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Facilitating Student Success in Holy Family University’s DNP Program: Meet Dr. Jinsy Mathew, DNP Team Lead

Jinsy Mathew, DNP, MSN, RN, associate dean and assistant professor at Holy Family University’s School of Nursing & Health Sciences, can truly speak from experience when it comes to the value of a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from Holy Family. Dr. Mathew graduated from the program in 2020, and shortly before the start of the fall 2021 semester became DNP Team Lead at the School of Nursing & Health Sciences, responsible for overseeing the same program that she graduated from.

New Roles in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Following the previously announced appointment of Margaret Harkins, DNP, MBE, GNP-BC, RN-BC as Dean of the School of Nursing & Health Sciences, there will be a restructuring of the leadership of the School of Nursing & Health Sciences, effective August 1, 2021. The following individuals now have new titles:

School of Nursing and Allied Health Professions Celebrates First Cohort Completing Second-Degree BSN Evenings + Weekends Program

Seven School of Nursing and Allied Health Professions students—Kathryn Carlomagno, Lauren Chambers ’11, Angelina Chertik, James Dollings, Allison Lisacchi, Krista Mora, and Sophia Winchester—are the first cohort of nursing students to complete Holy Family University’s Second Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing Evenings + Weekends 22-Month Cohort.

School of Nursing Awarded 2020 Esther Elliott Martin Scholarship

Two Holy Family University School of Nursing and Allied Health Professions students in the Second Degree BSN Daytime 14-Month Cohort program, Komiyo Adewoyin and Francesca Gallo, have been selected to receive awards from the 2020 Esther Elliott Martin Scholarship from Portage Learning, an online learning platform.

Nursing Students Run Poverty Simulation

On December 10, 2015, students in Holy Family University's fast-track, second-degree nursing program experienced a nursing simulation at the Holy Family University-Newtown location that focused on the effects that poverty has on their patient populations.

School of Nursing to Run Mass Simulation with Local Police and Fire Departments

Holy Family University’s School of Nursing and Allied Health Professions will join forces with Lower Makefield Police Department, the Yardley-Makefield Fire Company, the Langhorne-Middleton Fire Company (Hazardous Materials Trailer), and the Newtown Emergency Services Department to run a mass casualty simulation drill on the Holy Family University-Newtown campus on October 25 at 9 a.m.