New nursing instructor hired

New nursing instructor hired

Kyle Russell

Samantha Whiteaker

Samantha Whiteaker,
Nursing

Where are you from originally?
Bartonville

Where did you attend college and what degree do you hold?
I went to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria for my Bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN), then to Lewis University in Romeoville for my Master’s Degree in Nursing Education (MSN).  I am also certified in Inpatient Obstetrics, (RNC-OB).

What classes or positions are you currently assigned?  
I am currently teaching seminar and clinical for 1211.

Are you new to teaching?
I am a brand new teacher, I just graduated from Lewis in December of 2012!

What are your impressions of the atmosphere of IVCC, its faculty, staff and students?
I love it here, I hope to work here forever!  Everyone has been very very welcoming.

So far, what is your favorite aspect of IVCC?
I love that it’s so friendly—like a big family.

What is your favorite thing about the Illinois Valley area?
The scenery, and I love living in the country!

What should a student know about you?
I’m very friendly, love people. I ABSOLUTELY love mamas and babies—OB nursing is my passion in life. In my spare time I love to spend time with my husband and family, travel, judge horse shows, sing and play guitar and I LOVE to cook!

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