Students can now register online using the Intercampus Student Information System (iSiS).
For additional information, visit these websites:
There are six scholarships and one nursing internship available within the Nursing Department:
The Shirley M. Cyronis Nursing Scholarship is awarded to a senior in recognition of superior academic achievement, proficiency in the clinical setting and leadership.
The Madonna Schromm Memorial Scholarship Award is given to recognize a senior nursing student who demonstrates the qualities of commitment and dedication to nursing which were characteristic of the honoree.
The Solomont Family Nursing Scholarship is provided by the Solomont Family, owners and managers of nursing homes in the Greater Lowell and the Merrimack Valley. The award is given to a senior nursing student who shows superior promise as a professional nurse and whose economic circumstances warrant their receiving scholarship assistance.
The Patricia Tyra Scholarship Award is presented to a senior nursing student who has a career goal of psychiatric or community health nursing and interest in pursuing advanced studies in nursing.
The Shalin Wu Scholarship is awarded to the sophomore nursing student with the highest grade point average at the end of the freshman year
The Shalin Wu Internship provides a stipend to a sophomore nursing student to provide visitation services to local nursing home residents throughout the school year. The intent of the donor is to provide companionship to nursing home residents while offering the recipient a valuable experience in preparation for clinical nursing studies.
The May Futrell Scholarship Endowment provides an award to graduate students based on a statement of need and testimony about the impact that the award would have on their nursing education and career.
Also check the American Association of Colleges Nursing website for scholarship and financial aid information for undergraduate, graduate and post graduate nursing students.
Student Nurses Association (SNA)
The student nurses association is a recognized student organization that provides socialization, peer support and mentorship to nursing students at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. The student nurse association is an extension of the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA). All students in the department of nursing are welcomed to join. The SNA also participates in university events and conducts service projects for the community. This organization is supported by faculty advisors from the department of nursing (Faculty Advisor: Laurie Soroken).
Graduate Student Organization of the Department of Nursing (GSO/DON)
The GSO/DON is a key student organization available for all graduate nursing students. It operates under the Constitution of the University's Graduate Student Association. Objectives include facilitating professional and social networking among students and faculty, participating in the annual Graduate Student Research Symposium, appointing student representation to Department committees, and orienting new students to the University. The Nursing GSO sponsors lunches and events for students and faculty each semester to allow for meeting these objectives. Officers are elected yearly.
Men in Nursing
The purpose of American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN) is to provide a framework for nurses as a group to meet, discuss, and influence factors which affect men as nurses. AAMN is a national organization with local chapters recognized and sanctioned under the Bylaws of AAMN. However Chapters may have independent bylaws and a separate dues structure. Membership in the national organization does not require membership in a local chapter.
Nursing Department Committees
Students are encouraged to become members and representatives to the following Department of Nursing standing and ad hoc committees: the Department of Nursing Committee, the Graduate Nursing Program Committee, the Baccalaureate Nursing Program Committee, Faculty Affairs Committee, and the Student Affairs Committee. Students may be elected or appointed by the student body. Terms are for one academic year.