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BSN Alum founds EastWest Food Rescue

George-Ahearn-with-USDA-boxes.jpgGeorge Ahearn, BSN '00, founded EastWest Food Rescue, bringing food that would have gone to waste in Eastern Washington to distribute to local food banks.  In cooperation with community partners, EastWest Food Rescue has saved over 6,800,000 pounds of food and served more than 1,500,00 meals. 

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QSNA Scholarship: Undergrads & Alumni

QSNA ScholarshipThe UW School of Nursing has been selected as the first academic partner in the United States to bestow the Queen Silvia Nursing Award (QSNA) for dementia care.  

Practicing registered nurses who have graduated from any of the three University of Washington nursing programs (UW Seattle, UW Bothell, or UW Tacoma) with a bachelor’s of science in nursing degree and current UW undergraduate student nurses may apply for the scholarship online through November 6, 2020.

*Applications must include an idea or solution to addressing COVID-19 challenges in healthcare environment and special merit will be given for submissions that focus on the well-being of elderly and dementia-diagnosed communities.*

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SNHS Alum Leads COVID Command Center

June Altaras, who received her BSN in '98 and her MN in '07 from SNHS, became the operations chief at a COVID-19 command center. 

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CNBC Ranks Bothell No. 1 Among Public Colleges

UW Bothell has been ranked No. 1 for return on investment.  Read the campus news story and the CNBC Make It article for more information on how UW Bothell graduates earn the highest average salaries for their dollars.

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BSN Alum In the News

Justin GillJustin Gill, a BSN alum and SNHS lecturer, was featured in an article in the Bellingham Herald.  Read the article.

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