School of Nursing events and news

The University of Akron School of Nursing is a vibrant place. Throughout the academic year, the School sponsors numerous events to advance the nursing profession.

These include the Annual Distinguished Lecture held yearly in the spring, along with Nursing Breakfast held each May in conjunction with National Nurses' Week.

The School of Nursing is also actively engaged with the University of Akron to promote its Rethinking Race programming each year. 


Sigma Theta Tau Delta Omega Chapter

STTI logoDelta Omega is the University of Akron chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International.  Sigma Theta Tau International is the national honor society for nursing whose mission is to support the learning, knowledge, and professional development of nurses committed to making a difference in health worldwide.

Learn more about Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Omega Chapter.


School of Nursing administration

Timothy W. Meyers, Ph.D., RN
Title: Associate Dean, Executive Director, School of Nursing
Phone: 330-972-5722

Linda Shanks Ph.D., DNP, MSN, RN
Title: Assoc. Professor Coor. DNP Program, Asst. Director Graduate Programs
Phone: 330-972-6699

Michele Zelko DNP, RNC-OB
Title: Assistant Director Undergraduate Programs
Phone: 330-972-5938

Tracie Epner

Title: Administrative Assistant
Dept/Program: School of Nursing
Phone: 330-972-6674
Fax: 330-972-5445