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Mary Black School of Nursing Newsletter

Dear Alumni and Friends:

Front PageImproving the health of the people of the Upstate and surrounding regions, the nation and also the world through quality educational programs has been the primary mission of the Mary Black School of Nursing for 40 years. Our vision and the number of graduates providing quality care continue to grow.
The commitment of the School of Nursing to “make a difference” in the lives of individuals, families and communities has never waivered. What is changing and innovative are the ways in which we educate our students. Technological advances allow faculty to simulate real world situations in labs and classrooms and enable students to pursue the baccalaureate degree from all parts of the state.

We would like to personally invite you to visit us and see what we are up to! You’ll be impressed!

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    Katharine Gibb, Ed.D., MSN, RN

    Dean, Mary Black School of Nursing

    Deborah K. Charnley, Ph.D., RN
    Associate Dean, Spartanburg Campus

    Sonya Blevins, DNP, RN, CMSRN, CNE

    Associate Dean, Greenville Campus  

    Terri Whitaker, M.Ed.
    Director of Nursing Student Services
    Advisor for four-year, BSN track

    Lynette M. Gibson, Ph.D., RN

    Director of Research in Nursing

    Trish Wade
    RN-BSN Advisor 

    Giving Nursing


    BSN (Four-Year Track) Application Instructions
    Accepting Spring 2017 
    applications from
    March 1 to May 31, 2016

    Re-Admission Application: Four-Year Track Only
    Application Deadlines:
    May 1 for spring semester
    Dec 1 for fall semester
    Admission Requirements

    RN-BSN Application/Reapplication 

    Application Deadline Spring: November 15

    Application Deadline Fall: May 15

    Additional Information
    Nursing Student Handbook
    Prerequisites for Four-Year Track
    Prerequisites for RN-BSN Track
    BSN Policies and Curricula
    FAQ: Four-Year Track

    Contact Us
    USC Upstate
    Mary Black School of Nursing
    800 University Way
    Spartanburg, SC 29303
    Phone: 864-503-5440

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