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IUP Nursing Professor Shellenbarger Selected for National Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy

Teresa Shellenbarger, professor in Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, has been selected by Sigma Theta Tau International, the international honor society of nursing, and the Elsevier Foundation, for the 2016–17 Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy.

Posted on 4/12/2016 2:58:19 PM

Shellenbarger Completes Presentations at National Nursing Conferences

Professor Teresa Shellenbarger presented “Engaging Students in Nursing Research With Mobile Technology” at the 2015 NLN/Elsevier Technology Conference in Tampa, Fla. with Meigan Robb.

Posted on 10/26/2015 1:58:06 PM

IUP Nursing Student Has a Heart for Helping Others

Ellen Reinsburrow, of Mechanicsburg, a junior nursing student at IUP, was born with a heart defect. However, she hasn’t let that stop her from pursuing her goals and counseling others with the same health issues.

Posted on 5/14/2015 2:39:23 PM

Shellenbarger Receives Reflective Practice Award

Teresa Shellenbarger, professor of Nursing, received the 2015 John Woolcock Teacher/Scholar for Reflective Practice Award from the Center for Teaching Excellence.

Posted on 5/14/2015 9:50:11 AM

Calderone Serves as Advisory Group Member

Terri Calderone, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, was a contributor to the newly published second edition of the American Nurses Association’s Scope and Standards of Practice for Nursing Informatics, serving as an advisory group member.

Posted on 3/26/2015 2:05:51 PM

Shellenbarger Publishes Article About Evidence-Based Practice

Teresa Shellenbarger, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, published an article with Meigan Robb (PhD in Nursing graduate) in the October 2014 issue of the Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing.

Posted on 11/5/2014 1:55:20 PM

Shellenbarger Elected to National League for Nursing Positions

Teresa Shellenbarger, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, has been elected to serve as a member of the executive committee of the National League for Nursing Board of Governors and will also join the editorial board for Nursing Education Perspectives, a peer-reviewed research journal of the NLN.

Posted on 10/21/2014 3:28:18 PM

Calderone and Ott Awarded HHS Research Incentive Grants

Theresa Calderone and Lora Ott were awarded two of the nine Research Incentive Grants from the College of Health and Human Services.

Posted on 5/8/2014 12:22:09 PM

Ott Receives 2014 HHS Outstanding Junior Research Award

Lora Ott received the award in recognition of a body of research and scholarship by a tenure-track but non-tenured faculty member in the College of Health and Human Services.

Posted on 5/8/2014 12:00:21 PM

Ott and Irani Receive Faculty Recognition Award

Lora Ott (Nursing) and Vida Irani (Biology) were the recipients of this year’s Faculty Recognition Award in the category of Content Pedagogy.

Posted on 4/2/2014 3:44:58 PM

Shellenbarger Co-authors Book with Noted Nursing Experts

Teresa Shellenbarger, professor in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, recently published a book entitled Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing.

Posted on 3/31/2014 1:05:33 PM

Ott Appointed to Editorial Board of Journal of Radiology Nursing

Lora Ott, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, will serve as a column writer/editor for the JRN safety column for a two-year term.

Posted on 3/7/2014 11:07:57 AM

New Inductees to Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Zeta Lambda Chapter

Congratulations to the new inductees of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing into IUP’s Zeta Lambda chapter.

Posted on 2/28/2014 11:23:41 AM

NCLEX-RN Pass Rate Results Are In

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions reports a 95.35 percent pass rate for first-time test takers of the NCLEX-RN examination for the most recent reporting period.

Posted on 10/31/2013 11:10:45 AM

Shellenbarger Publishes Articles in Three Journals

Teresa Shellenbarger, professor and doctoral program coordinator in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, recently co-authored three articles in three separate journals.

Posted on 10/11/2013 11:32:49 AM

Shellenbarger Re-elected to Board of Governors of National League for Nursing

Professor and doctoral program coordinator Teresa Shellenbarger, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, was re-elected to the board of governors of the National League for Nursing for a three-year term.

Posted on 9/27/2013 10:56:03 AM

Master in Nursing Alumnus Selected for Nurse Faculty Scholars Program

Congratulations to Kamal Eldeirawi, an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, for being selected to receive the highly competitive Nurse Faculty Scholar grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Posted on 9/20/2013 3:41:31 PM

Third Annual Research Education Program, October 30

The IUP Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing’s Zeta Lambda chapter will present this program on October 30 in the Ohio Room of the HUB. This year’s theme is “Innovations in Clinical Practice and Education.” 

Posted on 9/17/2013 12:12:40 PM

Ph.D. in Nursing Student Selected for Prestigious Award

Ph.D. in Nursing candidate Loretta Builder was selected as a National League for Nursing Jonas Scholar for 2013–2014, one of only five doctoral nursing students throughout the country selected for the award.

Posted on 9/6/2013 9:35:55 AM

Dr. Susan Poorman Delivers Keynote Address at UPMC St. Margaret's Clinical Research Forum

Dr. Susan Poorman, a professor in the department of Nursing and Allied Health, was invited to deliver the keynote address at UPMC St. Margaret's Clinical Research Forum. The presentation held on May 24, 2013 was entitled, “The Research Circle: From Practice to Research and Back to Practice.”

Posted on 5/28/2013 3:24:31 PM

Help Us Welcome Baby SIM!

Come celebrate with us in Nursing! The baby shower for our new baby SIM girl will take place Wednesday, May 15, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Nursing Suite in Pratt Putt Hall.

Posted on 5/2/2013 3:37:57 PM

Poorman Receives Nurse Educator Award

Susan Poorman received the Nurse Educator Award for outstanding leadership as a nurse academician in baccalaureate and higher degree programs in Pennsylvania at the Best Practices in Nursing Education Conference in Pittsburgh on March 22, 2013.

Posted on 3/25/2013 3:06:20 PM

Shellenbarger Delivers Keynote on Innovation in Nursing Education

Teresa Shellenbarger, Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, was the keynote speaker at a conference sponsored by the Pennsylvania League for Nursing on March 22, 2013.

Posted on 3/25/2013 2:44:41 PM

Greenawalt Selected to National League for Nursing Leadership Program

Julia Greenawalt, assistant professor in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, has been selected to take part in a national leadership program: the yearlong Leadership Development Program for Simulation Educators.

Posted on 3/15/2013 10:45:00 AM

Master’s Program in Nursing Alumna Receives Award

Congratulations to Joan Ponzurick, a graduate nursing alumna, for receiving the Journal of School Nursing First Publication Award by a School Nurse. Ponzurick published an article in the February 2012 issue.

Posted on 3/7/2013 8:52:23 AM

IUP Nursing Graduates Exceed State and National Pass Rates for NCLEX-RN Exam

Graduates of the IUP baccalaureate program from 2011–2012 achieved a passing rate of 99.18 percent on the NCLEX-RN exam—nearly ten percent higher than state and national pass rates.

Posted on 11/6/2012 11:20:51 AM

Shellenbarger and Student Publish on Students With Cell Phones in the Classroom

Teresa Shellenbarger, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, and teaching associate Meigan Robb published “Using Technology to Promote Mobile Learning: Engaging Students With Cell Phones in the Classroom” in the November/December 2012 issue of Nurse Educator.

Posted on 11/2/2012 9:41:03 AM

Support a New Nursing Scholarship Fund

The Nursing Department is raising funds to create an endowed scholarship in honor of senior Nursing student Tim Zahumensky, who passed away August 31, 2012. A bench in the Oak Grove is going to be dedicated to his memory, as well.

Posted on 10/2/2012 11:37:22 AM

Doctoral Nursing Student, Alumna, and Faculty Publish Articles

Department of Nursing members have articles published in the April 2012 issue of Teaching and Learning in Nursing.

Posted on 4/4/2012 1:34:38 PM

First Ph.D. in Nursing Student to Graduate in Spring 2012

Cristina Perez Stearns is set to be the first student to graduate from the Ph.D. in Nursing Program, which began in 2008.

Posted on 3/23/2012 12:05:57 PM

Honor Society Chapter of Nursing Receives Four Regional Excellence Awards

Zeta Lambda, IUP's chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau international honor society of nursing, has had an eventful year and is excited to announce upcoming events.

Posted on 1/25/2012 12:06:43 PM

Nursing Doctoral Candidate Accepted to Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy

Camille Wendekier, nursing doctoral candidate, has been accepted as a participant in the Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy (NFLA).

Posted on 12/19/2011 9:25:20 AM

Poorman Publishes on Helping Academically-Struggling Students

Dr. Susan G. Poorman, Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, recently co-authored the article “Helping Students Who Struggle Academically: Finding the Right Level of Involvement and Living With Our Judgments.”

Posted on 11/28/2011 4:05:23 PM

Doctoral Candidate Presents on Incivility in Nursing Education

Riah Hoffman, doctoral candidate in Nursing, presented a poster entitled “Incivility: A Concept Analysis in Nursing Education” at the convention of Sigma Theta Tau International, held in Grapevine, Texas, October 29–November 2, 2011.

Posted on 11/2/2011 1:43:29 PM

Shellenbarger and Doctoral Student Present on “Recruitment and Retention of Hispanic Nursing Students”

Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, and Cristina Stearns presented a poster titled, “Una Realidad! Recruitment and Retention of Hispanic Nursing Students” at the 2011 National League for Nursing Education Summit.

Posted on 10/5/2011 2:34:19 PM

Marcellus Shale Environmental Health Conference and Call for Posters

The Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Environmental Health Task Force will host an interdisciplinary conference, plus a call for posters, on health and legal issues related to drilling the Marcellus Shale for natural gas on October 7, 2011.

Posted on 8/2/2011 11:03:41 AM

Ph.D. in Nursing Candidate Receives Non-Traditional Student Award

Congratulations to Paulette Dorney, a Ph.D. in Nursing candidate, on receiving the Catherine Sanders Non-Traditional Student Award.

Posted on 8/2/2011 9:39:40 AM

Doctoral Candidate Addresses Issues for Baccalaureate Senior Students

Cristina Stearns, doctoral candidate in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, gave a podium presentation entitled “From Insecure to Sure: Using Reflective Journaling with Baccalaureate Senior Students” at the Drexel University Nursing Education Institute.

Posted on 7/6/2011 2:46:46 PM

Shellenbarger and Nursing Student Present on Classroom Texting

Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger , Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, and doctoral candidate Meigan Robb presented a poster titled, “OMG: Encouraging Texting in the Classroom” at the Drexel University Nursing Education Institute.

Posted on 7/6/2011 2:11:42 PM

Shellenbarger and Edwards Present on Using Simulation to Teach Teachers

Teresa Shellenbarger and Taylor Edwards, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, presented “Using Simulation to Teach Teachers their Role in Clinical Teaching” at the International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Center Conference, June 16–18, 2011.

Posted on 6/20/2011 11:34:01 AM

Nursing Department Members Address Student Incivility in Nursing Education

Two Nursing faculty members and one doctoral candidate presented a poster at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Hot Issues Conference in Baltimore, Md., on April 14–16, 2011.

Posted on 4/25/2011 1:28:03 PM

Ph.D. in Nursing Students Present Posters

Meigan Robb and Lynn Bilder presented posters at the Eastern Nursing Research Society conference on March 23, 2011, in Philadelphia.

Posted on 4/8/2011 11:09:03 AM

Recently Honored Nursing Alumna and Flight Nurse to Speak at IUP

Flight nurse Hollee Russell, an IUP Nursing graduate, will speak to students in the Disaster course at IUP in April.

Posted on 4/6/2011 4:14:14 PM

Nursing Faculty Present Posters at Nurse Educator Institute

Five Department of Nursing faculty members presented posters at the eleventh annual Nurse Educator Institute on March 15–17, 2011, in Branson, Mo.

Posted on 4/6/2011 2:19:28 PM

Poorman Discusses Students Thinking Skill Development

Susan Poorman, professor in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, was recently featured in the Faculty Matters Column of Nursing Education Perspectives.

Posted on 2/25/2011 12:48:35 PM

IUP Nursing Students Take First Place at Annual Convention

The Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania chapter from IUP took first place in the student nurse challenge at the Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania annual convention in November 2010.

Posted on 1/25/2011 3:15:08 PM

Shellenbarger Publishes Three Nursing Articles

Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger, professor and doctoral program coordinator in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, recently published three articles.

Posted on 12/30/2010 12:30:35 PM

Shellenbarger Joins National League for Nursing Board of Governors

Teresa Shellenbarger, professor and doctoral program coordinator for thr IUP Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, joined the board of governors for the National League for Nursing.

Posted on 11/3/2010 3:49:19 PM

Faculty and Students Present at National League for Nursing Summit

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions was strongly represented at the National League for Nursing annual education summit held in Las Vegas, Nev., in September 2010.

Posted on 10/14/2010 4:09:53 PM

Telehealth Equipment to be Added to Nursing Simulation Laboratory

Dr. Lisa Palmer and Dr. Julia Greenawalt, Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, received a $299,890 grant to purchase simulation equipment to recreate a typical community dwelling of a rural patient with a common chronic illness.

Posted on 9/22/2010 3:52:34 PM

Nursing Department Members Present Workshops at International Research Congress

Two members of the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions recently presented at the twenty-first annual International Research Congress in Orlando, Florida.

Posted on 8/11/2010 10:52:12 AM

Doctoral Student Kaktins Publishes on Drilling the Marcellus Shale

An article by IUP doctoral Nursing student Nina Kaktins, M.S., R.N., was published in the July 2010 special edition of the Nurses for a Green Keystone newsletter.

Posted on 8/11/2010 10:15:39 AM

Doctoral Nursing Students Receive Highmark Awards

Shelly L. Moore, M.S.N., APRN-BC, C.N.E., and Timothy B. Campbell, M.S.N., CRNP, P.N.P.-B.C., both students in the Doctoral Nursing program in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions , have been selected as recipients of Highmark Graduate Student Awards . These awards have been made available by

Posted on 4/14/2010 8:19:04 AM

Nursing Master’s Program Graduate Receives Award

Patty Prenni, a graduate of the master’s nursing program in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, has been chosen to receive an award from the Journal of School Nursing.

Posted on 4/7/2010 2:35:31 PM

Shellenbarger Selected for Faculty Leadership and Mentoring Program

The National League for Nursing (NLN) Foundation for Nursing Education recently announced that IUP Nursing faculty member Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger was selected for the NLN/Johnson & Johnson Faculty Leadership and Mentoring Program.

Posted on 10/21/2009 10:40:49 AM

Doctoral Nursing Candidate Coauthors Article about Teaching Strategies

Timothy B. Campbell, M.S.N., CRNP, doctoral Nursing candidate at IUP, coauthored “Toward Evidence-Based Teaching: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Two Teaching Strategies in an Associate Degree Nursing Program.”

Posted on 10/21/2009 10:25:47 AM

Nursing Department Strongly Represented at National League for Nursing Annual Summit

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions was strongly represented at the National League for Nursing annual summit held in Philadelphia, Pa., in September 2009.

Posted on 10/5/2009 1:31:17 PM

Nursing Student’s Article Published in Teaching and Learning in Nursing Journal

The journal Teaching and Learning in Nursing has published student Shelly L. Moore’s article titled “Incorporating a Journal Club in Associate Degree Clinical Conference.”

Posted on 9/25/2009 2:38:43 PM

Nursing Student Receives “Journal of Psychosocial Nursing” Article of the Year Award

Sandra A. Barton, M.S. in Nursing student with the Department of Nursing and Allied Health’s Monroeville cohort, has received the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing 2009 Article of the Year Award.

Posted on 9/9/2009 12:07:52 PM

Shellenbarger Publishes “Time and Project Management Tips for Educators”

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing has published the article "Time and Project Management Tips for Educators" by Nursing and Allied Health professor Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger.

Posted on 9/2/2009 12:26:11 PM

Shellenbarger Presents at American Association of University Professors International Conference

Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger, Nursing doctoral program coordinator, and Dr. Elizabeth Gazza, Chatham University, copresented “The Use of Contingent Faculty: Confirming Part-time Faculty Experiences” at the American Association of University Professors’ conference in Washington, D.C., on June 11–13, 2009.

Posted on 7/1/2009 2:57:13 PM

Ph.D. in Nursing Students Attend Scholars Seminar at Indiana Campus

Suzanne Smith, editor-in-chief of Nurse Educator and the Journal of Nursing Administration, recently met with the Ph.D. in Nursing students for a scholars seminar on May 1, 2009, to discuss writing for publication in nursing.

Posted on 6/5/2009 12:26:44 PM

Shellenbarger is Co-recipient of Award for Excellence in Research

Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger, Nursing doctoral program coordinator, is the corecipient of the College of Health and Human Services Award for Excellence in Research for 2008–2009. Her proposal, submitted with co-project director Kevin McKee of the Department of Health and Physical Education , is entitled The Impac

Posted on 5/4/2009 2:10:53 PM

Doctoral Students Present Posters at Eastern Nursing Research Society Conference

Two doctoral Nursing students attended and presented posters at the Eastern Nursing Research Society's (ENRS) conference in March 2009.

Posted on 4/15/2009 11:21:22 AM

Poorman Publishes on Decreasing Performance and Test Anxiety in Practicing Nurses

The Journal for Nurses in Staff Development has published Susan Poorman’s co-authored article on “Decreasing Performance and Test Anxiety in Practicing Nurses.”

Posted on 2/25/2009 10:17:48 AM

Nursing and Allied Health’s Shellenbarger Publishes Article on Preparing for Certification

Nursing Education Perspectives has published Teresa Shellenbarger’s article, “Preparing for Certification in Nursing Education.”

Posted on 12/15/2008 3:32:55 PM

Zuraikat Presents at Conference on Workplace Violence in the Health Sector

Dr. Nashat Zuraikat, Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, presented in Amsterdam at the first International Conference on Workplace Violence in the Health Sector.

Posted on 12/5/2008 10:57:08 AM

“Teachers’ Stories” by Poorman in Nursing Education Perspectives Journal

Susan Poorman published “Teachers’ Stories: How Faculty Help and Hinder Students at Risk” in Nursing Education Perspectives. 

Posted on 10/16/2008 1:35:13 PM

Poorman Article Published in Nurse Educator

Susan Poorman recently coauthored (with M. Mastorovich) a manuscript titled “Using Metacognitive Strategies to Help Students Learn in Pretest and Posttest Review,” published in Nurse Educator.

Posted on 9/23/2008 9:13:20 AM

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