University of Charleston
  1. Dr. Mindy Smith named Dean of School of Health Sciences Charleston, WV – July 1, 2021 – Dr. Mindy Smith has been named Dean of the Bert Bradford School of Health Sciences. She has been serving as Interim Dean since May, 2020. Smith brings more than 15 years of experience in higher education at UC […]

  2. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Ranked as One of the State’s Best by rncareers.org   Charleston, WV – April 15, 2021 – Rncareers.org has ranked the University of Charleston’s BSN program as one of its 2021 “Best Ranked RN Programs in West Virginia.”  The site also ranks the program as number 63 in the […]

  3. WV Drug Intervention Institute Partners with UC School of Pharmacy to Present “Change the Stigma” Conference for Future Health Professionals   Charleston, WV – Health professions majors from campuses throughout West Virginia and the United States are invited to join more than 100 University of Charleston students pursuing degrees in the pharmacy, nursing, physician assistant […]

  4. Degree Designed as Preparation for Becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner   Charleston, WV – March 5, 2021 – The University of Charleston will offer a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree designed to prepare graduates for becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), beginning Fall 2021. The program will be offered online with no more […]

  5. Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Earns Recognition for Student Membership   For the second year in a row, the UC OTA program has earned Gold Level Recognition for student membership in its national professional organization. Based on its 100% Association of Occupational Therapy Assistant student membership, Gold Level Recognition includes acknowledgement of the program in various […]

  6.   UC ADN Program Ranked by Nursing School Hub   The University of Charleston Associate Degree of Nursing program is second in the top 25 Associate Degree in Nursing Programs Ranking for 2021 by Nursing School Hub. “If the Covid-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that we cannot have enough nurses,” stated Ben Davis, […]

  7. Public Notice of Upcoming Accreditation Review Visit by the ACEN   The University of Charleston Capito Department of Nursing wishes to announce that it will host a site visit for continuing accreditation of its Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) programs by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing […]

  8. UC Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Named Simucase Top Team   Charleston WV, December 11, 2020  – The University of Charleston Occupational Therapy Assistant program was the Top Score winner for the Occupational Therapy cases on Simucase for the week of December 7-11, 2020. Simucase is an educational platform that helps students and professionals improve their […]

  9. ADN Program Ranked by nursingdegreesearch.com as #1. Charleston WV – The University of Charleston Associate Degree of Nursing program has been listed as the number one program in West Virginia by nursingdegreesearch.com. Citing the school’s small population, and the awarding of 76 associate degrees in 2018-2019, the website posted: “Our analysis found University of Charleston […]

  10. UC Nursing Ranked Third in WV Registerednursing.org, a nursing advocacy organization, just released its 2020 Best RN Programs. The University of Charleston RN program was ranked third in the state. Citing partnerships, interactive faculty, assignments with other students and collaboration with outside clinicians, the site notes that upon completion, “graduates are geared for success with […]