School of Nursing

Strout, Kruetz named presidential award winners

The University of Maine awarded two of its three top faculty honors to College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture faculty this year. Kelley Strout, associate professor and director of the School of Nursing, and interim associate dean of health science in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, received the Presidential Public Engagement […]

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Strout named Interim Associate Dean of Health Science

Kelley Strout has been named interim associate dean of health sciences of the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture at the University of Maine for the Spring 2022 semester.  She will retain her director and associate professor position at the School of Nursing, continuing her research and teaching.  Strout, a member of the UMaine […]

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New Faculty: Amanda Henderson

Amanda Henderson recently joined the School of Nursing as the director of the Nursing Learning Resource Center and a lecturer. Why UMaine? It’s home to me. What has your journey been to this point? Once I arrived at UMaine, I never left. Completing my course work (BSN, MSN) and previous employment experiences here. Please tell […]

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College names 2019 Outstanding Undergraduate Students

Four graduating seniors were recognized for their outstanding achievements during their time at UMaine at the college’s annual Celebration of Excellence on April 17. In addition to the award winners, the college also recognized juniors and seniors with a cumulative 4.0 grade point average. The college also honored eight graduate students and two faculty members, […]

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Nursing students collecting children’s pajamas for local hospital

A group of senior nursing students at the University of Maine are collecting children’s pajamas for a Bangor hospital to give to patients who need them. Caroline Bush of Holden, Maine; Brooke Hammond of Frankfort, Maine; and Lauren Martin and Jordan Richards, both of Bradley, Maine, are enrolled in NUR 452 — Community and Population […]

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Eleven college faculty members receive tenure and/or promotion

Thirty-four University of Maine faculty have received tenure and/or promotion. The faculty members were nominated by UMaine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy based on a peer and administrative review of their successful teaching, research and public service, and approved by the University of Maine System Board of Trustees. “We are extremely proud of our world-class faculty who […]

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Maine Public quotes Strout in report on lack of school nurses

Maine Public quoted Kelley Strout, an assistant professor of nursing at the University of Maine, in the report, “More Maine students have serious health needs, and there often aren’t enough school nurses to help.” More than 10 percent of students in Maine public schools have a chronic health condition such as asthma, Type 1 diabetes […]

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Crowdfunding efforts underway for new sugar house, international nursing trip

The University of Maine Foundation’s crowdfunding platform is designed to empower students, faculty and staff to raise funds for specific projects, events and activities. Through the power of small contributions from a large number of people, Fill the Steins connects the UMaine community to student and campus needs. The most recent campaigns seek funds to […]

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BDN reports on nursing education program between UMaine, Bangor hospital

The Bangor Daily News reported on a new partnership between the University of Maine and Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. The dedicated nursing education unit gives UMaine nursing students the opportunity to look after patients under the supervision of hospital nurses, according to the article. Officials from Northern Light EMMC and UMaine […]

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