GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
KIRKHOF COLLEGE OF NURSING

MISSION

The mission of the Kirkhof College of Nursing is to provide quality nursing education to a diverse population of students. Kirkhof College of Nursing strives to improve the well-being of people through leadership in nursing education, professional practice and scholarship.

VISION

The Kirkhof College of Nursing will be a regional, national, and international leader in:

  • Educating individuals at the undergraduate and graduate levels for professional nursing practice, leadership, and scholarships.
  • Developing creative partnerships with communities.
  • Providing innovative research-based practice models to address the health needs of diverse populations.

OUTCOMES

  • We have innovative educational initiatives that are responsive to communities of interest.
  • We have fully engaged the health care community, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally through education, service, and research.
  • We have a nurturing and supportive environment for and with a diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff and clients.
  • We have alumni, faculty, and staff who are recognized as leaders in nursing education, practice, and scholarship.
  • We have students, faculty, staff and clients who reflect the diversity of the region.
  • We have well-developed research programs.
  • We have well-developed evidence-based models for education, administration, and clinical practice.

UNIVERSITY VISION

Grand Valley's Board of Trustees approved the University's Vision, Mission, and Values on February 14, 2003.

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