Carmella M. Moran

carmella moranDirector School of Nursing,  and Associate Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing

Office Location: Alumni Hall 230
Telephone: 630-844-5132
Email Address:

I believe the role of a nurse educator is to facilitate learning.  As a teacher we need to help students learn how to learn.  It is the teacher’s responsibility to challenge students to take responsibility for their own learning and encourage a spirit of inquiry.

PhD in Educational Psychology, Loyola University Chicago
Master of Science in Nursing, Loyola University Chicago
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Loyola University Chicago

Areas of Specialization
Medical Surgical Nursing
Nursing Education
Program Assessment

Courses Taught
Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Education (NUR 6180)
Practicum: Advanced Clinical Practice Role (NUR6160)
Practicum: Role Concentration (NUR 6210)
Master’s Thesis Supervision (NUR 6300)

Highlights of Publications, Honors and Professional Contributions:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Program Evaluation Site Visitor
Dunham Nursing Scholarship Steering Committee
Illinois Association of Colleges of Nursing – Secretary
Illinois Nurse Practice Act Task Force
Kane County Health Department Advisory Board
Manuscript Reviewer for Journal of Nursing Scholarship
McAuley Manor Advisory Board
Provena Senior Services Quality and Safety Committee
Research Consultant, Rush Copley Medical Center, 2008-Present
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Member
Lambda Upsilon At-Large Chapter Past President and Newsletter Editor

Campus Involvement
AU Community Leaders Meeting
Chair, School of Nursing Chair, School of Nursing Faculty Committee
Chair, School of Nursing Search Committee
Member, College of Professional Studies
School of Nursing Graduate Committee
School of Nursing Program Assessment Committee