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At the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, we are proud of our students, faculty and staff-and we like sharing how extraordinary they are. Join us in celebrating the recent accomplishments of our faculty and students:

June 2015
Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions Melanie Logue, PhD, DNP, APRN, CFNP, FAANP, has been appointed to the Arizona State Board of Nursing by Governor Doug Ducey. Dr. Logue will serve a five-year term, which aligns with her commitment to serve the public. Congratulations, Dr. Logue!

April 2015
We are proud of the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions' faculty members who have been nominated for Nurse of the Year Awards. Congratulations to Kristen Bright, Tammy Hostetler, Sheri Spicer and Anne Wendt.

April 2015
Doris Lovata was awarded the Senior Faculty Award by graduating seniors. Congratulations, Doris!

January 2015
Amador Ortega, Jr. received an internship at Camelback Post-Acute Care and Rehabilitation Center in Phoenix. He is working 40 hours weekly with Administrator Nigel Santiago. Congratulations, Amador!

November 2014
Deidre Martinez, was named the Outstanding Nursing Student by the New Mexico Center for Nursing Excellence. Congratulations, Deidre!

October 2014
Anne Wendt, a nursing faculty member, was recognized with the Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses during the non-traditional commencement ceremony on Oct. 25. Congratulations, Anne!

September 2014
Jennifer Brodie, family nurse practitioner and faculty member, volunteered to perform physicals for Special Olympic athletes. Thank you, Jennifer!

September 2014
Congratulations to Maria Quimba, RN, MSN, MA, MBA; Vernon Thacker, PhD, MSN, RN; and Pascale Lee, MSHCA, for presenting their poster, "From the Bedside to the Classroom II: Empowering Practitioner Scholarships Through Acculturation and Fellowship" at the National League of Nursing Summit! GCU's scholars spoke with many attendees about the research.


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