BOSTON (February 15, 2011) — Two members of the Simmons College nursing community recently received awards from the New England Regional Black Nurses Association (NERBNA).
LaDonna Christian, a Simmons School of Nursing and Health Science Nursing instructor and director of the Dotson Bridge and Mentoring Program received an award for Excellence in Nursing Education/Teaching. Sasha Dubois, who graduated from Simmons in 2008 and works at Brigham and Women's Hospital, received the Excellence in Nursing Practice award. Christian and Dubois were honored Feb. 11, at a dinner at the Marriott Copley Hotel in Boston.
The Dotson Bridge and Mentoring Program annually offers 10 to 40 nursing students — many of whom are from underrepresented groups in nursing or disadvantaged backgrounds — academic support, networking and mentoring from Simmons nursing faculty, as well as a cadre of well-respected nursing leaders who serve as mentors.
NERBNA is a part of the national effort to unify, educate and increase the number of African American Nurses in this country. NERBNA is dedicated to investigating, defining and determining the health care needs of African Americans throughout New England. NERBNA is committed to implementing the necessary changes to insure that optimum health care is available to African Americans and other underserved communities.
The Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences, is a nationally recognized school that includes four graduate programs: nursing (advanced primary care), nutrition and health promotion, and physical therapy. Simmons College is a nationally recognized private university located in the heart of Boston.
(Photo: LaDonna Christian (left), Judy Beal, interim dean of Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences, and Sacha DuBois '08)
- Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin and Media Mogul Arianna Huffington to Speak at 36th Annual Simmons Leadership Conference
October 15, 2014
- Simmons College Trustman Art Gallery Presents Clara Lieu: Emerge
October 9, 2014
- Simmons College School of Management Ranked the #1 "Greatest Opportunity For Women" in Nation by The Princeton Review
October 8, 2014
- Simmons College Trustman Art Gallery Presents Randy Garber: High Strung
September 12, 2014
- Simmons Encore Series Features Dr. Lois Frankel, Carol Frohlinger & Victoria Labalme, Oct. 1
September 10, 2014
- See All 2014 Releases »
- 2014 Release Archive
- 2013 Release Archive
- 2012 Release Archive
- 2011 Release Archive
- 2010 Release Archive
- 2009 Release Archive
- 2008 Release Archive
- 2007 Release Archive
- 2006 Release Archive
- 2005 Release Archive
- 2004 Release Archive
Subscribe to Feed
Director of Marketing/Communications
Kalimah Redd Knight