Perkins, Connie

Perkins, Connie

Connie Perkins
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Division of Biological and Health Sciences


Contact Information:

cperkins@pitt.edu

814-362-7642
255 Swarts Hall

Degrees and Credentials:
Ph.D. Nursing Education, Capella University 2016
M.S.N. Nursing Leadership and Administration, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania 2013
B.S.N. Nursing, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania 2010

Academic Focus:
  • Associate nursing programs: both years of med-surg and clinicals.
  • Bachelor's programs: Online ethics.
  • Both associate and bachelor's programs: traveling NY, PA, NJ, OH to prepare graduate nurses for state board licensure through test prep courses.  

Short Bio:

Connie was born, raised, and currently lives in Shinglehouse, PA with her husband, who is also a nurse and was her high school sweetheart. She also lives with her two dogs, Honey Bear and Lickety. Connie has a strong passion for rural health care. In her spare time, she enjoys bass fishing with her husband and being with family. 


Research, Accomplishments, and Publications:

Dissertation topic: Associate Nurse Admission Status and Baccalaureate Enrollment Influence: A Rural Pennsylvania Study