Tag: Master of Science in Nursing

Phyllis St. John, who holds three nursing degrees, in her workplace

Phyllis St. John Believes Being a Nurse Means Always Being Compassionate For Phyllis St. John, being a nurse helps make her who she is. She says, “As soon as I started doing it, I knew it was what I was meant to do.” St. John works 12-hour night shifts, three days a week at Glens …

Sue Irvine, faculty in Associate Degree in Nursing Program

Sue Irvine wants students to have the right tools and education they need to succeed and do their very best. The Associate Degree in Nursing program instructor believes that with motivation, determination, and a strong support system, Excelsior students can go far. Irvine graduated from Albany Medical Center School of Nursing in 1979 before working …

Amy Speanburg, Excelsior College, master of science in nursing

Master of Science in nursing student Amy Speanburg, a resident of Saratoga Springs, NY, was drawn to the nursing profession at a young age. At 18, she became ill and spent time in the hospital, undergoing several surgeries. Her experiences there inspired her to pursue a career helping others. Now Speanburg pulls double duty at …