University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL
 The school plans to maintain its higher enrollment levels and will continue to seek funds to support the recruitment of students from underrepresented and disadvantaged backgrounds.

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Round 1: 2008 – 2009
Lakisha Bennett
Melissa Bliss
Neil Chevallier
Lauren Dial
Christine Dickson
Liv Marie Dinoso
Robert Douglas
Patrick Dugger
Peter Guergues
Andrew Heiler
Ashley Irgrom
Stacia Kimbrell
Christopher Lovell
Jason Montgomery
Natalya Nickles
Laurin Proctor
Amber Smathers
Laura Upchurch
Holly Zampieri
Round 2: 2009 – 2010
Emenike Agbim
Catherine Chinkers
Christopher Choquette
Ashley Damond
Christopher Davis
Mary Martha Gantt
Jacqueline Greer
David Higginbotham
Sumayyah Hinton
Kristen Justus
Sara Laubinger
Stephanie Nnamchi
James Norton
Michael Proffitt
Tashiana Roberts
Robert Sarfo
Samantha Thorleifson
Sue-Ann-Marie Tracy
Ellen Triggs
Round 3: 2010 – 2011
Carly Alvarez
Gerald Anieke
Matthew Barnes
Roseline Desuvaristes
Joseph Everette
Christopher Hackmeyer
Katrina Little
Cliffton Parnacott
Robert Petit
Melissa Ragan
Round 4: 2011 – 2012
Teklehaimanot Abraha
Selina Afre
Thea Dennard
Joshua Gray
William Hardin
Mariah McCrear
Lauren Parker
Johanna Prete
Michael Rimes
Somaly Sith
Round 7: 2014 – 2015
Brenden Cogley
Leland Davis
Michael Day
Jada Jackson
William McMurray
Thad Perry
Brien Russell
John Thibodeaux
Ashia Thomas
Elizabeth Williams
 Participating in the NCIN program enabled the school of nursing to increase the diversity of the student body and hire designated faculty for its Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program. After the first year of NCIN grants, the school was able to house the program in a central location on campus. To meet NCIN criteria, nursing faculty developed new teaching strategies to build students’ leadership and mentoring skills. As a result, the school turned out highly capable graduates who have critical decision-making, communication, and relationship-building skills and are prepared to work as members of interprofessional health care teams.


I believe this about nursing… “There is joy in helping people.”   

I believe this about nursing… “It is an amazing opportunity.”