Meet the Dean
Meet the Dean of the College of Nursing: Dean Patricia Ravert
Former student, Andrea Gardner, poses as Florence Nightingale at the 100th anniversary of Nightingale’s death (2010).
Graduates of the baccalaureate nursing program celebrate following College of Nursing convocation.
Graduate Program Outcomes
The Family Nurse Practitioner program is ranked among the top nursing graduate schools in the nation.
Public and Global Health
The Public and Global Health course provides opportunities for students to practice nursing skills abroad.
The Healer's Art
The bi-annual college magazine informs alumni and friends of nursing events and activities.
Research and Conferences
Students attend a conference in Madison, WI.
A MEG grant facilitates student learning in the Navajo Nation.
After graduation from the College of Nursing in 1971, Wright
worked for a year-and-a-half, and then took a 16-year break to raise her eleven
children – the youngest one now in pre-nursing classes at BYU. She returned to
nursing after taking a RN refresher course and has worked at Cottonwood
Hospital, Alta View Hospital and the University of Utah. She and her husband decided to join forces to
build and run an assisted living center in Sandy, Utah. Her husband, a contractor, built the facility
and she still currently runs CountryCare Homes, LLC. Most of their eleven
children have worked at the assisted living center and have all gained an
ability to interact with the elderly while experiencing the joys of
Wright also works at St. Mark’s Hospital three days a week. She
currently has 25 grandchildren (soon to be 27), and she and her husband are
presently serving as ward missionaries and teaching temple preparation classes.