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An interview with Tracey Jewiss

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2020: Tracey Jewiss, an assistant professor in the School of Nursing, has been the level 1 lead for the BScN program for the past 10 years. Read More

Featuring: Tracey Jewiss and Amy Palma

President's awards honours two members of the School of Nursing

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2020: Alexis van Baalen and Elaine Shuhaibar were presented with awards at an online virtual celebration for President’s Awards winners this month. Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Joanna Pierazzo

Thursday, Jul 23, 2020: Congratulations to Dr. Joanna Pierazzo on her promotion to associate professor on July 1, 2020. Read More

Featuring: Joanna Pierazzo

Welcome to Jennifer Mohaupt, new faculty member

Wednesday, Jul 08, 2020: Dr. Mohaupt completed her BScN at McMaster, her M.Ed. at Queen’s University and her PhD at Western University. Read More

Featuring: Jennifer (Jen) Mohaupt

Vice-Dean's Update - July 2020

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020: Message from Dr. Sandra Carroll This year will be remembered as the year of COVID-19. However, despite being faced with this incredible, ongoing ... Read More

Featuring: Sandra L. Carroll

Our commitment to targeted hiring and antiracism: President's letter

Thursday, Jun 25, 2020: A statement from the president of the university. Read More

An interview with alumna Cara Henry: The COVID crisis in long term care

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020: Cara Henry is part of the “Nurse Practitioners Supporting Teams Averting Transfers” team at Trillium Health Partners. Since the pandemic started, she has been working as a nurse practitioner (NP) with one nursing home. Read More

A new way to graduate: Convocation 2020

Monday, Jun 15, 2020: With some creative collaboration, the McMaster community found ways to celebrate graduation this year despite the restrictions imposed because of the pandemic. Read More

School announces BScN Level 4 award winners

Monday, Jun 15, 2020:     Each year, the School of Nursing presents awards to students in the fourth and final year of the BScN program at the annual Pinning C... Read More

Featuring: Lynn Martin

Elaine Shuhaibar wins two awards

Thursday, Jun 11, 2020: Elaine Shuhaibar, a clinical instructor in the School of Nursing, has recently been honoured with two prestigious McMaster awards. Read More

Alumna Natalie Cheng cares for COVID patients

Tuesday, Jun 09, 2020: Cheng is now employed as a registered nurse at the St. Joseph’s Hospital intensive care unit where she is caring for patients including those with COVID-19. Read More

Research project could revolutionize course evaluation

Wednesday, Jun 03, 2020: Can we improve how courses are evaluated and use that information to improve them? Read More

Featuring: Noori Akhtar-Danesh

Amy Palma receives grant for educational research

Thursday, May 28, 2020: “My project will help provide the tools needed for faculty in the school of nursing to develop unique virtual simulation games for our curriculum." Read More

Featuring: Amy Palma, Maria Pratt, Lynn Martin and Tracey Jewiss

The nursing pin

Friday, May 22, 2020: The pinning ceremony is an important and meaningful milestone for Level 4 graduates across our McMaster-Mohawk-Conestoga BScN Consortium. Read More

Featuring: Tracey Jewiss


Thursday, May 21, 2020: Students Shelby Byers, Britni French, Kailyn Jones, Amanda Hoegy, and Lauren Binkley are making a difference. Read More

Meet Kolina Tavares, the Nursing valedictorian

Wednesday, May 20, 2020: I chose the nursing program because of their global health opportunities for fourth-year students along with other placement opportunities. I’m so happy I did because I ended up spending my fourth year in Nepal and working with public health. Read More

McMaster-Mohawk-Conestoga BScN Preceptor Awards 2020

Wednesday, May 20, 2020: The Preceptor Award of Distinction is a student-nominated award in the BScN program. One preceptor from each site is awarded annually. Read More

Featuring: Joanna Pierazzo

Alumna Mallory Alcock on nursing during a pandemic

Monday, May 11, 2020: The threat of COVID-19 really sunk in for Mallory Alcock the day a patient in their twenties died in the hospital where she works. Read More


Thursday, Apr 30, 2020: Student volunteers and the McMaster School of Nursing are spearheading an initiative to give people who are marginally housed, homeless, or at risk of homelessness the tools to protect themselves from COVID-19. Read More

Messages of Hope 2

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020: The Year of the Nurse demonstrates the depth of nurses and their necessity in society! Read More

Graduating BScN students are getting ready to join the nursing workforce

Friday, Apr 03, 2020: Approximately 440 students will graduate from the nursing program at McMaster this spring. They’re ready to take their places in healthcare ... Read More

Featuring: Joanna Pierazzo

Congratulations to our award-winning students

Thursday, Mar 26, 2020: ​ Students from McMaster University’s graduate and undergraduate nursing programs have once again won prestigious Registered Nurses’ F... Read More

Real stories of alumni finding their way -- by Diana Marginean

Friday, Mar 06, 2020: Diana Marginean, a graduate of the BScN program at McMaster, talks about Life After Mac. Read More

Clara Graham Elman, Alumni profile

Friday, Feb 28, 2020: Clara (nee Graham) Elman graduated from nursing at McMaster before the university even had a BScN program. Her career, which included clinical and... Read More

Nursing history show and tell: Issue 6

Thursday, Feb 20, 2020: A box of scrapbooks in the FHS Archives contains photographs and news stories from the early days of the McMaster School of Nursing. Read More

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