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Nursing Newsletters

The Synapse is the annual Bethel University Nursing Department newsletter sent to all nursing alumni. This is one way alumni from each of our programs can stay up-to-date with all things BU Nursing, including faculty, programs, current students, other alumni, job opportunities, and more.

Fall 2023 (pdf)

Exciting new lab space for the Post-Baccalaureate Program, pinning ceremonies, new home birth simulation and ultrasound training introduction, impressive student and faculty accomplishments, alumni highlights, faculty retirements, and more.

Summer 2022 (pdf)

Bethel graduates first Post-Baccalaureate Program cohort, CAS announces a new Pharmacology course, the 2024 Nursing class is dedicated, lots of BSNA and NCF updates, and more.

Summer 2021 (pdf)

Bethel announces the new undergraduate Nursing, Social Work, and Community Health Department, the Nurse-Midwifery Program is seeking ACME accreditation, faculty are doing exciting and vital work in Uganda, faculty and alumni highlights, and more.

Summer 2020 (pdf)

New pathway for Bethel students working toward their Doctor of Nursing Practice, update from nursing alumni in the field, cutting-edge faculty research, retired faculty highlight, and more.

Summer 2019 (pdf)

Bethel's undergraduate Nursing degree moves from a B.S. to a B.S.N., NCF New Graduates Mentorship pilot program announced, faculty and student highlights, faculty retirements, and more.

Amanda Voss King's address to the Nursing Class of 2021

Spring 2018 (pdf)

New Doctorate of Nursing Practice program announced, faculty perspectives, new faculty and retires, and more.

Spring 2017 (pdf)

Accreditation update, Jone Tiffany induction into NLN Academy of Nursing Education, new faculty and staff, student spotlight, and more. 

Spring 2016 (pdf)

Jone Tiffany receives unique certification, Marjorie Schaffer retires, the first Nurse-Midwifery cohort nears graduation, and more.

Spring 2015 (pdf)

Department celebrates 30 years, White Coat Ceremony grant, M.S. Nurse Educator expands online, and more.

Spring 2014 (pdf)

Announcement of Nurse-Midwifery Program, simulation experiences, Karen Drake named Distinguished Nurse of the Year, and more. 

Spring 2013 (pdf)

Master's degree change, Uganda Christian University celebrates first graduating class, Maureen Juarez retires, and more.

Fall 2010 (pdf)

Larson Family Nursing Center, changes to undergraduate curriculum, Edgren Scholars Award, and more.

Spring 2010 (pdf)

Marjorie Schaffer named University Professor, Uganda Christian University master's students visit Bethel, and more.

Fall 2009 (pdf)

New lab unveiled, partnership with Norwegian university, new curriculum, and more.