GWU Hunt School of Nursing Faculty Member Named to 2018 Great 100 N.C. Nurses List

Dr. Anna Hamrick was selected by the Great 100, Inc. as a “Great 100 Nurse” for 2018. Hamrick serves as assistant professor of nursing and chair of Family Nurse Practitioner programs at GWU. A registered nurse (RN) for 17 years, she maintains her clinical practice with Hospice and Palliative Care of Cleveland County.

Gardner-Webb Signs Nursing Agreement Between Community Colleges and Independent Universities 

Plan Will Streamline the Process for Registered Nurses to Obtain Bachelor’s Degrees BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.—Representatives from Gardner-Webb University recently participated in signing a nursing articulation agreement between the N.C. Community College System (NCCCS) and N.C. Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU).

Gardner-Webb University Announces New Hunt School of Nursing (HSON) Dean

Nicole Waters

Officials at Gardner-Webb University are thrilled to announce that Dr. Nicole Waters has been appointed as the new dean of the Hunt School of Nursing. Waters replaces Dr. Sharon Starr, who retired as dean earlier this year.

Gardner-Webb Hunt School of Nursing Partners with Community for Medical, Spiritual Ministry

Photo of Medical, Spiritual Ministry

Homeless members of the local community were recently the beneficiaries of free healthcare services, courtesy of the GWU Hunt School of Nursing. “These men have nowhere else to go, but today they are in a safe place, have learned about their health, and can interact with people who care about them. The whole day is a ministry just for them, and it gives the nursing school a chance to have a link in the community to provide care for people who need it.” 

Hunt School of Nursing 50th Anniversary Symposium Held at GWU on April 9

SON 50th Anniversary Symposium

Renowned nurse educator and theorist Dr. Jean Watson served as keynote speaker for the 50th Anniversary Celebration and Symposium titled “Caring Science: Framework for Transformation of Self/System,” which was recently held at GWU. “Dr. Watson’s theory of caring science has really changed the way we practice nursing and it has absolutely influenced the way we care for our patients,” shared Dr. Quanza Mooring, assistant professor of nursing at GWU. 

GWU Studies Help Nursing Supervisor Make a Difference in her Profession

Nursing Supervisor Difference Maker

Would providing a spa-like atmosphere in a peaceful room help nurses deal with the everyday stress of their jobs? While earning her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at GWU, nursing supervisor Susan Cannon decided to find out the answer. She researched compassion fatigue and nurse burnout and presented the results in her capstone project. “The professors are knowledgeable, motivating, and encouraging. The best I have ever seen,” Cannon reflected. “If I chose an institution for another degree or for my daughters, I would choose Gardner-Webb.