Earlier this semester, the Clarkson College Faculty Senate announced Nicole Shives, M.S., B.A., Associate Professor of General Education, and Jill Vawter, M.S.N., R.N., Undergraduate Nursing faculty, as the fall 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award recipients.
A total of 28 participants—Dr. Witte included—and four instructors from Kinetacore gathered in the second floor PTA Lab to complete the two-day training.
The Nebraska Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (NACRAO) presented Clarkson College Admissions Coordinator Jocelyn Medrano with the Rising Star Award at its annual fall conference, held in York, Neb. Nov. 9–11.
In honor of her demonstrated commitment to the nursing profession for more than 40 years, Omaha Central High School inducted Clarkson College Dean of Nursing Dr. Aubray Orduña into its Hall of Fame on Oct. 6.
Just seven years ago, Amberly Wagner-Connolly was about five months in to her battle against stage 2 grade 3 invasive ductal carcinoma, a common type of breast cancer among women. Today, she can celebrate not only being cancer-free but also being chosen as a 2016 Nebraska Action Coalition (NAC) 40 Under 40 Nurse Leader Honoree.
A few years ago, Assistant to the Registrar Jennifer Wilson had a massive surgey that totally changed her outlook on life. Check out her Q&A to learn how this experience brought her to where she is today.
The Otto Bauer Humanitarian Service Award was created in 1999 to honor Dr. Otto Bauer, former Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at the University of Nebraska–Omaha, for his many years of demonstrated leadership and dedication to Clarkson College.
Each year, the recipient of the Dr. Patricia Book Perry Faculty of the Year Award delivers a personal address at summer commencement. This year’s recipient, Assistant Professor of the Health Care Business program Gretchen Jopp, delivered what may be remembered as one of the most heartrending speeches ever given.
Throwing wadded up balls of paper is not typically condoned in the classroom, but that was the main objective of a game played by a group of local middle school students in the PTA Lab on March 23.
Master of Science in Health Care Administration graduate Debra Wagers lives a life inspired by children who grapple day in and day out with the tough reality of cancer. Chosen to deliver the student address at the spring 2016 Clarkson College commencement ceremony, she opened up about her own battles, those she has witnessed, and all she has learned along the way.