College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines

Updates for students, alumni, and supporters

Alumni Spotlight: Vinnie Roehr, M.S.W.

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Alumni Spotlight: Vinnie Roehr M.S.W. 2018 After completing his BSSW, Vinnie Roehr moved home to the Mandan Hidatsa Arikara Nation and started working in child welfare. Soon after, he entered the University of North Dakota’s Master’s in Social Work program as a NCWWI (National Child Welfare Workforce Initiative) Scholar. “I worked full time during this process, […]

Nick Houge

Well Prepared for Patient Care | Nick Houge

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Nick Houge

Nick Houge earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at UND, and he returned to the University for his current program, in which he’s pursuing a Nurse Anesthesia Doctorate of Nursing Practice. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today. Nursing is a calling often transmitted through experience. Many nurses credit seeing medical care administered up close […]

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 […]

CNPD building in snow

CNPD Research News: February 2023

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CNPD building in snow

As always, please remember to submit research updates and accomplishments to the CNPD Research Office email at und.cnpd.research.office@und.edu. CNPD Accomplishments Congratulations to Kimberly Lucas! She was one of 147 masters and doctoral poster presenters who took part in the UND School of Graduate Studies Research Achievement Day! Her poster took FIRST PLACE in the category of […]

Amy Ingersoll

Lived experiences translate to Social Work career for UND alum

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Amy Ingersoll

Lived experiences drew Amy Ingersoll to the field of Social Work. She graduated with her master’s in Social Work (M.S.W.) from UND in December 2021. What first drew you to the field of Social Work? Social work interested me because I have always felt an interconnection with people, and those relationships compelled me to help […]

Jackie Gibbons and Felipe Sanchez

UND grad impacts care across the globe

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Jackie Gibbons and Felipe Sanchez

For UND alum Jackie Gibbons ’96, Nursing has taken her far. Literally. In 2022, Sanford Health launched a new program intended to connect nurses around the globe as mentors with a selection of Sanford World Clinics. Out of 80 applicants, Jackie (Thoma) Gibbons, a 1996 UND Nursing graduate was one of six candidates selected from […]

CNPD faculty and staff to be recognized at UND Founders Day Awards

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CNPD faculty and staff to be recognized for their outstanding work at UND Founders Day Awards Founders Day is the annual celebration of our history as an institution and a time to honor members of our campus community. Congratulations to award winners recognized for their contributions to student advisement and collaborative research in the field […]

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 […]