UNH Today

Finding The Grace

A dizzying but impressive visual, Briana White’s dedication to the pursuit of knowledge and professional nursing credibility is reflected by the many acronymic nursing certification letters that follow her name.

“Traditionally, nurses were expected to stay in their appointed lane and achieve excellence within those boundaries. Today’s nurses are encouraged to challenge those boundaries, create new pathways and leverage their unique skills to transform the field,” White says.

Leading By Example

In 2009, Aboubacar Konate ’17 arrived in Boston from his native Guinea not able to speak a single word of English. He had left his West African homeland in the midst of a military coup d'etat that had soldiers patrolling the streets of Conakry, the country’s capital city where he lived, and residents living in fear, the threat of violence looming just around every corner.