Life in the FNP sequence of the BSN-DNP program: An interview with Jessica Sullivan

MCN's editorial writer Bryanna Tidmarsh (right) sits down with FNP sequence leader Jessica Sullivan (left) to discuss life in the DNP program

Ever wonder what it’s like to work towards a Doctorate of Nursing Practice? Or how to balance going back to school with your family or busy work schedule? We sat down with Dr. Jessica Sullivan—a two-time MCN grad and MCN’s FNP sequence leader for the DNP program—to learn more about how the FNP sequence of the program is structured and who should consider earning a DNP.

Dr. Ali Riaz establishes award for exceptional graduate students

(Left to right) David Crumbaugh ‘73, donor of the Thomas E. Eimermann Professorship, Distinguished Professor Ali Riaz, and Professor Emeritus Thomas Eimermann at the inaugural Thomas E. Eimermann Professorship induction ceremony April 25, 2019.

Gifts that support Illinois State University faculty and staff often continue giving beyond the initial investment. Such was the case with the professorship that would later inspire the newly endowed Ali Riaz Graduate Student Award in the Department of Politics and Government, an annual award that will recognize the best student in Comparative Politics and International Relations.