Wampole to Serve as Assistant Professor of Nursing at BJU

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (August 5, 2015) – Kathryn Wampole RN, MSN will serve as an assistant professor of Nursing in the College of Arts and Science at Bob Jones University this fall. Wampole previously served as an RN at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.

“Kat’s experience in the nursing profession and her genuine heart for nursing students make her a wonderful addition to our highly talented and dedicated nursing faculty,” said Dr. Renae Wentworth, dean of the College of Arts and Science at BJU.

Wampole earned a BS in Business Administration from Lander University (1997), a BS in Accounting from Furman University (2001), a BSN from the Mary Black School of Nursing at the University of South Carolina Upstate (2012) and an MSN from the College of Nursing and Allied Health at Charleston Southern University (2014).

Wampole has served in various capacities with the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System as a Registered Nurse in their Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Labor and Delivery as well as In-Patient Oncology and Palliative Care. She also directed an Obstetric, Neonatal and Women’s Health Teaching Practicum for nursing students from Spartanburg Community College during the spring and fall semesters in 2014.

Throughout her academic and professional careers, she has earned a number of honors and achievements, including the Chair of Excellence in Teaching Award Board for 2011-2012, the Earl Gordon Medal Award for University Service in spring 2012 and she served as the Student Government Association Senator for the Mary Black School of Nursing at USC Upstate. Additionally, she served as treasurer of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honors Society (Mu Rho Chapter) and the Student Nursing Association (USC Upstate Mary Black School of Nursing Chapter).

A resident of Lyman, Wampole is a member of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honors Society and Sigma Beta Delta Business Honors Society.