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]

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On August 10, the USF Health College of Nursing held a special ceremony to name the Dean’s Suite to honor the memory of former dean Patricia A. Burns, PhD, RN, FAAN. In addition to serving as the dean of the College of Nursing from 1997 to 2010, Dr. Burns played a critical collaborative role in [read more]

College of Nursing News

More than 15 faculty and staff members at the USF College of Nursing were recognized on Aug. 13 during the college’s Opening Day address. The annual event featured a presentation from College of Nursing Dean Victoria L. Rich, PhD, RN, FAAN, who is entering her second year as leader of the college. D … [read more]
Former USF Professor Emeritus Sarah E. Boyd, a long-time nurse educator who was passionate about recruiting minority nursing students and taught at the College of Nursing for 17 years, passed away last month. She was 90. Dr. Boyd, EdD, MPS, RN, retired from USF in 1994 and was conferred with an emer … [read more]
USF College of Nursing student Olivia Taylor will be honored at the August 4 university-wide commencement ceremonies with the King O’Neal Scholar award — a coveted recognition given to undergraduate students graduating with a 4.0 GPA. The award, presented by the USF Alumni Association, was created i … [read more]
Four USF College of Nursing students recently returned from Panama where they participated in a community health research project by going door-to-door to collect data on local residents. The short trip in June was the second time in as many months for the foursome to travel to the Central American … [read more]
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USF Health College of Nursing Preparing 21st-Century Nurses
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