Welcome to the College of Nursing!

On behalf of the faculty of Rush University College of Nursing, I extend to you our warmest welcome. We are both pleased and honored that you have chosen to further your education at Rush and are committed to having the degree that best prepares you for a rich and fascinating career in nursing and health care. Rush is renowned for its integration of education and practice and you will have the opportunity to work with extraordinary scholars and clinicians throughout your journey in the College of Nursing. Please know that you can feel comfortable calling on me and any other member of the faculty to meet your personal learning needs.

Your success is our success and every member of our faculty and staff will do what it takes to ensure, not only your timely completion of the program, but a quality degree that will groom you for health care leadership.

Again, our warmest welcome to Rush University College of Nursing and the Rush University Medical Center .


Melanie C. Dreher, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

The John L. and Helen Kellogg Dean of the College of Nursing

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