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Welcome to Jacksonville State University Department of Nursing’s 50th Anniversary website! In 2017, JSU Nursing celebrates 50 years of nursing excellence. For the past 50 years, JSU Nursing has provided world-class nursing education to individuals wishing to enter the nursing profession or expand their current nursing career. On this site, you can learn more about the rich history of JSU Nursing, our 50th anniversary celebration, and how you can be part of JSU Nursing’s global impact on healthcare. Join us as we celebrate and explore JSU Nursing by clicking on the sections below!

Our History

Over the decades, JSU Nursing has evolved from a new nursing school to the vibrant institution that we know today, with baccalaureate, master’s, and doctorate degree programs. We did not get here overnight! The process of becoming a leader in nursing education has required work and dedication. This process has also left us with our own unique JSU Nursing history

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Collage of pictures from Wallace Hall, past and present.
JSU Nursing has reached many milestones through the years. Discover more about when everything happened by viewing JSU Nursing’s historical timeline.

My JSU Nursing Story

It has been said that story telling is how we pass along our history. In JSU Nursing’s history, there have been many stories of how we got to where we are today. Use the link above to read how some of our JSU Nursing family express “My JSU Nursing Story”.

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Pictures from former nursing students at the simlab with faculty member

50 for 50

At some point in life, everyone will need the expert care of a nurse…our family, our friends, or ourselves. Additionally, at some point in life, we all have an opportunity to be part of making the world a better place for us all. It is JSU Nursing’s goal is to make a positive impact in healthcare. We invite everyone to partner with JSU Nursing in this journey. Consider being a part of something great at JSU Nursing.

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Picture of nursing student Jeffery Hughes receives Lela Blocker Nursing Scholarship
Nursing Student Jeffrey Hughes receives Lela Blocker Sarrell Nursing Scholarship

Upcoming 50TH Anniversary Events

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