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September 07, 2006

Certificate in Substance Abuse Intervention in Healthcare

The Nursing Program in collaboration with the Addiction Studies Program at GSU is pleased to be offering a new curriculum leading to a Certificate in Substance Abuse Intervention in Healthcare. This program which has been funded by a grant from the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) is designed for practicing nurses. The certificate is comprised of four 3-credit hour courses (NURS 550, NURS 551, NURS 552 and NURS 553). Contact hours for those nurses wishing to pursue continuing education contact hours in lieu of academic credit have been approved by the Illinois Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. For more information about this exciting new program and to enroll for continuing education contact hours, please contact Dr. Catherine Tymkow, Project Director at 708-534-3144 or

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September 05, 2006

Applications Being Accepted Now

Sigma Theta Tau International. Applications are being taken for the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International. Please contact Dr. Constance Edwards either by phone at 708/534-4041 or via email regarding applications and deadline.

The undergraduate student requirements are to have completed half of the nursing curriculum; have at least a GPA of 3.0 (based on a 4.0 grading scale); rank in the upper 35 percentile of the graduating class; and meet the expectations of academic integrity.

The graduate student requirements are to have completed one-fourth of the nursing curriculum; have at least a GPA of 3.5 (based on a 4.0 grading scale); and meet the expectations of academic integrity.

If you wish more information on Sigma Theta Tau International please go to

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September 04, 2006

Winter 2007 Tuition Waiver Information

Winter 2007 Tuition Waivers. Undergraduate and Graduate Tuition Waivers (1 each) are available for the Winter 2007 trimester. Applications can be obtained either outside the Department of Nursing or with the Department’s Secretary. The Nursing Faculty selects the tuition waiver recipients. A waiver gives the student a tuition-free trimester of classes; the student is responsible for the fees. The eligibility for the undergraduate and graduate tuition waivers is slightly different so please pick up the appropriate forms. Please submit your applications to your Academic Advisor, Linda McCann by November 1, 2006, the decision will be made no later than November 17, 2006. If you have any questions, please email ( or phone (708/534-4035) your Academic Advisor, Linda McCann.

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Graduation Applications

Graduation Applications are due in to the Registrar’s Office on Monday, September 11, 2006. You can obtain the graduation application by going to Late applications will not be accepted.

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