let’s do it again

Last year, in a unified show of Gator goodness, thousands of University of Florida alumni, students, faculty, staff, friends and families set a UF record during Stand Up & Holler, the third annual Gator Nation Giving Day. On February 17, 2022, we call upon Gator Nurses everywhere to once again stand up for UF by making a gift of any size to the college, unit, research area or program that means the most to you. UF’s goal this year is ambitious – 23,000 gifts in 24 hours – but every donation supports UF’s far-reaching work and Top 5 status.

leading the way

THOMAS M. AND IRENE B. KIRBO INNOVATION AND LEARNING

University of Florida College of Nursing students and faculty can now hone their skills using the latest technology in patient safety and learning assessment following an extensive overhaul of teaching space at the college to build a leading-edge simulation and learning center.

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LATEST NEWS!

Dec. 16, 2021

Meet Pascale Belony (BSHE ’15 & BSN ’18) – Miss Universe 2021

Pascale Belony (BSN 2018) took to the Miss Universe stage in Israel on Dec. 12, 2021. The former Gator Nurse Student Ambassador represented the University of Florida as Miss Haiti on her quest for better nursing and health education for all.

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Nov. 23, 2021

Miracle worker: Gator Nurse uses novel treatment to give children a second chance

To double Gator Nurse and current Doctor of Nursing Practice, or DNP, student Kara Godwin, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC, patient care means more than holding a hand at the bedside. Her dedication to her patients transforms lives, one child at a time.

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alumni stories & events

Artificial InttellIGENCE | AUTHENTIC INNOVATION

DOROTHY M. SMITH NURSING VIRTUAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

The Dorothy M. Smith Nursing Leadership Conference has taken place every other year since 2004 and tackles the most pressing and informative topics affecting health care and nursing. This year’s conference will take place on Feb. 18, 2022, virtually.

Registration is free to the public.

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Our Supporters

Care, Lead and Inspire Awards

Although the College of Nursing’s fall events were canceled due to COVID-19, the annual Donor Recognition Event awardees were still recognized for their loyal support of the college. This year’s recipients of the Care, Lead and Inspire Awards are individuals and foundations that have generously contributed to UF Health Archer Family Health Care…..

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CHanging Lives

Pickar Scholarship Supports Future Nursing Faculty

College of Nursing PhD students now have additional opportunities for support, thanks to a recent $100,000 donation to establish the Dr. Gloria Pickar Scholarship Fund. UF Engineering alumnus Dan Devine made the gift to establish the scholarship in honor of Gator Nurse Gloria Pickar’s (BSN 1968) contribution as the president and chief academic officer of the company…

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LEAVE YOUR GATOR NURSING LEGACY

65 for Sixty-Five Legacy Challenge

To celebrate our 65th anniversary and the legacy of Gator Nursing, we invite you to participate in the 65 for Sixty-Five Legacy Challenge. During this year-long campaign, it is our goal to bring the total number of documented planned gifts from the current number of 50 to 65 – to represent Gator Nursing’s 65th anniversary.

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Experience the WONDER

THOMAS M. AND IRENE B. KIRBO INNOVATION AND LEARNING LABORATORY VIRTUAL TOUR

Take in the 360-degree sights from the leading-edge simulation and learning center virtually.

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College of Nursing Magazine

The Gator Nurse

Catch up on all College of Nursing news, including alumni, faculty and student achievements. Published every spring, summer and fall!