USD Welcomes Back Military Nurses

San Diego Union-Tribune -- It is perhaps not surprising that about 20 percent of the 370 students at the University of San Diego’s Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science are either active duty military or veterans.

Certainly the concentration of military installations in the region is a factor. But the school’s military connections run deep.

“Irene Palmer was a captain in the Army,” Dean Sally Brosz Hardin said of the late Irene Sabelberg Palmer, the nursing school’s founding dean who came to campus in 1974 after leaving the Army and working at several other universities. (Full Story