Project BEYOND-2 seeks to encourage students from underrepresented backgrounds to pursue a rewarding career in professional nursing. As a nursing student, you will join a community of support at the Marquette University College of Nursing. Faculty, advisers and community leaders will assist you in achieving academic success.
An intensive, on-campus, four-day summer session to begin socialization and readiness for college; it focuses on note-taking, study skills, test-taking strategies, giving presentations, professional writing, using university resources, applying for scholarships and accessing faculty assistance
Sessions include alternating structured and non-structured sessions and presentations from faculty, students, university leaders, support services, and other community leaders; non-structured sessions where students can ask questions, request discussion topics and conduct study groups
The opportunity to be assigned a nurse mentor for a student's BSN education; mentors are Marquette faculty and professional nurses from the community, health care system. Contact Terrie Garcia, Project Coordinator: 414-288-3822.
Assistance for students from diverse backgrounds who are eligible to apply and given additional help.
This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number D19HP28487, Increasing Diversity and Innovations with Next Generation Nurses. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA,HHS or the U.S. Government.