Just two years after launching a new project designed to increase the number of Native American nurses in the workforce, the School of Nursing has graduated two students, Brianna Boston-Kemple and Alexandra DeSautel, from the Success Through Recruitment/Retention, Engagement, and Mentorship (STREAM) program.
Exceptional grad to enter Air Force Nurse Corps as one of its youngest members
After juggling nursing school and ROTC training for four years, UW–Madison senior Delora Prange will become one of the youngest members of the U.S. Air Force Nurse Corps this summer. “The School of Nursing has been so amazing in helping me accomplish my goals,” she says.
Of Hearts and Minds
Anna Klar’s effort to understand the relationship between chronic heart failure and brain blood flow lands her the opportunity to showcase her work at an annual UW System science symposium.
Commencement spotlight: Long journey makes nursing degree all the sweeter for JoAnn Brink
After working on it for 20 years, Brink will earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing from UW–Madison. “There was no way I was not going to finish that degree.”
Taking It All In
Emily Schumacher graduated in 2010 and entered practice in an oncology, neurology, and neurosurgery unit at American Family Children’s Hospital. Three years later, she enrolled part-time in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program, which she will complete this spring. “I found what I was supposed to do. It was nursing,” she says. “It was a combination of all the things I love.”
STREAM program now accepting applications from Native American students
STREAM is a program in the UW-Madison School of Nursing designed to help Native American students attain their goal of becoming professional nurses. STREAM students will receive peer support, mentorship, academic and financial support.
Nursing students head to one of Africa’s smallest nations for a big-impact experience in global health.
From Here to Opportunity
Gwen P. Shapiro Rural Wisconsin Nursing Scholarship supports BSN student McKenzie Capouch to pursue her passion.
A Nursing Student Tells Her Story
BSN student Ummulkhair Drammeh talks about studying at UW–Madison alongside her adult children and how her unique perspectives inform her work.