|By: Dee Shedrick|
|Pins worn by all nursing students graduates during commencement ceremonies and the first class to graduate with associate degrees in nursing|
|Nursing school was dedicated to Sr. Stanislaus Malone of The Daughters of Charity in 1950|
"Patients are sicker; there are new discoveries in science, health, technology and the volumes of information that need to be taught has drastically changed how nursing students are trained and how they treat patients," said Hodge. "Not to mention the development of more drugs, added Robinson. Currently, Dr. Cheryl Myers is executive dean of Delgado’s Charity School of Nursing. Myers will have to revise the curriculum that has not been updated since the merger in the 90s.
|Pictures from Delgado Charity School of Nursing yearbook, 1992|
Other notable milestones from 1990-1999:
- Nursing students serve in the Gulf War.
- Delgado library became computerized, utilizing LOUIS (Louisiana online university system).
- The Michael L. Williamson Gymnasium was built for the basketball team.
- Delgado began to offer associate degrees in dental hygiene and technology, (although the program does not exist today).
- The Student Life Center was built for the City Park campus in building seven, but was demolished post-Katrina.