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2018 Columbia Nursing Graduates Talk About Memories, Passions, and Hopes for the Future


A collage of six Columbia Nursing 2018 graduates.
From top left: 2018 graduates Jonathan Ringer, Shazia Mitha, Meghan Reading, Monica Detomas, Linda Armstrong, and Kent Haina are looking forward to commencement and to the exciting future that lies ahead.

Columbia Nursing's 2018 commencement ceremony will take place on Tuesday, May 15. In preparation, we spoke with six graduates who pursued different programs and who are from diverse backgrounds...

A New Home for Columbia Nursing

An Ultramodern Learning Environment for 21st Century Care

This fall students entered a new building and a new era for Columbia Nursing. The school’s 68,000 square foot structure, including a 2-story, high-tech simulation center, offers an ultramodern...

Columbia University School of Nursing Dedicates Its Cutting-Edge New Building

On Thursday, June 8, Columbia University School of Nursing welcomed faculty, alumni, and friends of the Columbia community to a dedication ceremony for the opening of its state-of-the-art new...

The Rise of the Nurse Scientist: Nurse Researchers Take Center Stage

As a rookie nurse in 1968, Elaine Larson, PhD, RN, associate dean for research, had an experience that left her shattered. One of her patients was a woman in her early 30s with rheumatic heart...

A School is Born

A Need For Qualified Nurses Spurs A Grand Experiment In Nursing Education

Presbyterian Hospital opened its Training School for Nurses in 1892, with Anna C. Maxwell as the school’s first dean, forever transforming nursing education.