Nursing partners with CCTC

Robyn McNeil, Copy Editor

April 18, 2013

Beginning in June, nursing students will pursue their Bachelor of Science degree through Francis Marion University’s (FMU) newly developed partnership with Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC). According to Devin Cribb,...

Love contributes to health and well-being

Deborah L. Hopla, Guest Writer

February 13, 2013

February has Valentine’s Day as a reminder for us to turn our hearts to the one, or ones, we love. Love causes release of adrenaline, phenethylamine, dopamine and oxytocin. These chemicals cause our hearts to beat fast, our...

FMU offers new nursing programs

Robyn McNeil, Copy Editor

January 19, 2013

Beginning in January, FMU graduates will train to become family nurse practitioners and nurse educators as part of the university’s newly developed nursing master’s program. Dr. Deborah Hopla, an assistant professor of...

Nursing program receives high marks in recent examination

Daniel Purves, Staff Writer

March 30, 2011

Francis Marion University's Nursing Department received the highest possible recommendation from the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC) in a recent examination. "I'm very proud of the faculty, university...

More faculty needed to accommodate growing demand for nurses

Daniel Purves, Staff Writer

March 30, 2011

An expansion to the nursing program at Francis Marion University is waiting on a budgeting decision from South Carolina's House of Representatives. "Every year 40,000 qualified nursing applicants are turned away nationally...