Carolyn Bess 2014
Distinguished Alumna and Faculty
Recognized for her teaching in the BSN and MSN programs at Vanderbilt School of Nursing for more than 37 years and designing one of the first distance RN to MSN programs in the U.S. Her leadership in curriculum development and evaluation was evident during major curriculum revisions and accreditation visits. Mentorship for registered nurse students is a hallmark of her career at Vanderbilt.