Cole, Michelle

Michelle Cole


Associate Clinical Professor
Director of Undergraduate Nursing Programs

About Michelle Cole

Michelle Cole is an award-winning, innovative education leader, a former program director and former chair of academic standards and global programs. She has over a decade of teaching experience in higher education and more than 20 years of direct care experience. She is adept at evaluating, encouraging and motivating faculty and students and mentoring the next generation of nurses. Her scholarship focuses on nursing education, simulation, pediatric nursing, and child health care needs. She earned her DNP at the University of Massachusetts, her Master of Science in nursing from the University of Hartford, and her Bachelor of Science in nursing degree from St. Joseph College (now University). Previously, she was the community outreach liaison for the School of Nursing, coordinating COVID-19 vaccination efforts.

Here are some honors and awards Michelle has earned over the years:

  • Impacts of a Cultural Awareness Curriculum on Students’ International Global Service Learning
    Experience, College of Health Professions Interdisciplinary Scholarship, Sacred Heart University
    Interdisciplinary Scholarship
  • A Pediatric End-of-Life Simulation Experience for Senior Students, Academics for Creative Teaching (ACT) Committee, Sacred Heart University
  • Community Assessment in Santa Maria de Jesus Guatemala, University Research/Creativity Grants Program, Sacred Heart University

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