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Yvette Rose

School of Professional Studies


M.S.N., 2007, Governors State University
B.S.N., 1998, Olivet Nazarene University

As Level I Coordinator in Olivet’s nursing department, Professor Rose enjoys helping students set and achieve their goals. She came to ONU in 2008 and currently teaches fundamentals of nursing, didactic and clinical, and transcultural family nursing. She also serves on three committees: admissions, grievance and contact education.

As an adjunct clinical instructor in the nursing program at Kankakee Community College, she represents Christ as she helps nursing students prepare for their careers.

Before joining Olivet’s faculty, Professor Rose was on staff at Kankakee Area Career Center as the program coordinator for the Certified Nurse Aide Program. She has more than 25 years of nursing experience in the fields of behavioral health and substance abuse, and gerontology.

In 2004, the City of Kankakee honored Professor Rose with a Certificate of Appreciation as part of “A Culture of Caring” emphasis during Black History Month. In 2006, she was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, the international nursing honor society. She served as vice president for Olivet’s Kappa Sigma chapter from 2009 to 2011 and continues as a member of the Lambda Lambda chapter at Governors State University.

Yvette is a member of the Kankakee River Valley Parish Nurse Council and the Parish Nurse Ministry at the Second Baptist Church of Kankakee.

For her leisure activities, Professor Rose enjoys gardening, historical and cultural events, and art. She and her husband, Hampton, have two daughters and two grandchildren.



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