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  • Nursing Alumni Honored at Annual Courage to Care Gala

    Samford University's Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing honored 11 alumni at its annual Courage to Care gala Friday, Oct. 10. The honorees, including Living Legacy award recipient Sondra Tatum McGinnis, were cited for their adherence to the maxims of the school's namesake, the late Ida V. Moffett.
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    Samford's Nursing School Hosts Inaugural White Coat Ceremony

    Samford University’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing hosted its first White Coat Ceremony for students on Monday, Oct. 6 in Samford’s Reid Chapel. Seventy-two undergraduate students who began clinical courses this semester were honored during this historic event. 
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    CampUs Continues to Grow and Serve Children with Special Needs

    CampUs, Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing’s summer camp for children with special needs, returned in 2014 and was bigger and better than ever before! Throughout the summer, CampUs provided respite care for more than 30 families with children with special needs, ages 4-14.
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    Nursing School Named KidCheck Nursing School of the Year

    Samford University’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing has received Sight Savers America’s inaugural KidCheck Plus Nursing School of the Year Award. Samford nursing students partner with KidCheck Plus, a school-based health screening program, to provide head to toe screenings for PreK-12th grade students in rural and urban Alabama. 
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    School of Nursing to Participate in New Initiative Promoting Compassionate Care

    Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing will receive funding to pilot White Coat Ceremonies for nursing students. White Coat Ceremonies are designed to instill a commitment to providing compassionate care among future health professionals and they have long been an important rite of passage at medical schools.
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    Nursing School Receives Grant to Prepare Nurse Anesthetists

    Samford University's Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing has received $25,804 to provide support for students in the nurse anesthesia program.  This is the 11th year for Samford to receive a Nurse Anesthesia Traineeship (NAT) grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
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    Samford Nursing Receives Grant for Second Degree Student Scholarships

    Samford University's Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing has announced that for the third time it has been awarded a grant from the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program. It is one of 52 schools of nursing that will comprise the final cohort of the program.
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    School of Nursing Receives $1.3M Grant for Nurse Faculty Loan Program

    Samford University's Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing has received the third largest award nationally of the 92 Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) grants for 2014-15. This is the 12th year for Samford to receive the grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
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    Howell Named Dean of Nursing School

    Eleanor V. Howell has been named dean of Samford University's Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing effective July 1, 2014.  For the past 11 years, Howell has served as dean of Creighton University's College of Nursing in Omaha, Neb.
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    Killingsworth Invited to Participate in International Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy

    Dr. Erin Killingworth, Assistant Professor in Samford University’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing, has been selected as a scholar in the prestigious Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy (NFLA). The intense international leadership development experience is designed to enhance the personal leadership development of new nurse faculty in order to promote faculty retention and cultivate high performing, supportive work environments in academe.
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