About Us

Amy Fry, dean of PNW’s College of Nursing, offers a welcome to our community of learning.

Welcome to the College of Nursing

Amy FryOn behalf of the faculty and staff of the College of Nursing, I wish to welcome you to Purdue University Northwest. You have made an excellent choice for continuing your education and choosing a discipline that is filled with an array of professional opportunities.

Our nursing faculty are among the finest that you could experience to guide you in fulfilling your educational goals. Our state-of the art learning lab allows you to develop skills and practices through simulation, virtual technologies, and hands-on learning. I am sure that you will find Purdue University Northwest to be a friendly, helpful and stimulating learning environment.

This environment extends into the community where nursing students engage in many experiences with a variety of people of all age groups and backgrounds. During your clinical experiences, you will participate in learning opportunities that transform and prepare you for a successful future in nursing.

I wish you every success and ask that you become all that you can be. Take pride in your achievements and provide nursing care that you would wish yourself or your loved ones to receive. You have chosen a most rewarding career!


Amy Fry, Ph.D. RN
Dean, College of Nursing
Purdue University Northwest

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The Daisy Foundation

PNW is proud to be a partner of the Daisy Foundation to recognize the amazing work of our nurses both in Indiana and around the country. Stay tuned for details on awards nominations for both faculty and students.

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Nursing Practice


The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) granted continuing accreditation to the baccalaureate, master’s and post-master’s certificate programs.

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