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UR Nursing, Medical Center Extend Free Tuition Program for Employees

Friday, Jan 26, 2024 — The University of Rochester School of Nursing, in partnership with nursing practice at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), has extended a free tuition program for UR nurses for another year. The grant supplements employee tuition benefits to provide 100 percent tuition coverage in select bachelor’s, master’s, and advanced certificate programs.


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Three UR Nursing Faculty Members Named Distinguished Fellows of National Academies of Practice

Friday, Jan 12, 2024 — Three UR Nursing faculty members have been honored for their contributions to health care practice, research, education, and public policy.


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UR Nursing Recognized by AACN as Leader in Educational Innovation

Friday, Nov 10, 2023 — The University of Rochester School of Nursing was named a recipient of the American Associate of Colleges of Nursing’s (AACN) 2023 Innovations in Professional Nursing Education award.


Evelyn Santos receives her diploma at the May 2023 graduation ceremony.

Alumni Spotlight: Evelyn Santos is Breaking Barriers in Mental Health Care

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2023 — As lead nurse at the Lazos Fuertes Clinic and a UR Nursing alumna, Santos is a champion of health equity for Rochester's Hispanic and Latino community.


Portrait of Margaret Carno in front of a rainbow glass sculpture at Wilmot Cancer Institute.

Professor Margaret-Ann Carno to Lead American Thoracic Society's Nursing Assembly

Thursday, Jun 15, 2023 — Professor Margaret-Ann Carno looks forward to lifting up future nursing leaders as she begins her term as chair-elect of the ATS Nursing Assembly.


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UR Nursing Ranks in Top 25 for Best Graduate Schools

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2023 — The University of Rochester School of Nursing has been ranked No. 22 among U.S. nursing schools for its master’s programs, according to the 2023-24 Best Graduate Schools guide produced by U.S. News and World Report. 


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Alumnus Michael Hasselberg to Deliver UR Nursing 2023 Graduation Speech

Monday, Apr 17, 2023 — Michael Hasselberg ’07N (MS) ’13N (PhD), UR Medicine's chief digital health officer and a psychiatric nurse practitioner, will deliver the 2023 School of Nursing Graduation Ceremony speech on May 12.


Students and faculty at a mock grocery store during the School of Nursing's poverty simulation in Fall 2022.

Reflections on UR Nursing's Poverty Simulation

Monday, Jan 30, 2023 — Students and faculty reflect on the UR School of Nursing's poverty simulation.


Lisa Kitko sitting in a UR Nursing conference room

Nursing's Frontier: Rising to the Profession's Challenges, Lisa Kitko Glimpses the Future

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2023 — UR Nursing's new dean, Lisa Kitko, discusses nursing's future, her research, and her passion for fixing things.


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UR School of Nursing, Medical Center Extend Free Tuition Program for Employees

Tuesday, Feb 8, 2022 — The University of Rochester School of Nursing, in partnership with nursing practice at the University of Rochester Medical Center, has extended a free tuition program for UR nurses for another two years. The UR School of Nursing Tuition Grant supplements UR employee tuition benefits to provide 100 percent tuition coverage in select bachelor’s, master’s, and post-master’s programs.


Susan Ciurzynski, PhD, RN-BC, MS, PNP, VCE

Ciurzynski Elected Distinguished Fellow of National Academy of Practice in Nursing

Monday, Apr 16, 2018 — Susan Ciurzynski, PhD, RN-BC, MS, PNP, VCE, has been elected as a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academy of Practice (NAP) in Nursing, recognizing her outstanding achievements in nearly 30 years as a clinician and educator.


Alumni to Participate in Certified CNL Day Webinar March 19

Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018 — Two School of Nursing alumni will speak about their experiences as Clinical Nurse Leaders (CNLs) during a webinar hosted by the Commission on Nurse Certification (CNC).


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