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In memoriam.

Mona L. White of Delta College, who served the NLN as chair of the Task Group on the Recruitment and Retention of Students, died suddenly this spring. A scholarship fund has been established in her honor. Checks may be made payable to Delta College and mailed to the Foundation Office, Delta College, 1961 Delta Road, University, MI 48710. Please indicate that the check is for the Mona White Memorial Scholarship.

John D. Arce, a senior pursuing a baccalaureate degree at Charleston Southern University, SC, has been elected president of the National Student Nurses' Association. Mr. Arce has been on active duty with the U.S. Navy and is pursuing nursing through the Navy Medical Commissioning Program.

Dorothy Detlor, PhD, RN, dean of the Intercollegiate College of Nursing/ Washington State University College of Nursing, has been elected president of the Washington Center of Nursing, a newly established organization developed to provide information, recruitment, and retention resources to respond to the nursing shortage.

The School of Nursing at Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, has honored Edna Alice Fagin on her 90th birthday. Ms, Fagin, who was recognized by the NLN as Nurse of the Year in 1981, helped lay the groundwork for the school's shift from a diploma to a baccalaureate program. She is founder of a distinguished professorship in her honor.

Bonnie Gance-Cleveland, PhD, PNP, BC, has been installed as the newly created John Boyd Family Endowed Chair in Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Brenda Smith Jackson, PhD, RN, associate professor and associate dean for undergraduate programs at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, has been appointed to the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners.

Esperanza V. Joyce, EdD, RN, CNS, has joined Ohio University as assistant vice president for nursing education and director of the School of Nursing. She leaves Our Lady of the lake College, Baton Rouge, LA, where she was dean and professor of nursing.

Margaret A. McGill, MN, CNM, an instructor at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville,TN, has been elected to the board of directors of the American College of Nurse Midwives. She represents nine southern states as liaison between the board and the region.

Mary Gritzmaker Schira, PhD, ACNP, APRN, BC, associate clinical professor at the University of Texas School of Nursing, Arlington, has been awarded the Ron Brady Memorial Award for Excellence in Volunteer Leadership and the Nephrology Nurse Educator Award by the American Nephrology Nurses' Association. The ANNA also recognized the contributions of Rebecca S. Sloan, PhD, RN, associate professor at the Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, presenting her with the Nephrology Nurse Researcher Award.

LET US HEAR FROM YOU With our September/October 2004 issue, NURSING EDUCATION PERSPECTIVES will launch Faculty Notes, a new column that expands on our traditional Announcements column. With Faculty Notes, we hope to share your accomplishments, publications, promotions, and awards with our readers. We will also include an In Memoriam column. Please keep us up to date on what you are doing. Write to leslie Block, managing editor of Nursing Education Perspectives,
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Publication:Nursing Education Perspectives
Date:Jul 1, 2004
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