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College of Nursing

The College of Nursing is one of six colleges within the university's health sciences complex. The college’s mission is to generate, disseminate, and apply knowledge as it relates to the nursing care of individuals, families, systems, and communities in health and illness. That mission is fulfilled through teaching, research and scholarship, clinical practice, and service. The College of Nursing offers excellent preparation for leadership in the nursing profession at both undergraduate and graduate levels by providing a strong academic and clinical background for entry into professional nursing, as well as leadership preparation for those who are already registered nurses. The faculty are known for their outstanding teaching and internationally recognized programs of basic and applied research and their leadership in nursing practice. Today, more than 11,000 College of Nursing alumni are improving health and health care through the profession. 

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The Ohio State Fund for the College of Nursing

Fund Number: 303492

Expands financial aid programs,supports faculty research, college development enhances classroom teaching, clinical instruction, and provides amargin of excellence for innovative programming

The Ohio State University College of Nursing Scholarship Fund

Fund Number: 645280

Established March 2, 2001, by the College Alumni Society, alumni and friends. Distribution supports nursing scholarships for undergraduates and graduates who demonstrate merit and/or need.

College of Nursing Wellness Fund

Fund Number: 313933

Funds will be used to promote wellness activities at the College of Nursing, including, but not limited to the Nurse Athlete program and student wellness.

Technology Learning Complex Renovation Fund

Fund Number: 311268

Supports a simulation lab for students to practice and review skills used in hypothetical patient care situations

The Ohio State University College of Nursing Research Fund

Fund Number: 605412

Established November 4, 1977, by alumni, faculty and friends. Income funds research conducted by faculty, graduates, seniors or registered nurses in service or educational settings in central Ohio.

The Carole A. Anderson Graduate Fellowship Endowment Fund

Fund Number: 640164

Established August 29, 2001 with gifts from Carole Anderson's family, friends, and faculty and alumni of the College of Nursing; used to provide a fellowship award(s) to students who have completed their undergraduate degree from the College of Nursing and immediately upon graduation without first entering the workforce to practice nursing will enter the graduate nursing program at The Ohio State University.

College of Nursing Minority Scholarship

Fund Number: 601384

Established February 6, 1987, by Ethelrine Shaw Nickerson, alumni and friends. Income provides scholarships for minorities demonstrating academic ability, need, motivation and concern for minority issues.

Grayce M. Sills Professorship

Fund Number: 606617

Established September 1, 1993, by alumni, friends and faculty. Distribution provides a professorship or visiting professorship in behavioral health nursing.

Mildred E. Newton Professorship

Fund Number: 605168

Established July 14, 1966, by the University Nurses' Alumnae Association in honor of Dr. Newton. Income provides scholarships for seniors until income is sufficient to support a named professorship or an endowed chair.

Building Healthy Academic Communities Fund

Fund Number: 314286

Supports health and wellness activities including the National Building Healthy Academic Communities Summit.

Centennial Professor of Nursing

Fund Number: 314779

Supports professorship position designed to promote and enhance nursing and transdisciplinary research activities at the college, preferably in a substantive area aligned with a center of research excellence in the College of Nursing.

Class of 1958 Clinical Teaching Endowed Fund

Fund Number: 641282

Established April 4, 2008 with gifts from alumni and friends of the College of Nursing Class of 1958; used at the discretion of the dean to enrich clinical teaching of undergraduate students.

Class of 1963 Endowed Nursing Scholarship

Fund Number: 641284

Established October 28, 2009 with gifts from members and friends of The Ohio State University Class of 1963; used to provide merit-based scholarships to benefit undergraduate or graduate level student enrolled in the College of Nursing.

College of Nursing COPE Fund

Fund Number: 314189

The COPE Fund will provide funding for youth, teens and college students to participate in the Creating Opportunities for Personal Empowerment (COPE) program.

Community Practice Initiatives (Nursing)

Fund Number: 314099

This fund will support nurses practicing in the community, state and beyond including but not limited to nurse practitioner led clinics as well as faculty directed practice.

Constance Woodward Scholarship Fund in Pediatric Nursing

Fund Number: 482609

Provides need-based scholarships for graduate students enrolled in the College of Nursing focused on a pediatric or neonatal specialty. The purpose of this pending endowment is subject to change until the fund is formally approved as an endowment. Prior to formal approval, the pending endowment may be converted to a current-use fund.

Dora Colver Dean's Excellence Fund

Fund Number: 661222

Established June 6, 2008 with gifts from the estate of Dora Colver; used to support the research, teaching, and service mission of the College of Nursing.

Edna M. Menke Community Scholar Endowed Fund

Fund Number: 482412

Provides scholarships for students interested in serving vulnerable populations. This fund is currently a pending endowment, the purpose of which is subject to change until the fund is formally approved as an endowment. Prior to such approval, the pending endowment also may be converted to a current use fund.

National Consortium for Building Healthy Academic Communities

Fund Number: 314229

The Consortium for Building Healthy Academic Communities is a group of academic institutions across the country dedicated to working together to enhance the health and wellness of their students, faculty and staff on their campuses.

Nursing Centennial Fund

Fund Number: 314404

The Nursing Centennial Fund will help underwrite the costs of the Gala with proceeds benefitting College of Nursing scholarships and student activities.

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