GAMECOCK The CONnection News and Views from the University of South Carolina COLLEGE OF NURSING May 2013 Congratulations to the Class of 2013 Last week, we had 250 nurses graduate from the University of South Carolina with either a Baccalaureate, Master’s, or Doctoral degree in Nursing. These new alumni will join approximately 8000 other USC College of Nursing alumni who are scattered around the world. While some of our most recent Dean Andrews and Frances Ashe-Goins (BSN ‘75, MPH ‘80), Deputy Director, Health Science Administrator U.S. DHHS Office on Women’s Health graduates will return to their home states of California, New York, Illinois, North Carolina, Florida, and others, the majority will remain in South Carolina to promote health and well-being of our state’s citizens. Congratulations to the class of 2013. Inside This Issue Students’ Corner...............2-3 We wish you a bright future ahead and know you will make the Gamecock Nursing Nation proud! Faculty & Staff Notes.......4-7 Upcoming Events..............7 Alumni & Development....8-9 CNL Update.......................10 Jeannette O. Andrews PhD, RN, FNP, FAAN Dean & Professor firstname.lastname@example.org Send Inquiries or Newsletter items to: Jan Johnson email@example.com www.sc.edu/nursing www.facebook.com/USCNursing - LIKE US!