Leaders in Care

Advancing Education for Bull Nurses

Leaders in Care

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The USF College of Nursing is excited to introduce Leaders in Care, an annual giving campaign to advance the education of our Bull Nurses! The mission of the USF College of Nursing is to provide innovation and leadership in preparing 21st-century nurses to demonstrate excellence in research, education, and clinical care while promoting health and wellness in our community and around the world. 

Through Leaders in Care, we invite you to join us in innovating the student experience for tomorrow’s nurse leaders. 

Our first featured project, Peds to Succeed: Improving Health Outcomes for At-Risk Communities, is a student-centered, faculty-led pediatric intervention program where nursing students assess and address health needs of children in the local Tampa communities of Sulphur Springs and Robles Park. Through this program, our Bull Nurses get a view of the world outside the textbook and medical center walls while creating joy and opportunity for children in need. Your gift will not only positively impact these young patients, but additionally, their families and the community at large. Therefore, you have the ability to enhance the education of the next wave of nursing and healthcare professionals, improving wellness and health outcomes today and in the future.

Perhaps the most exciting opportunity is that three-time alumna and past professor, Dr. Debra Friedrich and her husband, Daniel, have generously offered to match all gifts up to $25,000, dollar for dollar, to the Leaders in Care program this year. You can double your impact and help innovate student success for Bull Nurses by making your gift today. 

  • $1,000 or more – Dean’s Leadership Level (includes invitation to a VIP dinner hosted by Dean Victoria L. Rich)
  • $250 – Gold Society
  • $100 – Green Society

USF faculty and staff: You can make your gift via credit card (below) or payroll deduction for fund # 270048 College of Nursing Leaders in Care Fund. Your gift will also count as your USF Faculty & Staff Campaign contribution for the 2018-19 academic year.

For more information about the College of Nursing sponsorship program, contact Ashley Souza Gerb at 813-974-4837 or asouzagerb(at)health.usf.edu.


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