By Casie Anderson, student news writer
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University recently hired Lorena Steenbergen of Lucas, Ky. as the assistant professor of nursing in the newly opened School of Nursing, according to Dr. Michael V. Carter, president.
Steenbergen graduated from San Diego State University in 1982 with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. In 2004, she received her master of science degree in nursing from Western Kentucky University.
She has worked as a clinic nurse specializing in pediatrics and internal medicine in a family practice clinic in Glasgow, Ky., a nursing instructor at Western Kentucky University, a public health nurse in Glasgow, Ky., a medial-surgical and critical care nurse in California and a program manager/researcher at the University of Kentucky.
“Helping to set up a new nursing program is an exciting challenge. I believe that presenting students with ways they can serve through nursing will be a wonderful opportunity,” said Steenbergen.
Some of her publications include “Evaluation of the Kentucky Graduated Driver Licensing System” and “Policy Brief: Graduated Drivers’ License for Youth Program.”
She is a member of Peter Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Lucas, Ky.
Campbellsville University, now celebrating her Centennial year, is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 2,310 students who represent 100 Kentucky counties, 32 states and 28 foreign nations. Listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” 14 consecutive years as one of the leading Southern master’s colleges and universities, Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his eighth year as president.