Nursing Students Participate in National Policy Summit
Four students from the School of Nursing participated in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Student Policy Summit in March in Washington, D.C. Henry “Hank” Bullock (from left), M.S.N. student; Amber Rogers, Accelerated B.S.N. student; Leticia Ybarra, Ph.D. student, and Bryan Ralloma, Traditional B.S.N. student, traveled to D.C. with Dean Eileen Breslin, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, who funded their travel through the Dr. Patty L. Hawken Nursing Endowed Professorship. The students attended didactic program sessions focused on the federal policy process and nursing’s role in professional advocacy. The three-day conference also included Capitol Hill visits and a Congressional reception.