South University Faculty, Student and Alumna Team Up for Published Article
A South University faculty member, student and alumna have teamed up to publish an article on the impact video vignettes play when applying for a pharmacy residency.
School of Pharmacy faculty member Kendric Ware, PharmD and Doctor of Pharmacy student Hannah Stroud worked with alumna Jessica Johnson, PharmD for the article published by “Innovations in Pharmacy.”
The article discusses the advantages of including video vignettes in the pharmacy residency process, and concludes that the videos are a way for candidates to set themselves apart from others applying for the same opportunity.
To read the article, please visit: http://pubs.lib.umn.edu/innovations/vol8/iss3/2/
Dr. Ware is an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Stroud is a Doctor of Pharmacy student at South University, Columbia. Johnson is a 2015 Doctor of Pharmacy graduate from South University, Columbia.
South University Faculty Member Appointed by Governor to State Board of Nursing
South University, Novi faculty member Kristen Ahrens, DNP has been appointed to the Michigan Board of Nursing by that state’s governor.
Ahrens will serve as the representative of the state’s nurse practitioners on the 24-member board that is part of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. The board is responsible for establishing the state’s qualifications for nurse licensure and approving nursing education standards. It also has the authority to take action against licensees when warranted.
In addition to her adjunct faculty duties in the South University College of Nursing and Public Health, Ahrens is a pediatric nurse practitioner for Detroit Country Day Schools.
South University Granted Membership in National CyberWatch Center
University Joins Other Leaders in Tackling Growing Issue of Cyber Threats
SAVANNAH, Ga., -- September 28, 2017 -- South University has been granted membership in the National CyberWatch Center, an organization dedicated to furthering both information security education and the cybersecurity profession.
National CyberWatch Center members include higher education institutions, government agencies and businesses. South University now joins members from around the country who are on the forefront of educating and preparing a specialized workforce that will be key in preventing cybersecurity breaches and handling the growing issue of cyber threats.
“Cybersecurity impacts each one of us, and the effect of a security breach can be severe,” said South University College of Business Dean Cheryl Noll, Ph.D. “We are excited to join this group of leaders dedicated to making sure our country has a workforce prepared to meet the challenges of protecting our personal data, business operations and every other aspect of our lives that are vulnerable to a cyber-attack.”
In addition, a South University faculty member has been chosen to serve on a panel developing guidelines for cybersecurity programs at colleges and universities. Angelo Thalassinidis, Ph.D., has been named to the National CyberWatch Center’s Curriculum Standards Panel. Thalassinidis is the chair of South University’s Department of Information Systems and Technology.