In fall 2016, CUAA launched a new School of Nursing and began to make good on a strategic university vision to prepare more Christ inspired nurses for the Church and world.
Following the December 2018 commencement, the university began to see the first fruits of this effort with its inaugural cohort of nursing graduates out in the field. Meet a few of CUAA’s first-ever school of nursing graduates and learn about their current positions as compassionate caretakers, an embodiment of Concordia’s mission to develop students in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and the world.
Olivia Greene (’18)
Hometown: Manchester , MI
Current position: Registered Nurse, University of Michigan Hospital
What was your favorite nursing course at CUAA?
OB and Advanced Concepts
What is your dream area of nursing specialty?
Labor and delivery
What is your favorite memory from your time as a nursing student at CUAA?
There were too many to pick just one but I am grateful for all of the friendships I made.
In your opinion, what makes CUAA’s nursing program different than other schools’?
Its smaller size gives it a family-feel.
What is one piece of advice you would give to a prospective CUAA nursing student?
Study study study! But learn to time manage so you can also give yourself breaks. You’ll need them!
— Photography by Kelly Cieslak (’13)
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