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Meet Our Faculty: Vanessa Segura


Aspen invites you to meet our faculty! Our teachers are outstanding educators — committed, compassionate, and knowledgeable. In this new series, get to know some of our faculty members up close and personal. Active BSN Pre-Licensure faculty, Vanessa Segura, is mom to two small children, two pigs, seven chickens and a chihuahua. Known for taking … Keep Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Theresa G. Proudly Pursued Her DNP


Please enjoy this personal essay from Dr. Theresa Gress, RN, BSN, MSN, DNP. When Theresa was a child, she said she would “become a nurse before becoming a doctor.” Truer words have never been spoken.  Some of us have many pathways to success. Some of us do not. Regardless of the walk it takes to … Keep Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Clay W. Found Satisfaction Through Education


Please enjoy this personal essay from Clay Williams. After learning he was about to become a father, Clay worked hard to earn his degree and achieve his career goals. Clay earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration and is currently earning his MBA at Aspen University.   My journey began after graduating high school, and … Keep Reading

Meet Our Faculty: Robert Campbell


Aspen invites you to meet our faculty! Our teachers are outstanding educators — committed, compassionate, and knowledgeable. In this series, get to know some of our faculty members up close and personal. Ocean-lover Robert Campbell is an avid reader and grandfather to 19 — you read that right. 19!!! — who lives for the “aha” … Keep Reading

INSIDE: MED705 – Research on Effective Teaching


We took a deep dive into one of Aspen’s most popular courses. Title of course: MED705 – Research on Effective Teaching Programs: Master of Education Specializations:  Transformational Leadership eLearning Pedagogy Educational Technology Curriculum Development and Outcomes Assessment Start the process of researching advanced best practices in education today and putting those practices into action!  Research … Keep Reading

What Is Nursing Informatics?


Do you have a love for technology and nursing? Does the thought of analyzing data that affects patient care and outcomes excite you? If you answered “yes” to either question, then nursing informatics might be the specialty for you. What is Nursing Informatics? According to the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the … Keep Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Zhiying, RN to BSN, “My Life Is Renewed”


We proudly share this beyond inspiring personal essay from Zhiying Wu who completed Aspen’s RN to BSN program in April of 2020. When Zhiying’s husband sadly succumbed to illness, “Aspen remained as a Light for me. The busy assignments and projects kept me from the darkness of the grief.”…“One of my past professors, my dearest … Keep Reading

How Aspen Took the BSN Pre-Licensure Program Online During COVID-19


Not so long ago, attending a nursing program meant losing control over your schedule to participate in a brick-and-mortar program. Fortunately, a rise in technology and the availability of accredited online nursing school programs have made it possible for busy parents and professionals to advance their careers by fitting online education into the times that … Keep Reading

Meet Our Faculty: Patricia McAfee


Aspen invites you to meet our faculty! Our teachers are outstanding educators — committed, compassionate, and knowledgeable. In this new series, get to know some of our faculty members up close and personal.  Dr. McAfee credits her daily Bible readings as a source of inspiration and divine intervention for obtaining her teaching role at Aspen.  … Keep Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Shelby C. from Aspen’s First BSN Pre-Licensure Cohort


Please enjoy this personal essay from Shelby Custer, who will graduate from Aspen University’s first BSN Pre-licensure cohort in July 2020. Shelby is this year’s Vice President of Student Nurses of Association of Arizona. She is excited to take on this role with such an enthusiastic board. She is in her second year of serving … Keep Reading