Brenda Bowskill had a busy summer. A sailor since she was six years old, Bowskill made her Olympic debut in Rio this August, finishing as high as ninth in two women’s laser radial (dinghy) preliminary races. A student at Ryerson’s Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Bowskill, 24, is now back on campus for another academic year. The Ryersonian spoke with […]
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Jack Cockwell’s family donated $8 million — the family has now donated $28 million in total to the school
Ontario needs more nurses in its hospitals and Ryerson’s nursing students are prepared to meet that demand. The Ontario Nursing Association’s “More Nurses” campaign launched at the beginning of February. It’s a response to a recent decline of registered nurses (RNs) and an increase in registered practical nurses (RPNs) because of lower hospital budgets. The multimedia campaign consists of a website, […]
Aspiring registered nurses in Canada will write an American entrance exam starting next year, and some Ryerson students are worried they won’t be prepared. New nurses currently write the Canadian Registered Nurse Examination, which tests their competence, before they can practise. But starting in 2015, regulating bodies for registered nurses in each province and territory, excluding Quebec, will introduce the […]