CCSU Nursing launches partnership with CT Hospice

(Standing, from left) Dr. Leona Konieczny, chair of Nursing at CCSU; Glynnis Fitzgerald, dean of Graduate Studies; Anne Nugent, director of Nursing at Connecticut Hospice; Mary Fitzgerald, education coordinator at Connecticut Hospice; Lauren Brown, director of Home Care Support Services at Connecticut Hospice; Kimberly Kostelis, dean of School of Education and Professional Studies; and (seated, from left) Amanda DiBenedetto and Jennifer Danieli, students in CCSU’s Nursing in Hospice & Palliative Care master’s program.

It’s a picture-perfect early autumn day. Expansive views of Long Island Sound greet guests of The Connecticut Hospice in Branford. Here, in the conference room, a group of CCSU faculty and nursing students have gathered for lunch and conversation with Hospice representatives.

They are talking about the University’s...

By Amy J. Barry

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