Nursing Above and Beyond
Students Come Together to Save “Trollsboro” in Disaster Simulation
Recently, more than 60 Trinity undergraduate and graduate students across a range of majors, including nursing, social work, education, and psychology, participated in a disaster simulation that struck the fictional town of Trollsboro.
Mark Your Calendars for OPUS 2022
OPUS, Trinity’s annual festival of student scholarship, is taking place on Wednesday, April 20. The word “opus” is Latin for work. Whether it’s the arts and humanities, natural and applied sciences, or social sciences, students from all disciplines can present their work or attend this annual celebratory conference.
98 Percent of the Class of 2021 Are Employed or in Grad School
According to data from Trinity’s Cooper Center for Vocation and Career Development, 97.7 percent of the graduates in the Class of 2021 are employed or in graduate school. That far surpasses the nationwide average of 82.4 percent.
Congratulations to Fall 2021 Dean’s List Students
The Dean’s List is Trinity Christian College’s highest academic honor. Congratulations to all our undergraduate students who met this distinction for the Fall 2021 semester.
U.S. News Recognizes BSN Program among Best in Country
In its inaugural rankings, U.S. News & World Report has recognized Trinity’s Nursing program as among the best in the country, standing shoulder to shoulder with some of the largest universities in the United States.
Nursing Program Honored by Colleges of Distinction
Trinity nursing students leave the College confident in what they believe and possess the skills and experience necessary to excel in their field for good, according to Colleges of Distinction. The organization has once again recognized Trinity’s nursing program, among numerous categories.
Nursing Students Adapt & Respond During COVID-19
As the COVID-19 pandemic upended traditional approaches to nursing education, Trinity’s Department Chair and Associate Professor of Nursing Tina Decker ‘06, DNP made it her mission to get the students the work they desired to be fully prepared for their upcoming transition into their nursing careers.
Nursing Program Recognized by Colleges of Distinction
Trinity’s Nursing program has been recognized by Colleges of Distinction based on four key areas: engaged students; great teaching; vibrant communities; and successful outcomes.
Trinity Nursing Program Racks Up More Top Rankings
The recognitions and honors for Trinity’s top-ranked nursing program continue to accumulate! RNCareers.org is the latest organization to name Trinity as the best BSN nursing program in the state of Illinois.
Nursing Program Again Recognized as Best in Illinois
Trinity has once again been named the top-ranked BSN program in Illinois, most recently by nursing advocacy organization RegisteredNursing.org, which has named our program first among nearly 80 other nursing programs across the state.
Trinity’s BSN Graduates Score Perfect NCLEX Pass Rate for Fifth Time in Six Years
For an unprecedented fifth time in six years, Trinity nursing graduates have achieved a perfect first-time pass rate on the NCLEX-RN exam. This success for Trinity’s top-ranked program represents the highest six-year NCLEX average of any BSN or ADN program in Illinois.
Trinity Ranked Among Top 25 of Best Colleges
Continuing a years-long tradition of excellence and recognition, Trinity Christian College has been named among the “Best Midwestern Regional Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report for 2021. Trinity was also named a “Best Value” college and a “Top Performer on Social Mobility.”
Prof. Decker Interviewed about COVID Challenges Facing Nurses
Associate Professor of Nursing and Department Chair Tina Decker ’06, DNP, recently talked with the Illinois Association of Colleges of Nursing about how the expectations and requirements of nurses have changed during the pandemic and how nurses can adapt.
State-of-the-Art Nursing Department Opens in the Fall
Thanks to the faithful generosity of two dedicated families, Trinity’s nursing students will have state-of-the-art facilities this fall, following extensive renovations that are currently underway.
Nursing Program Again Ranked Among Best in State
Trinity is pleased to announce that our Nursing Program has once again been recognized among the top Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs in Illinois by RN to BSN.
Nursing Program Named to Colleges of Distinction
Trinity’s Nursing program has been recognized as a 2019-20 “College of Distinction.” The program was honored for its exemplary commitment to engaged students; great teaching; vibrant community; and successful outcomes.
Trinity Celebrates Generous Donations for Nursing Program Expansion
Thanks to the faithful generosity of two dedicated donor families, Trinity will be able to grow our nursing program facilities and enrollment for the future.
Trinity Nursing Grads Score Another Perfect First-Time NCLEX-RN Pass Rate
Once again, Trinity alums continued their perfect first-time pass rate on the NCLEX-RN exam. This success represents the third time in four years that the College is celebrating a 100% pass rate.
Mels Named 2019 Illinois Nurse Educator Fellow
Assistant Professor of Nursing Autumn Mels ‘12 has been named a 2019 Illinois Nurse Educator Fellow.
BSN Students, Faculty Visit Capitol Hill
Trinity students and faculty visited Washington, D.C., as part of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing political action day.
RegisteredNursing.org Ranks Trinity #1 BSN program in Illinois
Trinity is proud to be named the #1 BSN program in the State of Illinois by RegisteredNursing.org.
Trinity Nursing Students Score Second Perfect NCLEX-RN Pass Rate
Trinity’s nursing students continued their perfect pass rate on the NCLEX-RN. The College is celebrating its second year with a 100% pass rate and third straight year at least 12% above the national year-to-date average.
The Trinity Alumni Nursing Association (TANA)
The mission of the Trinity Alumni Nursing Association (TANA) is to support the Department of Nursing through student-related activities, public relations, and fundraising, and to foster personal and professional relationships among alumni.