MAREN NURSING SCHOLARSHIP — INVESTING IN OUR NURSES
By: Michelle Moore, APR
UF Health Shands is excited to offer a great opportunity for existing A.S.N. nurses interested in advancing their formal education Nurses in an R.N.-required position at UF Health Shands Hospital or UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital can apply for the Thomas H. Maren Nursing Scholarship, which is designed to assist with book costs, lab fees and tuition not covered by the current Tuition Reimbursement Program. Review the application for a full list of eligibility requirements and provisions.
GET THE APPLICATION:
To view or download the application form, visit the Bridge intranet portal. Type “Professional Development Nursing Intranet” in the search bar. Click the link to access a PDF of the 2020 application.
The application packet must be submitted to Jacquelyn Taylor, UF Health Shands Nursing and Patient Services administrative coordinator, in UF Health Shands Hospital Room 5165 by 4 p.m. on Feb. 28. For questions, call 352-594-4562.
As director of Strategic Communications for UF Health, Michelle works closely with the UF Health Communications leadership team, providing strategic direction for our internal communications program; leading our strategic communications planning efforts; working collaboratively to develop and implement our approach and response for issues and crises; and developing our emergency communications response plan, serving as the system public information officer in the hospital’s incident command center.
Michelle joined the Strategic Communications team in 2017 as the assistant director of Strategic Communications and served as editor of News+Notes, the UF Health Shands internal newsletter, for two years. This is Michelle’s second stint with UF Health, having worked on the Marketing and PR team for Shands HealthCare.
She previously served in PR and marketing roles with Exactech, Inc., and was the Director of Marketing for another area hospital. Michelle holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations from the University of Florida and APR accreditation from the Florida Public Relations Association and the Public Relations Society of America.