News Archive

Megan Berichon, a senior Bronson School of Nursing student who recently was awarded an Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship Excellence Award  from the WMU Office of the Vice President of Research. Originally from Brooklyn, Michigan, Megan a navigator in the Empower Success program. Under the guidance of Dr. Mary Ann Stark and Taylor Birgy, she is creating a study for her Lee Honors College Thesis. Her research will examine resilience, self-esteem, sense of belonging and perceived stress in students who are part of the Empower Success program.

Safe on Campus Training | September 2018
The WMU Bronson School of Nursing will host a Safe on Campus Training. The training helps participants to be a better advocate and ally to lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender people. Participants receive information on practical strategies for addressing homophobia, learn ways to support students who are “coming out,” and gain an understanding of respectful language use. Attendance at all three workshops is strongly encouraged. Lunch is provided. Space is limited on a first reserve basis. Click here for more information about the training.

Bronson School of Nursing wins $2 million grant to boost diversity | Nov. 1, 2017
The Nursing Workforce Diversity Grant, through the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, will fund the Empowering Nursing Students for Success project. It will target students from underrepresented groups and from educationally and financially disadvantaged populations, pairing them with faculty mentors and student navigators to help shepherd them through the Bronson School of Nursing program.

Lagerwey named director
Dr. Mary D. Lagerwey has been appointed to serve as director of the WMU Bronson School of Nursing, effective July 1, 2015, after serving as interim director since Jan. 1, 2015. 

Farewell and welcome to interim leaders
With thanks and good wishes, last December we bid farewell to Dr. Shaké Ketefian, who had served as interim director of the Bronson School of Nursing since 2013. This January 2015, we welcome current faculty member Professor Mary Lagerwey as interim director and wish her all the best in this important role.

Fall 2014 Vital Signs Bulletin
A new issue of the Bronson School of Nursing's newsletter is available for reading reading

Photo of Mary Stahl.Nursing faculty member awarded for excellence in teaching
Bronson School of Nursing Master Faculty Specialist Mary Stahl has been selected to receive the 2013-14 College of Health and Human Services Teaching Excellence Award based on her teaching skills in all three areas of the award criteria. 

Photo of Shelley Aurand.WMU ROTC nursing cadet one of five in nation chosen for program
Recent alumna Shelley Aurand is one of five ROTC cadets in the nation selected for a special program allowing nursing graduates to delay active duty to pursue a graduate degree full time.

Photo of Shake KetefianNursing welcomes interim leader
The Bronson School of Nursing in the College of Health and Human Services welcomes Shaké Ketefian, Ed.D., as interim director and professor of nursing.