Orange County Student Receives Award at the University of Mount Olive

Orange County Student Receives Award at the University of Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -An Orange County student was recognized for her achievements at the University of Mount Olive’s Annual Awards Ceremony. 


Brittany Hill of Hillsborough received the Graduate Nursing Student of the Year. Hill is a senior nursing major.  This award is given to a graduating Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) student with a GPA of 3.8 or higher. The student must: (1) demonstrate professional values in advanced practice roles, including the responsibility for continuing professional growth and development, (2) utilize an array of skills, techniques, and new technology to effectively develop, design, and evaluate nursing and healthcare education programs in a variety of settings, (3) incorporate knowledge and skills in nursing management models, healthcare finance, human and material resource allocation, delivery paradigms, quality and technology management, and productivity, and (4) integrate adult learning theories and research from nursing education and related disciplines to facilitate learning, through the creation of learning environments, that facilitate learners’ self-reflection, personal goal setting, and socialization to the role of the nurse.

The University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The University, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Research Triangle Park, Washington, Jacksonville, at Smithfield at Johnston Community College, and online.  For more information, visit www.umo.edu.

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