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One nurse, two worlds

Categories: News, RAIN

For RAIN’s Indigenous speaker series, Whitney Fear Johnson − tribal member, documentary subject and nurse practitioner – spoke with nursing students by Walter Criswell for UND Today Whitney Johnson spoke to students and faculty of the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines for RAIN’s Indigenous Speaker Spotlight series. Photo by Walter Criswell/UND Today. Whitney Fear […]

Trio of students take home top academic prizes

Categories: News, RAIN

Two RAIN students earn Cobell Scholarships; Computer Science major wins Hispanic Scholarship Fund award UND archival image. Three outstanding students have put the University of North Dakota on the map by winning national scholarships. Sophomore Honors student and Computer Science major Mario Medeles, Manvel, Texas, earned a Hispanic Scholarship Fund award, while Nursing majors Erin Morin, Bottineau, N.D., and Ashley Davis, […]

RAIN program receives Rural Health ‘Excellence in DEI’ Award

Categories: News, RAIN

Half of all American Indian registered nurses in North Dakota are RAIN Program graduates, the program reports Earlier in June, UND’s RAIN or Recruitment & Retention of American Indians into Nursing program received the Rural Health ‘Excellence in DEI’ Award at the 38th Annual Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health. Accepting the award are […]

Chantel Vazquez joins RAIN

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At UND, Chantel Vazquez saw the value of the RAIN program and the impact it has on American Indian students. For over 30 years, the Recruitment & Retention of American Indians into Nursing (RAIN) program at UND has been guiding and supporting American Indian nursing students. Of the American Indian Registered Nurses in North Dakota, 79% are […]

Kelsey Morin

Dr. Kelsey Morin joins RAIN

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Kelsey Morin

Dr. Kelsey Morin is looking forward to having a positive impact on native students in education. The College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines is excited to welcome Dr. Kelsey Morin! Morin began last month as an MHA Education Pathways Mentor within the Recruitment & Retention of American Indians into Nursing (RAIN) program. The MHA Education Pathways […]

Dean Maridee Shogren stands in front of a UND CNPD sign

A simulated rural emergency hospital? Watch for it

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Dean Maridee Shogren stands in front of a UND CNPD sign

A Q&A with Maridee Shogren, the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines’ new dean CNPD Dean Maridee Shogren. Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today. Editor’s note: Maridee Shogren was named dean of the College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines in November after serving as interim dean of the college for 10 months. During her Q&A with UND Today, Dean Shogren […]

Barb Anderson and Heidi Crawford

A journey, a family and a legacy

Categories: News, RAIN

Barb Anderson and Heidi Crawford

Heidi Crawford is among latest graduates of Recruitment & Retention of American Indians into Nursing (RAIN) program Heidi Crawford, right, sits with Barb Anderson, director of the Recruitment & Retention of American Indians into Nursing program. Crawford, who attended UND with her daughter, is among the most recent RAIN graduates. Photo by Adam Kurtz/UND Today […]