News Archive

With as many students and faculty active in education, practice, policy and research as we have at GW Nursing, it can be difficult to capture all of their stories. These are just some examples of the work going on here — work done by dedicated students and top-tier faculty alike — that help this school continue to grow and flourish.

GW Nursing's Karen Drenkard featured on ABC 7 News WJLA

May 17, 2022

Karen Drenkard, Associate Dean and Clinical Practice and Community Engagement Professor at George Washington University’s School of Nursing, had just weeks to set up a COVID testing center in Ashburn, Virginia.

Healing, Love & Life: How two ABSN students formed a bond so deep they will forever be connected

May 17, 2022

I don’t believe in coincidences. In 2018 I very quickly and fervently left my job in Corporate America so that I could pursue a career in bedside nursing. The universe definitely put me in the right place, with the right people, at exactly the right time.

GW Nursing has solid top-30 showing in 2023 U.S. News rankings, with six specialty tracks landing in top 10

May 17, 2022

For the second year in a row, the George Washington University School of Nursing earned top-30 rankings in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Master’s Programs (#27) and Best DNP Programs (#30).

Angie McNelis earns AACN Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Excellence Award

May 17, 2022

The annual AACN Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Excellence award recognizes a faculty member whose program of research focuses on the science of teaching and learning, disseminates findings and provides leadership in this area.

Majeda El-Banna Begins Term as NLN Governor-At-Large

May 17, 2022

Majeda El-Banna was elected as a Governor-At-Large for the National League of Nursing (NLN), 2021-2024.

Career Marine turned Professional Educator joins GW Nursing

May 17, 2022

Michael B. Williams, Ph.D. wants students to change their mindset about education

Two GW Nursing students honored with DAISY Award

May 17, 2022

The two GW Nursing students were honored with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Students at the school’s December 2021 Pinning ceremony held at the GW Lisner Auditorium in Washington, D.C.

Military nurse leader Angela Stanley joins GW Nursing faculty

May 17, 2022

Stanley joins GW Nursing as a clinical assistant professor and will be teaching several courses within the Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program.

New associate dean emphasizes need for trust, patience to create systemic change

May 17, 2022

Julianna González-McLean, GW Nursing’s new associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion, draws on her personal experience in higher education to guide her current approach to supporting students from historically marginalized communities.