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 pleased that you have chosen to attend Rush to further your education and profession. Rush has a long history of excellence in both academics and clinical practice and offers a stimulating environment rich in cultural diversity.

Be assured that every faculty member as well as every member of the administrative team is eager to help you succeed in your nursing career. That is our commitment to you – to prepare you in the finest tradition of nursing, along with providing you with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if there is any way in which we can be of assistance to you. Your success in the program is important to us. Moreover, we hope you will enjoy the experience as well.

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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