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Nursing Alumni Enjoy an Evening of Virtual Learning, Tax Planning, and UH Men’s Volleyball

UH Mānoa Nursing, UH Foundation, and UH Mānoa Athletics hosted a special pre-game reception for nursing alumni on Friday, April 10, 2015, at the Stan Sheriff Center. UH Mānoa Nursing alumni enjoyed re-connecting with each other over heavy pupus and hear from a top research faculty member at UH Manoa Nursing and an experienced, nationally-recognized charitable tax planning professional from the UH Foundation. Immediately after the lecture, guests enjoyed an exciting volleyball game with #1 ranked UH Men’s Volleyball team, who were victorious over Stanford. 

Graduate Entry Program in Nursing Scholars Paired with Leadership Mentors

On Wednesday, January 28, 2015, local nurse leaders met with 15 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – New Careers in Nursing (RWJF-NCIN) scholars to serve as their mentors. The annual event kicked off the RWJF-NCIN mentoring program that is aimed at fostering nursing leadership.

Health Care Economist Dr. Joanne Spetz Addressed “Nurse Surges and Shortages: Can We Reach Balance?” at the 2015 UH Manoa Nursing Dean’s Lecture

The 2015 UH Mānoa Nursing Dean’s Lecture featured Dr. Joanne Spetz, PhD, who presented her health policy study called, “Nurse Surges and Shortages: Can We Reach Balance?,” on March 31, 2015 at the Pacific Club. The timely topic attracted health care professionals from hospital to home care administrators, nurse managers, nursing faculty, and current nursing students.

Nursing Leader Panel Discusses “Bedside to Boardroom” at the UH Manoa Nursing Alumni Association’s 2nd Annual Endowed Scholarship Fundraiser

Initiating change and stories of resilience were common themes at the “Bedside to Boardroom” Nursing Leadership panel discussion at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Nursing Alumni Association’s 2nd Annual Endowed Scholarship Fundraiser held at the Japanese Cultural Center’s Mānoa Grand Ballroom on March 6, 2015.

U.S. Veterans & Families Assisted by New Shelley Wilson Nursing Scholarship for Veterans

With the generosity of philanthropist and retired dentist, Dr. Lawrence K.W. Tseu, U.S. veterans and their families can transition to careers in nursing with support from the Shelley Wilson Nursing Scholarship for Veterans, created  in honor of Shelley Wilson, founder, president and CEO of Wilson Care Group. 

Donors Advance Nursing to Transform Healthcare, 2014 Honor Roll of Donors

Mahalo to our generous alumni, faculty, and friends for your invaluable support of UH Mānoa Nursing. In today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment, your investment helps us improve nursing education by staying on top of new and emerging healthcare trends. With your help, we are able to continuously increase and build our educational capacity by teaching new models of care that focuses on the specialized needs of our island community.
 

$729,000 for Master's Entry Program in Nursing

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Nursing has received two grants totaling $729,000 to support students in the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN). 
 
 

UH Manoa Nursing Dean’s Lecture 2014 Featured AARP’s Senior Vice President Susan Reinhard

Nursing and healthcare professionals with faculty and students gathered at the Pacific Club on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, to hear Susan Reinhard, PhD, RN,  Senior Vice President of AARP and Director of the AARP Public Policy Institute  speak about “Complex Chronic Care and Family Caregivers,” which detailed groundbreaking research on the complexity of medical tasks performed by family caregivers.

Kahala Nui Residens Learn About Polypharmacy, Medication Managment

UH Mānoa Nursing hosted a public lecture called “Polypharmacy in the Elderly: A Syndrome to Avoid,” at Kahala Nui on
Monday, June 9, 2014. Geriatric nurse practitioner and UHM Nursing instructor Valisa Saunders, MN, APRN, GNP-BC, was the guest speaker....
 
 

Nursing Receives Grant for 15 Scholarships Through RWJF New Careers in Nursing Program

UHM Nursing announced today that for the fifth time, it has awarded a grant from the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) New Careers in Nursing Scholarship ProgramIt is one of 52 schools of nursing that will comprise the final cohort of the program. For the 2014-2015 academic year, UH Mānoa Nursing will receive $150,000 to support

Nursing Alumni Chapter Celebrates Inaugural Endowed Scholarship Fundraiser

Longtime friends, colleagues and former classmates joyfully reconnected at the UHM Nursing Alumni Association’s 1st Annual Endowed Scholarship Fundraiser held at the Japanese Cultural Center, Manoa Grand Ballroom on March 14, 2104. The event’s theme was “Celebrating UH Mānoa Nursing – Past, Present & Future,” and honored the Golden Scholars Class of 1964’s 50th anniversary ... (Download the article here.)

    

Scholarships Help Nursing Students Achieve Goals

Lack of financial resources is the #1 reason nurses do not pursue advanced degrees. To increase the number of highly skilled, culturally competent nurses in the State of Hawai‘i who are poised for leadership positions, we must remove the financial barrier to their success...

 

A Gift to Inspire

Local philanthropist and retired dentist Dr. Lawrence K.W. Tseu made a leadership gift of $10,000 to help establish the UH Mānoa Nursing Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship Fund to help the organization fully establish the scholarship for nursing students at the UH Mānoa School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene...(Download the article here.)

              

Nursing Scholarship Recipients Receive Mentorship Opportunity Focused on Leadership

Local nurse leaders joined their 11 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – New Careers in Nursing (RWJF-NCIN) mentees on Monday, January 13, 2014 at Waioli Tea Room in Mānoa Valley. The event kicked off the mentoring program that is aimed at fostering future nursing leaders...

Partnering With You and Our Community for a Healthier Hawaii, 2013 Honor Roll of Donors

Mahalo to our generous alumni, faculty and friends for your invaluable support of UH Manoa Nursing! Your gifts will help us to shape a stronger, healthier future by transforming nursing education and practice in Hawaii and the Pacific...

College of Health Science and Social Welfare Releases 2014 Hawaiʻi Impact Summary

UH Mānoa Nursing, in partnership with the John A. Burns School of Medicine, the Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, and the Office of Public Health released the first College Hawaiʻi Impact Summary in early January 2014...(Download the article here.)

Donors Recognized as New Scholarship Announced Honoring Naleen Andrade, MD

A new scholarship honoring the contributions of Naleen Andrade, MD, has been announced at the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa. The scholarship, for students in the College of Health Sciences and Social Welfare, was celebrated at the Dean of Medicine’s annual “Dean’s Circle” event ...(Download the article here.)

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