George Mason Nursing Students Participate in March of Dimes Walk
March of Dimes, a foundation that researches causes that could prevent a newborn from being healthy and helps mothers have full-term pregnancies, is of particular interest to Chelsea Ferguson and Rachel Taylor, recent graduates from George Mason’s School of Nursing. Read more.
Destination Mason and College of Health and Human Services: A Spring Preview
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Spring Preview was bustling with a number of admitted students in the class of 2019 to learn more about our programs. Admitted students in the School of Nursing toured the labs and eagerly jump started their nursing skills by examining Seth, one of our clinical simulators. They had their first clinical success and we look forward to seeing them in the Fall.
If you are ready to try your own skills out and be a part of Destination Mason, School of Nursing, visit our admissions website.
Bongani Sibandze — George Mason University Presidential Scholar
April 15, 2015 - In the developing country of Swaziland, the burden of disease currently results in a life expectancy of 52 years of age for its citizens. Compounding the problem is a lack of access to quality health care, trained healthcare workers, and strategic healthcare policies. Despite these challenges, Bongani Sibandze, a Ph.D. Nursing student, envisions a country where the burden of preventable diseases will be decreased or eliminated, and people will have access to necessary healthcare. Learn more about Bongani.
Determination, Relatability, Experience Help Mason Team Create Award-Winning Website for Family Caregivers
March 31, 2015 - Students from CHHS and CHSS recently won the People's Choice Award at the Caregiver Hack Design Challenge. The team designed "The Family Room," a site where family members can keep up with primary caregivers and older adults during the caregiving process. The award winning team included students from the School of Nursing, Department of Global and Community Healthy, Department of Health Administration and Policy, and Department of Psychology (CHSS). Read more.