MONTGOMERY – The dean of the Auburn University and Auburn University Montgomery Schools of Nursing will host a charity golf tournament, “Mulligans for Masters,” on June 17 at Moore’s Mill Club in Auburn to raise support for the schools’ Master of Science in Nursing Program.
“We wanted to have an event that was fun and that also promoted healthy living,” said Gregg Newschwander, dean of nursing at Auburn University and Auburn University Montgomery. “Since golf is a popular, lifelong sport, a golf tournament made sense. Supporters of all ages can come out, have a good time, and help us build the graduate program in the Schools of Nursing.”
AUBURN – Through a grant from Verizon, researchers in Auburn’s College of Engineering are teaming up with the School of Nursing to bolster Kid Check, a program that provides health screenings to children in Alabama’s rural communities.
Representatives from the Verizon Foundation will present a check for $23,000 to the deans of Auburn University’s College of Engineering and School of Nursing on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 9:30 a.m. at Loachapoka High School. Students and faculty from both colleges, as well as from former Sen. Gerald Dial’s office of the Alabama Rural Action Commission, will be on hand for the event.
AUBURN – Gregg E. Newschwander, a professor of nursing and chair of the Department of Nursing at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise, has been named dean of the Schools of Nursing at Auburn University and Auburn Montgomery, Provost Mary Ellen Mazey announced today.
With more than 20 years of undergraduate and graduate teaching experience, Newschwander previously held administrative positions at the University of Vermont, The Catholic University of America and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He has remained active in clinical practice throughout his career, with expertise in pediatric emergency and trauma nursing.
AUBURN – Mary Florence Woody, former dean of the Auburn University School of Nursing, was recently inducted into the Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame at a special ceremony in Montgomery.
The Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame, whose honorees are chosen biennially, was founded in 1997 to honor Alabama citizens who have made outstanding contributions to the healthcare field.
AUBURN – The Alabama Cooperative Extension System and the Auburn University School of Nursing in cooperation with the Lee-Russell Council of Governments are offering an intensive three-day workshop for caregivers including family member, friend and professional caregivers in Barbour, Bullock, Elmore, Lee, Macon, Montgomery and Russell counties.
Entitled “Alabama Home Caregiver: Caring for Caregivers,” the free workshop will be at Lakeview Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Auburn, March 13, 14 and 28. The church is located on the corner of East University Drive and East Glenn Avenue.