News and Events


UIC College of Nursing BSN students participated in their first clinical simulations at the MCLI. The simulations allowed students the opportunity to care for simulated patients in a safe learning environment. Medication administration and oxygenation were the focus and the students enjoyed the opportunity to apply what they have learned in their first semester of the BSN program.


 UIC, UIS, Memorial Health System Partnership Aiming to Fix Nursing Shortage – ABC News Channel 20


DNP is the best next step for RNs – Article written by Krista Jones, DNP, APHN, RN and Cynthia Reese, PhD, RN, CNE


First cohort of UIS BSN students featured in Memorial Medical Center’s Employee Newsletter Memo! (Page 7)


Pre-Nursing Living and Learning Community Coming to UIS! – The Journal


Partnership to Make a Difference in Healthcare in Central Illinois.

Dr. Cynthia Reese, Regional Director for the UIC College of Nursing’s Springfield Campus explains in this short video how the partnership with Memorial Health System will serve to “make a difference in the healthcare of the citizens of central Illinois”.


Illinois at No. 2 on list of best states for nurses

Illinois jumped to the No. 2 spot on WalletHub’s yearly list of the best states for nurses!   Washington state was at the top of the rankings, which accounted for 14 nursing measures, such as pay, job openings and number of facilities per capita.


UIC’s Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner programs are ranked in the Top Ten for Graduate Nursing Schools by U.S. News & World Report!


UIC rose into the top 200 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings!

UIC ranked No. 200 among more than 1,300 institutions globally on the list, which evaluates research-intensive universities on their core missions of teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.