Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University offers and partners on a variety of events for our students, prospective students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members. Take a look at the upcoming schedule or browse our past events to see what we've been up to!

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School Events

AACN Essential Workshops

FPB will host two Zoom presentations on the AACN Essentials with the Ohio Council of Deans and Directors of Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Nursing Programs (OCDD)

  • Feb. 23, 1-3:00 p.m. — Part 1: Competency Integration and Measurement
  • April 5, 10 a.m. to noon — Part 2: Future Implications and Curricular Impact

Presenter: Barb Tassell, DNP, RN, EBP-C, NPD-BC, director of the DNP Leadership for Population Health Program, director of the MSN Leadership and Education Program, and assistant professor and the Lourdes University College of Nursing

RSVP using this link to receive a calendar invite to these events.

Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Feb 28 and March 20 - Lunch and Learn Presentations

Celeste Alfes, associate dean for academic affairs, Ron Hickman, associate dean for research, and the Center for Research and Scholarship invite all FPB faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and students to upcoming lunchtime talks by Kelvin Smith Library librarians Daniela Solomon and Karen Caputo at the Health Education Campus on Feb. 28 and March 20, both from noon to 1 p.m. Bring your lunch and learn about how and where you can submit your manuscripts to nursing and healthcare journals, and about copyright and fair use in academic writing.

The Feb. 28 presentation will focus on "Where to publish nursing and healthcare manuscripts" and the March 20 presentation will focus on "Copyright and fair use in academic writing"

CE credit is available.  

These informative presentations are free, but we ask that you email Matt McManus at to register to let us know how many people will attend before we reserve the rooms.

Trans Allyship 101 Workshop

Join FPB & CWRU’s LGBT Center on March 8 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. in SMSN 149B for a workshop on transgender identity and allyship. Presented by Mailey Lorio, MEd, the assistant director of the CWRU LGBT Center. Other topics of discussion will include:

  • The differences between sex, gender, and sexuality
  • Discussion of what it means to be transgender and what transition can look like
  • Common misconceptions about trans adults and trans children
  • An overview of the issues faced by transgender people
  • Practical ways to be a trans-inclusive ally

Register for this workshop using this link.

Goldbag Research Seminars

Goldbag Research Seminars

All seminars are Mondays from noon to 1 p.m.

More information about the Center for Research and Scholarship available here.

Feb 26
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Wendy A. Henderson, PhD, CRNP, FAASLD, FAAN

Gail and Ralph Reynolds President’s Distinguished Professor, School of Nursing, University of

Topic: "Disruptive Technologies Toward Health Equity"

Zoom Link

Meeting ID: 94466192959

Passcode: 800639

March 11
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Angela Starkweather, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Chamings Professor & Assistant Dean for Research Development, School of Nursing, University of Florida

Topic: TBD

Zoom Link

Meeting ID: 94458327742

Passcode: 800639

March 25
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Abraham A. Brody, PhD, RN, FAAN

Mathy Mezey Professor of Geriatric Nursing, Rory Meyers College of Nursing, NYU, Associate Director, Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing

Topic: "Thinking big as a nurse scientist, opportunities to engage communities, change real world practice and improve health equity"

Zoom Link

Meeting ID: 93474993591

Passcode: 800639

April 8
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Windy Alonso, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Nebraska

Topic: TBD

Zoom Link

Meeting ID: 95080813853

Passcode: 800639

April 22
Sara Douglas

Sara L. Douglas, PhD, RN

The Gertrude Perkins Oliva Professor in Oncology Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, CWRU

Topic: "Improving Understanding of Quality End of Life Care Using a Dyadic Approach"

Zoom Link

Meeting ID: 96142728744

Passcode: 800639

Access recordings of these and previous presentations in our archive.

Shaughnessy Academy

The Marian K. Shaughnessy Nurse Leadership Academy at Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing is a groundbreaking initiative that influences nursing education practices nationwide, conducts research on nurse leadership, and brings its best lessons to other cities through concentrated executive development programs. 

More information about the Marian K. Shaughnessy Nurse Leadership Academy available here.

Feb. 1
Marie D. Grosh
Marie D. Grosh

A Discussion on Nurse Entrepreneurship

Moderated by Lindsay Morris, president of the Graduate Student Nurse Association
4:10 p.m.

RSVP by emailing to receive a Zoom link or note your in-person attendance.


Admissions Events

Check the listing below to see when we are attending an event at a location near you or hosting an event on campus. Questions? Email us at or call us at 216.368.5981.

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See our "Graduate Information Sessions" webpage for more admissions events.