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Lynda Bentley-Poole joins Quarter-Century Club

Thursday, Jan 13, 2022: Lynda Bentley-Poole is joining a select group this year: McMaster University’s Quarter-Century Club. Bentley-Poole is a full-time assistant ... Read More

Featuring: Lynda Bentley Poole

Maria Pratt takes on academic resources lead

Monday, Jan 10, 2022: The School of Nursing is pleased to announce that Dr. Maria Pratt has taken on the role of academic resources lead for the School of Nursing.... Read More

Featuring: Maria Pratt

CASN Accreditation Bureau grants McMaster full 7-year award

Tuesday, Dec 14, 2021: The Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) has once again granted McMaster School of Nursing the top award for its educational programs.... Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll and Joanna Pierazzo

Ontario nursing schools are seeing an increase in applicants during the pandemic

Wednesday, Nov 03, 2021: Nursing schools in the province are seeing a huge uptick in applications, with interest driven, in part, by the pandemic. Read More

Featuring: Joanna Pierazzo

Externs help hospitals with nurse shortage

Thursday, Oct 14, 2021: McMaster University nursing students are currently working as externs in Hamilton’s two hospital systems, helping with the hospital nursing shortage during the pandemic, while offering a pathway to full-time work after graduation. Read More

Featuring: Joanna Pierazzo

Hamilton hospitals combat staffing shortages with nursing students

Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021: Laura Saunders and Katja Preinitsch are fourth-year nursing students at McMaster who are working as externs at Hamilton hospitals to help with nursing shortages in the pandemic. Read More

McMaster School of Nursing Update September 2021

Monday, Oct 04, 2021: Message from Sandra Carroll Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll

Welcome to new full-time faculty for 2021

Wednesday, Sep 29, 2021:   Photos above: Alida Bowman, Vanessa Cavalieri, Stephen Gandza The School of Nursing extends a warm welcome to new full-time faculty who join... Read More

Featuring: Alida Bowman, Vanessa Cavalieri and Stephen Gandza

School of Nursing unveils serious games to train students

Monday, Aug 30, 2021: Nursing students will learn that public health is no game – with new virtual training that aims to help them make decisions that could impact the health of thousands of people. Read More

Featuring: Joanna Pierazzo

Meet alumna Jacqueline Maria Dias, Class of 1991

Tuesday, Jul 13, 2021: I feel I have always been associated with Mac all of my professional life, almost like tied to the umbilical cord, first with the Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery. Read More

McMaster School of Nursing Update July 2021

Tuesday, Jul 06, 2021: A message from Dr. Sandra Carroll Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll

Congratulations to the 2021 BScN Level 4 award winners

Monday, Jul 05, 2021: ​ The Collaborative Undergraduate Awards Committee (Lynn Martin, Dianne DalBello and Cynthia Hammond) extend congratulations on behalf of the Scho... Read More

Meet alumna Carol (Morehouse) Welch, class of 1957

Tuesday, Jun 29, 2021: For the 75th Anniversary of the School of Nursing, we created a virtual book and invited alumni to contribute their reflections. Here is one example from our book. Read More

BScN students celebrate pinning and convocation 2021

Monday, Jun 21, 2021: Monday, June 14 was a day of celebration for 453 BScN students who were graduating after four years of hard work. Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll and Joanna Pierazzo

McMaster nursing students lend a hand with vaccines

Friday, Jun 18, 2021: Melanie Piché and Aliya Hadi are two of 113 School of Nursing (SON) accelerated stream students who have been working and learning at the city’s mass vaccination clinics two days a week. Read More

Featuring: Joanna Pierazzo and Tracey Jewiss

Meet Brittany Bates, valedictorian

Monday, Jun 14, 2021: Right now, I am working for the Region of Waterloo Public Health doing COVID-19 contact tracing and have begun preparing for my NCLEX licensing exam that I will write later this year, so I may begin my career as a registered nurse! Read More

Best wishes on two faculty retirements

Wednesday, Jun 02, 2021: ​ Dr. Jenny Ploeg and Dr. Jennifer Skelly, two of the School of Nursing’s longest-serving faculty members, are retiring in June.  ... Read More

Featuring: Jenny Ploeg and Jennifer Skelly

McMaster marks 75 years of training nurses

Monday, May 17, 2021: The long-running emergency of the COVID-19 pandemic has put the nursing profession out front for all to see. Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll

Alumna Cheryl Cournoyer is making difference in her community

Tuesday, May 11, 2021: Cheryl teaches health science and nursing fundamentals classes that help prepare students for college and the workforce. Read More

School of Nursing celebrates 75th anniversary

Thursday, May 06, 2021: We are celebrating with a digital celebration, coinciding with National Nursing Week, starting May 10. Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll

Class of 1971 celebrates its 50th anniversary

Thursday, Apr 22, 2021: The graduating nursing class of 1971 is unique in many ways... Read More

Behind the scenes with Laura Escalante, alumni officer

Thursday, Apr 01, 2021: When nursing alumni are planning reunions, Laura Escalante is there to help. Read More

Homayra Ahmed is RNAO Nursing Student of the Month

Friday, Jan 29, 2021: She is the founder and president of McMaster Hope for Hearts, a club devoted to raising awareness of congenital heart defects. Read More


Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021: I have been the BScN program coordinator since June 2018. Read More

Miranda Cardinali, Alumni Profile

Monday, Jan 04, 2021: Miranda is an RN in the emergency department at St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton. Read More

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