Medical Simulation Center
Nursing Faculty Development Program Earns MHEC Grant
June 28, 2011
SALISBURY, MD---A new program to develop quality adjunct
nursing faculty for area campuses, with an emphasis on
recruiting multiethnic and multicultural
faculty, has been awarded $376,498 from the Maryland
Higher Education Commission (MHEC).
“We hope practicing nurses will be motivated to consider
teaching as a lifelong endeavor and pursue advanced degrees,”
said Dr. Karen Olmstead, dean of Salisbury University’s Richard
A. Henson School of Science and Technology.
The Salisbury University Department of Nursing, in
partnership with Chesapeake and Sojourner-Douglass colleges,
will create the Eastern Shore Faculty Academy and Mentorship
Initiative. The grant is funded through MHEC’s Nurse
Support Program (NSP-2).
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Nursing Department Receives $937,035 from Maryland
March 26, 2010
SALISBURY, MD---By 2016, the Maryland Hospital Association
(MHA) predicts the state will be short more than 10,000
registered nurses. With the organization’s help, Salisbury
University is working to address this need.
The SU Nursing Department was recently awarded $937,035 from
MHA’s Who Will Care? Fund for Nurse Education. The
three-year, three-prong grant is designed to increase the number
of SU graduates who earn a B.S. in Nursing.
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