Lakeview Announces Dean of Nursing;
Alumna Named to Serve at Post
DANVILLE , IL (08/28/2018) (readMedia)-- Lanette Stuckey, of Effingham, IL, has been named dean of nursing at Lakeview College of Nursing (LCN).
Stuckey became a faculty member at Lakeview College of Nursing in 2011. She earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from Lakeview in 2008, her master's in nurse education from Kaplan University in 2011, and will be receiving her doctorate in nurse education (Ph.D.) from Capella University in September of 2018. Stuckey is also a certified nurse educator (CNE) and a certified medical surgical registered nurse (CMSRN).
She said she is excited to be in her new role at Lakeview. "I am grateful to have this opportunity to continue to serve Lakeview in this new role. Lakeview has always held a special place in my heart from the time I was a student. I look forward to providing my worth as a contributing member of this impressive college," said Stuckey.
Stuckey has over 10 years of experience in healthcare and nearly as many years in nursing education. She was named "Nurse of the Year" by Sarah Bush Lincoln Healthcare in 2012, and has written, taught, coordinated and/or instructed many courses for LCN over the years. Stuckey, who has worked as a registered nurse/nursing house supervisor at Sarah Bush Lincoln Healthcare, has also published articles for nursing journals and presented at nursing education conferences.
While teaching at Lakeview, Stuckey has served on several of the college's committees including admissions, administrative team, and curriculum. Additionally, she has provided leadership through her role as clinical chair for the college's success team, being a member of the Higher Learning Commission Steering Committee, and serving as chair of the college's curriculum committee. Stuckey has also recently been promoted to the rank of associate professor at LCN.
Stuckey's experience and leadership demonstrates an alignment with the mission and vision of LCN, according to Lakeview College of Nursing President Sheila Mingee. "Lanette has worked tireless hours to contribute to the good of the College. Her leadership in shaping the curriculum has helped to strengthen the academic performance of our students and help us to prepare students for leadership roles within the healthcare community. I look forward to seeing her provide leadership in this new capacity," explained Mingee.