News & Events

San Antonio, TX — April 13, 2018 — Galen College of Nursing (www.galencollege.edu) is pleased to announce the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)…

News / April 13, 2018

— Audio Transcript — My name is Gregory Frodge. I am married with five children. I am a Clinical Instructor here at Galen College and…

Articles / April 2, 2018

Have you ever thought about becoming a nurse? Although you may be in a different field do your inner thoughts push you towards choosing a…

Articles / March 28, 2018

Nursing school is time-consuming and can be challenging and stressful. Remember to take care of your heart while you are learning to care for others…

Articles / February 27, 2018

Galen College of Nursing announced today exciting growth with a new nursing degree program and a brand new campus location coming summer of 2018. Offering…

News / February 26, 2018

If you’re currently serving as a nurse – or are considering becoming one – you should be proud. It’s the country’s most trusted profession. Again….

Articles / February 12, 2018

January 4, 2018, Louisville, KY – Galen College of Nursing is proud to announce that Chief Executive Officer Mark Vogt has accepted a position on…

News / January 4, 2018

How Military Veteran Mauricio Alvarez found his ideal civilian career path. After dedicating nearly nine years to military service, Mauricio Alvarez found support, camaraderie, and…

News / December 14, 2017

Gaining the skills and confidence a nurse needs to work with patients requires a lot of hands-on experience. But you can’t start out practicing complicated…

News / September 7, 2017

When nursing is your career, a burnout can most definitely happen. But by following these tips and truly learning what a nursing burnout is, you…

Articles / July 25, 2017

Vanessa K. Williams-Harvey, MSN, RN, Galen College of Nursing faculty member with the Louisville campus, has just recently published (June 16, 2017) her first book,…

Articles / July 17, 2017

March 27, 2017 – Louisville, KY – Galen College of Nursing announced today that Joan Frey, EdD, MSN, BS has accepted the position of Academic…

/ March 27, 2017

San Antonio, TX, March 15, 2017 – Galen College of Nursing opened its doors to a newly expanded and renovated San Antonio campus, a 70,000-square-foot…

/ March 15, 2017

February 1, 2017 – Hazard, KY – Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) and Galen College of Nursing announced today a partnership to offer an associate degree…

Uncategorized / January 31, 2017

In the world of online learning, not all online courses are equal. Galen College of Nursing has made it a focus of our Online RN…

Articles / July 18, 2016

LOUISVILLE, KY — June 3, 2016 — Today, Galen College of Nursing announces the accreditation of its Online RN to BSN program by the Commission…

/ June 3, 2016

Nursing holds top slots in America’s best jobs. In the old days, when you heard “nursing can take you anywhere,” the phrase usually described a…

News / June 2, 2016

The numbers are in, and nurses get the “win.” Again. In a 2015 survey asking respondents to rank 11 career fields for ethical standards and…

/ April 13, 2016

Louisville, Ky. — April 7, 2016 — Galen College of Nursing (www.galencollege.edu) is pleased to announce the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) has…

/ April 7, 2016

As nurses, our primary concern is ensuring the safety of our patients, but we don’t start out knowing the best way to accomplish that mission….

/ March 17, 2016

We may keep hearing about the nursing shortage, but have you ever wondered what’s behind it? The potential for a nursing shortage isn’t a new…

/ February 5, 2016

Great news for nurses – nursing continues to rank highly on best jobs in the U.S. list! You’ve probably already heard that nurses rank at…

/ January 28, 2016

Online learning isn’t easy for everyone and can present a slew of new challenges not seen in the traditional classroom. As technology advances and more…

/ January 21, 2016

Great nurses don’t just happen, they carefully grow with the help of teachers, leaders and mentors.  Galen knows the dedication our leaders and faculty put…

/ November 23, 2015

It’s not the first thing that springs to mind when thinking about going to nursing school, but Institutional Effectiveness (IE) is a key department in…

/ November 11, 2015

Deciding on a career path is tough, there are so many choices. Even when you’ve narrowed it down to a field like healthcare, the options…

/ September 30, 2015

August 6, 2015 – Louisville, Ky – Galen College of Nursing is proud to announce the election of Fran Roberts, PhD, RN, FAAN, to the…

/ August 6, 2015

July 17, 2015 – Louisville, Ky – Galen College of Nursing is proud to announce that it has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher…

/ July 17, 2015

June 30, 2015 – Louisville, Ky – Galen College of Nursing is proud to announce that Board of Directors Chair Kathryn Mershon, MSN, RN, CNAA,…

/ June 30, 2015

June 16, 2015 – Louisville, Ky. – Quality Matters (QM), a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer-review process that certifies the quality of online courses, has recognized…

/ June 16, 2015

The nursing field is changing faster than today’s trending topics, and we’re here to help keep you in the conversation. Industry trends (as called for…

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May 8, 2015 (Louisville, KY) — Every year, National Nurses Week focuses attention on the diverse ways America’s 3.1 million registered nurses work to save…

/ May 11, 2015

The decision to go back to school can be a tough one to make. Maybe you’re worried that too much time has passed, or you…

/ May 5, 2015

Galen ADN student Sonia Lisee looks back at her clinical experience on an ICU floor, and describes how it helped her build confidence and taught…

Articles / March 25, 2015

So – You’ve made the call, spoken to your nursing college of choice and have made an appointment to visit with the Admissions team. Congratulations! The…

Articles / February 20, 2015

So – You’ve made the call, spoken to your nursing college of choice and have made an appointment to visit with the Admissions team. Congratulations! The…

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February 11, 2015–San Antonio, TX – Galen College of Nursing San Antonio student Ramon Selvera jumped to the aid of an injured driver and passenger….

/ February 11, 2015

Nursing is an incredibly diverse profession with opportunities to grow in various specialty areas; cardiac care, education, labor and delivery, nursing management, and pediatrics, just to name…

/ January 30, 2015

It’s been said that we learn by doing, and nursing is unquestionably a profession in which possessing knowledge and information can only get you so far. Simulation and…

/ January 20, 2015

The people have spoken. And nurses are listening.  Americans have once again rated nurses highest on honesty and ethical standards in this year’s Gallup poll….

/ January 13, 2015

Though it can be physically exhausting, and often times a true test of your strength, nursing offers unique emotional fulfillments unlike any other career path….

/ January 5, 2015

Are you prepared for the future of nursing? Here’s a fact that may not be so easy to swallow – Due to the continuing evolution of the…

/ December 31, 2014

As the Marketing Director at Galen, you can imagine I’d be excited about our new blog.  So much so, that I agreed to write something…

/ December 23, 2014

Nursing school is a commitment; it is an emotional, financial and personal investment.  You have the heart and the desire to become a great nurse,…

/ December 16, 2014

What You Need to Know About Evidence-based practice (EBP) and Information Literacy If you’re already a nurse or nursing student, you may already know a…

/ December 9, 2014

“Happiness consists in giving, and in serving others.” – Henry Drummond   Each quarter, Galen College of Nursing’s Student Nurse Association begins the heartfelt and…

/ December 2, 2014

Let’s face it – no matter what it is, when you’re about to make a huge life change, knowing what to expect can ease the…

Articles / November 24, 2014

When it comes to getting noticed, first impressions matter. The pressure of today’s competitive job market can sometimes knock you off balance when you’re searching for…

/ November 17, 2014

Tampa Campus: Lisa Flanagan, Instructor (LPN Program) What’s the #1 most played song on your iPod? I absolutely love listening to music! To pick just one…

/ November 3, 2014

Tampa Campus: Lisa Flanagan, Instructor (LPN Program) What’s the #1 most played song on your iPod? I absolutely love listening to music! To pick just one…

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October 8, 2014 — (Louisville, KY) — Galen College of Nursing is pleased to announce it achieved accreditation by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). ANCC…

/ October 8, 2014

Louisville, Ky. – May 6, 2014 – Galen College of Nursing, a multi-campus and online educational institution based in Louisville, Ky., is launching a new online…

/ May 6, 2014

Washington, DC, January 24, 2014 — Galen College of Nursing, a multi-campus and online educational institution based in Louisville, KY, has made a generous grant…

/ January 14, 2014

December 11, 2013 – Louisville, KY – Galen College of Nursing has appointed Dr. Steve Hyndman to the position of Senior Vice President and Provost….

/ December 11, 2013

October 24, 2013 – Louisville, KY – Galen College of Nursing has opened a 3,000 sq. ft. simulation center at its River Green campus, to…

/ October 24, 2013

October 4, 2013 – LOUISVILLE, KY – Galen College of Nursing is pleased to announce that Joan L. Frey, EdD, RN, has been re-elected to…

/ October 4, 2013

September 18, 2013 – LOUISVILLE, KY – Galen College of Nursing is pleased to announce that Patricia A. Mahoney, MSN, RN, CNE has been inducted…

/ September 18, 2013

Louisville, Ky. — Galen College of Nursing has been awarded regional accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). This…

/ July 30, 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Galen College of Nursing was named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor…

/ March 29, 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky., January 22, 2013 – – – Beginning in April, Galen College of Nursing will offer an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program for…

/ January 22, 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky., January 4, 2013—-Today, Galen College of Nursing announces that Steve Hyndman, Vice President of Online has been appointed as the Public Commissioner of…

/ January 4, 2013

SAN ANTONIO, TX (May 25, 2012) – – -Galen College of Nursing is expanding its campus by more than one-third to meet increased student demand…

/ May 25, 2012

TAMPA BAY, Fla. [April 16, 2012] – – The former Galen School of Nursing, which has been educating nurses in the Tampa Bay area since…

/ April 16, 2012

Washington, D.C., April 9, 2012 – –  The Corporation for National and Community Service and the U.S. Department of Education today honored the nation’s leading…

/ April 9, 2012

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, March 7, 2012 – – Vivian C. Lilly, PhD., MBA, RN, has been appointed as dean of the Galen College of Nursing…

/ March 7, 2012

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (February 29, 2012) – – – Galen College of Nursing has been awarded candidacy status for accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges…

/ February 29, 2012

LOUISVILLE, Ky., November 15, 2011 – – Galen College of Nursing today unveiled an innovative online option for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) who want to…

/ November 15, 2011

LOUISVILLE, Ky., October 12, 2011 – – Galen College of Nursing has been honored with the Republic Bank We CARE Award for demonstrating through its…

/ October 12, 2011

St. Petersburg, Fla., July 18, 2011 – Beginning August 15, Galen School of Nursing will offer an RN program for students interested in earning an…

/ July 18, 2011

LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 6, 2011 – – – Galen College of Nursing has appointed Stephanie A. French as the director of communications and marketing, bringing…

/ July 6, 2011

LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 6, 2011 – Galen College of Nursing has appointed Debra Rayman, RN, to career services coordinator. Rayman brings more than 30 years…

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CINCINNATI, Ohio – June 15, 2011 – Galen College of Nursing faculty member Taylor Musselman, BSN, was chosen for the DAISY Faculty Award, sponsored by…

/ June 15, 2011

LOUISVILLE, KY. – June 1, 2011 – Galen College of Nursing has been named to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the…

/ June 1, 2011

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – March 14, 2011 – Galen College of Nursing announced that Shirley S. Chater, PhD, RN, FAAN, former president of Texas Woman’s University…

/ March 14, 2011

TAMPA BAY, Fla. – December 2, 2010 – Galen School of Nursing in St. Petersburg is top among its competition, based on recently released statistics…

/ December 2, 2010

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – October 18, 2010 – Galen College of Nursing Louisville campus dean Joan L. Frey, EdD, MSN, RN, has been elected secretary of…

/ October 18, 2010

LOUISVILLE, KY. – September 9, 2010 – Spalding University and Galen College of Nursing today announced an articulation agreement that will enable Galen associate degree…

/ September 9, 2010

CINCINNATI, Ohio – June 10, 2010 – Galen College of Nursing today announced that Mary Ellen Kelley, MSN, MEd, RN, APN, CNS, has been named…

/ June 10, 2010

TAMPA BAY, Fla. – January 11, 2010 – Galen School of Nursing today announced it has opened a new 36,000-square-foot campus that nearly doubles the…

/ January 11, 2010

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – November 9, 2009 – Galen School of Nursing Assistant Dean Bobbi Martin is one of only 10 educators selected to participate…

/ November 9, 2009

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – November 5, 2009 – Galen College of Nursing will graduate its first class of students who have completed the RN program…

/ November 5, 2009

LOUISVILLE, KY. – April 2, 2009 – Galen College of Nursing today announced the hiring of a Dean of Online Education and a Director of…

/ April 2, 2009

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – December 5, 2008 – The Council on Occupational Education (COE) recognized Galen College of Nursing for completing 25 years of accredited status…

/ December 5, 2008

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – September 30, 2008 – Galen College of Nursing – formerly known as Galen Health Institute School of Nursing – announced today…

/ September 30, 2008

LOUISVILLE, KY. – May 19, 2008 – Galen College of Nursing today announced that accomplished nurse educator Joan L. Frey, EdD, RN, CNAA, has been…

/ May 19, 2008

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – January 5, 2008 – Dr. Susan Garbutt and Ms. Bobbie Martin of Galen School of Nursing have been chosen for the…

/ January 5, 2008

(Cincinnati, OH) – June 5, 2007 – Galen College of Nursing is proud to announce its new campus in the greater Cincinnati area, located at…

/ June 5, 2007

Louisville, KY – Dr. Ruth D. Corcoran, EdD, RN, has joined the board of directors for Galen College of Nursing, one of the nation’s largest…

/ March 26, 2007

Louisville, Kentucky, July 31, 2006 – The inaugural class of registered nurses from Galen College of Nursing’s newly established Registered Nursing Program received their Associate…

/ July 31, 2006

Louisville, Kentucky, September 8, 2005 — Galen College of Nursing is opening a new state-of-the-art nursing campus at the City View Center Building, 1031 Zorn…

/ September 8, 2005
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