Events Calendar

April 1, 2017 - April 30, 2017

March 2017
May 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

Nursing Schools Expo
Location: UMass Worcester, Albert Sherman Center
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Nursing Expo 2017

Do you know a high school student interested in nursing? The Nursing Schools Expo hosted by the Worcester Nursing Pipeline Consortium and The University of Massachusetts Graduate School of Nursing will be held on Monday, April 3, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. in the UMass Worcester, Albert Sherman Center. This is a free event for high school students interested in nursing as a career, their parents, teachers and guidance counselors. The event will include 12 Nursing Schools with exhibits, admission coordinators and nursing students along with a program highlighting different aspects of nursing as a career for life.

For more information or to REGISTER FOR THE EVENT, contact or 508-856-3399 by 3/30/17. Please click here to view the flyer.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Why Geriatrics?
Location: AS1-2130 East
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Alice Bonner

You are invited to a faculty/student dinner with Alice Bonner on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in AS1-2130 East. She will give a brief talk titled “Why Geriatrics?” followed by an informal question-and-answer period.

Please RSVP regarding the dinner only to (or by phone at 508-791-7392) no later than Friday, March 31st.




Thursday, April 13, 2017

Dissertation Defense Presented by: Akwasi Duah
Location: Albert Sherman Center AS8-2072
Time: 3:00 pm

Dissertation Defense Presented by:  Akwasi Duah

"Lived Experience of Caregivers of Relatives with Alcohol and Opiate Dependence"

RSVP to or 508 856-3399 by 4/12/17 if you plan to attend.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Dissertation Defense Presented by : Stephanie Griggs
Location: Lazare Research Building, Michelson Conference Room (RB-1-101)
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Dissertation Defense Presented by: Stephanie Griggs

"The relationship between hope, core self-evaluations, emotional well-being, sexual risk taking, substance use, and academic performance in freshman university student"

 Please RSVP to or 508 856-3399 by 4/13/17 if you plan to attend.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

DNP Capstone Presentation
Time: 9:00 AM

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

NONPF Conference
Location: Washington DC
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

NONPF Conference - April 19th-23rd in Washington DC.  

Six GSN faculty will be presenting abstracts.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Dissertation Defense Presented by: Helen Flaherty
Location: Place Albert Sherman Center (AS7-2072)
Time: 4:00 p.m.

Dissertation Defense Presented by:  Helen Flaherty

"Informal Caregivers' Experience During Acute Exacerbation of COPD in Older Adults"

Please RSVP to or 508 856-3399 by 4/26/2017 if you plan to attend.

Dissertation Defense Presented by: Michele Griswold
Location: Albert Sherman Center (AS6-2072)
Time: 1:00 p.m.

Dissertation Defense Presented by: Michele Griswold

"Experiences of Racism and Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration among First-Time Mothers of the Black Women's Health Study"

Please RSVP to or 508 856-3399 by 4/26/17 of you plan to attend.

3rd Massachusetts Regional Caring Science Consortium Conference
Hosted by: Graduate School of Nursing, UMass Worcester
Location: 333 South Street, Shrewsbury MA, Auditorium
Time: 7:30am - 12 Noon

"Caring Science in Action:  The Healing Power of the Caring Moment"

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Arts, Humanism, and Caregiving symposium
Location: 6 Institute Rd, Worcester, MA
Time: 7:45 AM - 3:00 PM

The symposium is about caregiving and caregivers – what we can do for those in need and what we can do about caring for ourselves. We will tell you surprising – maybe even dazzling – things we can do for those in need, and how that all works. This event is free to students and residents. Please click here to view flyer.

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