Beebe Healthcare Nurse Patricia Rowley is Recipient of 2018 VIA Nursing Advancement Scholarship

Patricia Rowley, center, is the recipient of the 2018 VIA scholarship.Patricia Rowley, BSN, RN-BC, is the 2018 recipient of the Village Improvement Association (VIA) Nursing Advancement Scholarship.

Ms. Rowley, a nurse in Beebe’s Float Pool, was selected by the VIA to receive the scholarship to pursue additional education.

The scholarship is awarded annually to a nurse pursuing professional advancement with a commitment to the community and who possesses leadership qualities.

Shown in front (left to right) are Carole Suchanek, RN, VIA President; Patricia Rowley, BSN, RN-BC, Beebe Healthcare Award Recipient; and Steven Rhone, Chief Nursing Officer, Beebe Healthcare. In the second row are Dolores Bottinelli, BSN, RN, VIA; Rose Marie Patin, MSN, RN, VIA; and Jamie Dickerson, RN, Nurse Manager, Beebe Healthcare. In the third row are Judy Aliquo, President & CEO, Beebe Medical Foundation; Sarah Johnson, RN, VIA; and Mary Ellen Kenney, BSN, RN, VIA. In the back row are Laura Smith, MSN, RN, Clinical Professional Development Educator, Beebe Healthcare; Diane Barlow Gift Planning Officer, Beebe Medical Foundation; and Mary J. Sparks, BSN, RN, VIA.

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