Dr. Mary Ellen Glasgow, dean of Duquesne's School of Nursing, will speak at the University on April 8 as part of the United Pittsburgh speaker series.

She will present Where Does the Buck Stop? at 6:30 p.m. on April 8 in room 104 of College Hall.

As dean, Glasgow significantly expanded the school's research and scholarship programs, increasing enrollment and NCLEX-RN scores. The school is recognized as a national leader in nursing education, emphasizing social justice, digital technologies, and graduates with strong ethical reasoning skills. She recently led the development of the first dual undergraduate Biomedical Engineering and Nursing Program in the country.

An innovator in nursing and health professions both nationally and internationally, Glasgow created a BSN Co-op Program, BSN Accelerated Career Entry Program, Pathway to Health Professions Program, and other forward-thinking educational programs while at Drexel University. She also advanced online pedagogy developing one of the largest online nursing programs in the country. She previously served as associate editor for Oncology Nursing Forum, where she was responsible for the Leadership and Professional Development Feature.

United Pittsburgh is a new initiative developed by Duquesne's Center for Catholic Faith and Culture that combines academic courses with a free public speaker series. It focuses on collaboration with the community by providing new insights into Catholic social teaching and promoting civic awareness among the University's students, faculty and staff. These community forums are open to the public and free of charge.

Details about United Pittsburgh, the speaker series and registration are available online or by contacting the CCFC at (412) 396-1595 or ccfc@duq.edu.

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April 05, 2019