USF Health College of Nursing

Preparing the Nurses of Tomorrow

Welcome to the University of South Florida's premier nursing program, the USF Health College of Nursing.

In all that we do every day, our goal is to prepare 21st-century nurses to address the health care needs of local and global communities through excellence in research, education, and clinical care. Our faculty and staff promote interdisciplinary research collaborations, and we are ranked first in NIH funding among all universities in the state. [READ MORE]

Happening Now

Inspiration can be found in the most unlikely places. For College of Nursing associate professor Dr. Ponrathi Athilingam, PhD, ACNP, MCH, FAANP, FHFSA, that inspiration came from a leper living under a banyan tree outside a remote Indian village. She encountered this neighbor every day on her walk to and from school. This is how [read more]

College of Nursing News

Sixteen College of Nursing students spent two weeks in Scotland this past April on a trip that became an immersion in global health and cultural exchange. The group arrived in Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland, on April 14 and stayed at the University of West Scotland’s Paisley campus. The globa … [read more]
The USF College of Nursing opened its simulation laboratory doors on June 8 so kids could explore a career in nursing on USF’s Take Your Child to Work Day. About 10 children participated in the “Discover the World of Nursing” workshop. The 45-minute hands-on class gave middle and h … [read more]
Two USF College of Nursing student registered nurse anesthetists (SRNAs) have received a scholarship from a national group that supports nurse anesthesia education and research. The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Foundation recently announced $130,000 in scholarships to nurse anesthesia … [read more]
A USF College of Nursing student studying to earn a doctorate in nursing practice has received a prestigious national scholarship from the professional organization for nurse practitioners. Crystal Williams will be awarded a $2,500 scholarship next semester which will go toward tuition costs in comp … [read more]
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USF Health College of Nursing Preparing 21st-Century Nurses
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