Nursing Calendar Spring 2017

Nursing Calendar Spring 2017

Faust Lectureship Speaker:

Timothy J. Sowicz, PhD, MSN, RN

Timothy J. Sowicz

Timothy J. Sowicz is a registered nurse and nurse practitioner. He recently obtained his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. His dissertation research explored the sexual history taking practices of primary care providers in a federally qualified health center serving a large number homeless individuals, many of whom were being treated for opioid dependence. Tim’s research interests are varied and include: sexual health, particularly preventing HIV infections using biomedical interventions (e.g., pre-exposure prophylaxis); homelessness; LGBTQ health; health disparities; and naturalistic research methods. Tim is a reviewer for several journals including Qualitative Health Research.
Tim has worked as a staff nurse in Boston, the District of Columbia, and Philadelphia; and as a nurse practitioner in Wilmington, DE. He graduated from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in 2001 (BSN) and from the University of Pennsylvania in 2009 (MSN).

Undergraduate Orientation

Please check your class BOLT site for a list of dates, times and locations for orientation of Sophomore, Junior and Senior Nursing classes for Fall 2017!


  • January 23 — Welcome back! This is the first day of classes for the Spring 2017 semester.


  • February 10 — Dean’s Candy Bar Day 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Hartline First Floor Lobby, College of Science and Technology (COST)


  • March 13-19 - Spring Break
  • March 23 - Faust Lectureship 7 p.m., Kehr Union


  • April 20-21 - Health Sciences Symposium and Wellness Fair 4/20 6:30-7:30 p.m. Keynote speaker; 4/21 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Multicultural Center A & B, Kehr Union
  • April 24 - COST Honors Symposium 5 p.m., Kehr Union


  • May 5 - Pinning Ceremony Practice 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Haas Auditorium
  • May 6 - Pinning Ceremony 2 p.m., Haas Auditorium
  • May 8-12 - Finals Week
  • May 12 - Graduate Ceremony
  • May 13 - Undergraduate Ceremony