Amy McClintock, left, student Vincent Mogoi and Alicia Huckstadt.
Photo: Courtesy
Major grant benefits WSU School of Nursing students
Sep 4, 2013 2:39 PM | Print

Thanks to one of the largest School of Nursing grants in the school's history, Wichita State University students who may not have been able to continue their education are able to do so.

A two-year $692,576 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was awarded to Alicia Huckstadt, professor and director of Graduate Programs, School of Nursing, at Wichita State.

Huckstadt, along with graduate program administrative specialist Amy McClintock, manages the grant.

The awards allow the students enrolled in Master of Science in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice degree programs to continue their graduate studies, join the workforce sooner and graduate with less debt. The awards are used for tuition, books, fees and to reduce living expenses.

"This grant has helped me be able to cut down on the amount of hours that I have to work and focus more on my studies," said Gregory Onchoke, a recipient of the award.

Twenty-six family and psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioners students are benefitting from the grant. The grant substantially benefits the health care needs in the state by preparing health care providers in primary care, rural or underserved areas/populations, or public health practice settings.

"It (the award) is one way that can attract more students to work in underserved areas here in the state of Kansas," said Onchoke.

Created on Sep 4, 2013 2:39 PM; Last modified on Sep 4, 2013 4:47 PM
Rhatigan Renewal revives campus life
Innovative splint developed by WSU researchers
WSU finance students study the market in real time
Students feel at home in Shocker Hall
WSU expansion will support job growth, innovation
Wichita State Musical Theater presents 'The Spitfire Grill'
Economic Outlook Conference, Oct. 9
History Department special presentation
Workshop to prepare students for ACT
Wichita State dedicates Beggs Hall
Nursing student workshop to be held at WSU
WSU hosting 'Writing Now, Reading Now' series
WSU to host ACT Math Workshop
David Cabela to speak at WSU forum
Constitution Day activity at WSU
The Elliott School of Communication turns 25
Kansas Council for Economic Education receives grant
Ray to discuss photography at reception
Students, community welcome at WSU outdoor movie
AQR holiday travel forecast: Book early
CEDBR now offers indicators in optimal format
Summer 2014 Academe
Tree planting honors WSU's KBOR anniversary
WSU's Barton School gets new interim dean
WSU School of Nursing one of 100 schools chosen
© 1995-2014 Wichita State University. All rights reserved.
Valid HTML 401