Stephen F. Austin State University

Richard and Lucille DeWitt School of Nursing

Graduation Information

Graduation for any student at SFA is a monumental moment. Nursing student may want to show off their well deserved work by wearing a Nursing Stole. This is the Nursing Stole students may purchase to wear at graduation. (check the local bookstores for ordering information)

The purple cord is NOT part of the stole. This is recognition of induction into the Omicron Eta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, at the DeWitt School of Nursing.

Blurring the Lines of Simulation

Blurring the Lines of Simulation
Monday, August 8
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
McLennan Community College

Blurring the Lines of Reality Simulation Conference - Call for Abstracts form
Forms are due no later than April 25, 2016.

(The image below is linked to a PDF. Click on the image to enlarge, and then you may save and/or print the PDF.)

Blurring the Lines: Save the Date PDF

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring is the time to complete scholarships! Take a look at this one:

Richard and Lucille Dewitt/Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital Scholarship

The newest scholarship available to nursing students is the DeWitt/Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital Scholarship. This scholarship is in honor of the Memorial Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary, with the intent of providing educational opportunities to deserving individuals wishing to obtain a BSN from SFASU.

Application deadline for the fall semester is April 1st and application deadline for the spring semester is October 1st.
Requirements established by both the University and the DeWitt Scholarship Fund Board of Directors must be met by the recipient of the scholarship.

*SFASU is the only approved school/university for the program.


*The recipient of the scholarship must agree to abide by the terms of the Scholarship Agreement Contract. The recipient must agree upon graduation to work as a Registered Nurse for Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital for three (3) years.
failure to do so will result in the recipient reimbursing the fund for the amount received.

*If a student receives this scholarship, it is ongoing unless the student fails a course.
The repeat of that course will be paid by the student and he/she must reapply to be reconsidered for future funds.

Please see the Scholarship tab for other details.

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