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Nursing Honor Society Honors FHU Professor

Henderson, Tennessee - May 25, 2020

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing recently honored Dr. Suzanne Gillson, assistant professor of nursing at Freed-Hardeman University/Dickson, by naming her the Outstanding Ph.D. Student at Texas Women’s University.

Gillson has taught in the nursing program at FHU/Dickson since 2018. She holds a Bachelor of Science Nursing degree from the University of Central Oklahoma and a Master of Science in nursing education from the University of Houston-Victoria. Most recently, she completed a doctoral program at Texas Women’s University.

"We congratulate Dr. Gillson on this outstanding recognition,” Dr. C.J. Vires, FHU vice president of academics said. “She is making a tremendous difference in the lives of her students and in the nursing program at FHU." 

Sigma Theta Tau, formed in 1922, is the second-largest nursing organization in the world. It has approximately 135,000 active members. The mission of the society is to support the learning, knowledge and professional development of nurses committed to making a difference in health worldwide.