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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

INSIDE: EDD830 Leadership Theory


We took a deep dive into one of Aspen’s most popular courses. Title of course: EDD830: Leadership Theory Programs:  Doctor of Education in Leadership and Learning with a specialization in Health Care Administration and Leadership Doctor of Education in Leadership and Learning with a specialization in Higher Education Leadership Doctor of Education in Leadership and … Keep Reading

INSIDE: N560 Forensic Nursing


We took a deep dive into one of Aspen’s most popular courses. Title of course: N560 Forensic Nursing Programs: MSN in Forensic Nursing; RN to MSN in Forensic Nursing Forensic nurses play the bridge between medical and legal components. The Forensic Nursing specialty has evolved in part from society’s need to reduce and prevent interpersonal … Keep Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Heather W. From “Little Nurse” to Nurse Leader


Please enjoy this inspiring essay from Heather Watts, who earned her BSN — and just recently her MSN in Forensic Nursing — from Aspen University.   Graduation…the moment we get to walk across the stage, shake hands with some of our mentors and professors, be handed our diplomas and proclaim to the world, our family … Keep Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Tammy A. Prioritizes Patient Safety and Quality Care


This past holiday season, a Nashville nurse sand bedside Christmas carols with a patient undergoing chemotherapy. Similarly, a patient in an Atlanta hospital was given a flash-mob style “Backstreet Boys” concert by a team of nurses who knew that the patient had planned to see the actual BSB, but due to her diagnosis was no … Keep Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Carol’s Second Act? RN to BSN!


Sixty-four years young, Carol G. is an energetic and self-described “chatty Cathy” who recently fulfilled a lifelong dream of earning her BSN.  It was a long time coming. Carol started her nursing career in 1976 after graduating with an ADN from Wallace Community College in Dothan, Alabama. She fulfilled various nursing positions, including direct patient … Keep Reading

Introducing Aspen’s New Assistant Director of Student Services!


We are excited to announce that Jessica Peters as the new Assistant Director of Student Services!  As the Assistant Director of Student Services, Jessica will serve as luminary to a group of gifted and conscientious advisors who guide students from their first class to graduation. “I started working at Aspen as an Academic Advisor 5 … Keep Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Brooke C., EdD, the Principled (Assistant) Principal


The Principled (Assistant) Principal Brooke C., Ed.D,  Education Leadership and Learning “We discussed issues in academia, examined how challenges and opportunities manifested within our institutions and studied the best practices for leadership behavior.” “I want to help others grow. I want to develop my leadership skills, so I can help others achieve their potential. It … Keep Reading

Nurses Who Prosper at Aspen and Beyond Use These 3 Skills


Nurses Who Prosper at Aspen and Beyond Use These 3 Skills Aspen nurses are people who, like yourself, lead busy lives often juggling full-time jobs and family responsibilities. Challenges come with a hectic schedule and time spent in education should leave you with skills that will help you in your everyday life. Here are 3 … Keep Reading