faculty profile

Aggie Read   DNP, MSN, RN, CNE

Director, ASN - MSN Level
Assistant Professor


  • DNP in Educational Leadership, American Sentinel University, Aurora, CO
  • MSN, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio (Pediatrics; Education)
  • BSN, Indiana University, Indianapolis 


  • Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), 2016
  • Faith Community Nurse (FCN), 2011

Current Research/Scholarly Interests

  • Appreciative Advising in nursing education 
  • Mindfulness education for at-risk elementary students
  • Nursing students as mentors in community health initiatives

Academic Interests

  • Community Health Nursing - Academic/Service Partnerships in an underserved community 
  • Professionalism in Nursing Series 
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) 

Professional Organizations

  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • National League for Nursing


  • VUSN Innovation in Teaching Award - Nursing Assessment and Intervention Skills - 2007
  • VUSN Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award - 2010