Every NMC alum has a special story of the people and events that helped to shape their  journey. This year’s Homecoming Reunion is all about these stories of inspiration.

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Topics: alumni spotlight, just for fun

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