Southern's Jacqueline Hill now a member of nursing 'Hall of Fame'
Hill, the associate professor and chair of the Southern's School of Nursing and Allied Health's Undergraduate Nursing Program, was inducted into the honored group in recent ceremonies at the 14th annual Louisiana Nurses Foundation Nightingale Awards and Gala.
To be included in the hall fame, Hill said, "means that as a little girl I made the right decision to pursue nursing as a career. Moreover it means that the contributions I've made to the profession of nursing are enduring and valued by my peers."
Hill has been an educator in the nursing program for 21 years. She was a member SU's 1988 graduating class, the school's first nursing class.
The Hall of Fame award recognizes a Registered Nursing's lifelong commitment to the profession of nursing and its impact on the health and/or social history of the state of Louisiana. Hill also becomes the first graduate of Southern's nursing school to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
To be recognized as a member of nursing Hall Fame "says that my hard work and dedication to the profession has made a significant difference in the lives of others, and that the education I received at Southern University prepared me to be the nurse leader and educator I am today," Hill said.
Hill is the immediate past president of the Louisiana State Nurses Association.