The Eveyln R. Simmers Trust provides financial assistance to those pursuing a bachelor or master's degree in nursing.
Friday, January 21, 2011
from Benedictine University Six nursing students at Benedictine University have been awarded 2010-2011 Evelyn R. Simmers Scholarships, said Brian Higgerson, D.N.Sc., assistant professor of nursing. One student will receive $13,500 and five will be awarded $3,870. The 2010-2011 scholarship recipients are: Mary Ann Collado-Wharton (Norridge); Ana Guler (Norridge); Sonya Guy (Chicago); Jackie Johnson (Jefferson, Ga.); Suzanne Payne (Brookfield); and Donna Perchastsch (Naperville). The Eveyln R. Simmers Trust was established in 2009 to endow scholarships for students pursuing either a bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing from the Department of Nursing at Benedictine University. Prior to their deaths, Evelyn Simmers and her husband, Wallace…
Teachers discuss their credentials, classrooms and their lives outside of work. Today we profile a nursing instructor at Benedictine University.
Patch gets to know the newest teachers in the area. Today we introduce you to Laura Holland, a nursing instructor at Benedictine University. Name: Laura Holland M.S.N., R.N. Current town: Naperville, IL Department/Courses taught: Nursing (Health Aspects of Aging, Transforming Care, and a Healthcare Systems online course) Total number of years teaching, and where: I have taught courses at Lewis University in Romeoville, IL. I continue to present weekend seminars on Intimate Partner Violence in coordination with Lewis University. I have also taught courses and continue to work with College of DuPage in Nursing Student Hospital Clinical Instruction. Have you participated in any field or laboratory research throughout your career? When I …