At MCN, our goal is to set the standard for excellence in nursing practice and education, changing the world one exceptionally well-prepared nurse at a time.
That begins with you - our students.
We take a holistic approach to both nursing and education, focusing on the mind, body, and spirit of our patients and students. A supportive community of life-long learners, our faculty doesn't just stand at the front of the room and lecture. They get to know you, and serve as instructor, friend, and mentor.
MCN offers a variety of services and other resources for our students, all designed to make your time with us more valuable. We invite you to explore student life at MCN, and as always, if you have questions reach out to us at email@example.com.
There are many ways to get involved as a student in the Mennonite College of Nursing. Student Organizations for both undergraduate and graduate students help you make friends, socialize, and network beyond the classroom.
The Nursing Themed Living Learning Community (TLLC) is for students pursuing a major in the Mennonite College of Nursing.
Residents of the floor will receive individualized attention from College of Nursing Faculty and Staff who are committed to your academic success and acclimation into this professional major. Floor programs and activities include opportunities for you to interact with nursing faculty, administrators, and other student nurses.
The College of Nursing has a long history of association with groups who care for and serve people in need throughout the world, and continues that tradition in a variety of ways.
Our Transcultural Nursing Experience provides an avenue for personal and professional growth beyond the traditional boundaries of classroom and clinical practicums. Additionally, the College of Nursing hosts student and faculty groups from nursing programs from across the world to share nursing education, process, and practice. Finally, the College hosts individuals who come to ISU from other countries as Visiting Scholars to collaborate with our faculty completing research and writing for publication.
MCN Talks about favorite experiences teaching
"My favorite type of experience is when students are having that ‘aha!’ moment, and one in particular stands out to me."
MCN Talks about the most rewarding part of working for ISU's College of Nursing
"The most rewarding part of my role here is working with the students. We get incredible students."
MCN Talks about how healthcare is changing.
"Health care is changing. Everything from the level of education of health care providers, to what patients are being treated for, to where patients are being treated, to how patients are paying for their care is being reshaped as a result of the changing health care environment. "
MCN Talks about opportunities and challenges faced by nurses today
"At MCN, we educate our nurse practitioners to provide primary care in a preventative way, so they can keep people healthy for as long as possible. I think, really, that education piece, to try to keep people healthy, is a big opportunity for our nurses."
Bailey Bucher: Combating rural health disparities
"Despite the many roadblocks that exist for rural health, Bailey is determined to make a difference not just in healthcare, but in her community."
Khara Holland: A superhero in scrubs
"Holland is quiet for a moment, and in her silence hangs the unspoken truth: Many of her kids do not make it."
Mennonite College of Nursing offers several private scholarships for students accepted into the nursing program. Learn more about the scholarship opportunities within the college.
Technology requirements are regularly updated as technology advances. Learn more about MCN technology requirements.
Mennonite College of Nursing students will be held accountable for information contained in the ISU Student Handbook and the Illinois State University Graduate Catalog.
The Stethoscoop is a newsletter created, edited and designed by MCN nursing students!