2016 Alumni Award Nominations

Consider nominating a Rutgers Nursing Alumni, as the 2016 Outstanding Alumni or 2016 Rising Star. Our alumni network is rich with dedicated Nursing leaders who work tirelessly to make a difference. Your nomination gives these remarkable individuals the opportunity to be recognized for their hard work and accomplishments.
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Congratulations to the Class of 2016

Congratulations to the 516 Rutgers University School of Nursing graduate and undergraduate students who took to the grand stage of New Jersey Performance and Arts Center on May 18, 2016, marking the successful culmination of their hard work and dedication. We celebrate their accomplishments, and look forward to see how they impact the world of healthcare.

Ranked in the top 20 Best Graduate Nursing Schools

Rutgers School of Nursing has been ranked in the Top 20 by U.S. News and World Report. In the first-ever ranking of Doctor of Nursing Practice programs, our DNP program was ranked #17. Our MSN program was ranked #19.

1766-2016 Rutgers 250
1766-2016 Rutgers 250

Revolutionary For 250 Years:

Join the Celebration

Rutgers' tradition of revolutionary teaching, research, and service has endured for nearly 250 years—a milestone few have reached. Join us for the many events planned during the yearlong commemoration of Rutgers 250, which will culminate in the 250th Anniversary on November 10, 2016. Read more »

Rutgers Nursing Student Travels World Caring for the Sick

School breaks are often a time for students to relax, but Rutgers junior Zainab Poonawalla instead spends her time traveling the globe providing healthcare and education to the poor. (Video)

Rutgers School of Nursing

Defining leadership and excellence in nursing education is the mark of Rutgers Nursing. This heritage of excellence is at the heart of all our degree programs and places Rutgers equal to the most prestigious nursing programs in the nation. Inspired and empowered by the quality of education they receive at the School of Nursing, our graduates are recognized as leaders and industry influencers throughout the profession. The Rutgers School of Nursing has the academic programs to meet your needs. Read more »

HIV Nursing Education

The Rutgers School of Nursing offers a unique Advanced Practice HIV Care Specialization that can be added to any DNP program for just one extra course and is available as a standalone certificate for current nurse practitioners.

Scarlet Nurses

Student leadership plays an integral part in the student experience at the Rutgers School of Nursing. Our students not only have voice but they have a true influence in the make-up of their nursing school. Follow the link below to view the winter edition 2015-2016 issue of Scarlet Nurses, the official publication of the Rutgers School of Nursing Student Senate.

Scarlet Nurses – Winter 2015-2016 Edition »


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