Clinton College Hires New Nursing Full-Time Faculty
Dr. Irving graduated from Purdue University Global with a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in 2019. She brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the healthcare field with over 32 years of experience. An accomplished nurse executive leader with a distinguished track record of elevating healthcare standards in the medical surgical areas. Her focus as a leader has allowed her to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of healthcare organizations.
She has a proven track record of organizing and developing units to meet the qualifications of the accrediting agencies. Over the years Dr. Irving has educated and mentored students at Newberry College and ECPI University.
Her teaching philosophy centers on creating a student-centered, inclusive, and dynamic learning environment. She strives to inspire curiosity, critical thinking, and a commitment to lifelong learning while promoting diversity and respecting individual experiences and perspectives.
Dr. Irving was a member of the Army Reserves from 1987-1996 with the 382nd Field Hospital Unit, Fort Gordon, Ga., and served with her unit in the Persian Gulf in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, King Fahad National Guard Hospital from 1990-1991. She is a lifetime member of the National Black Nurses Association where she serves on the National Healthcare Committee, a member of Queen City Black Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association, the South Carolina Nurses Association, the Society for Collegiate Leadership & Achievement and Alpha Beta Kappa Honor Society. Her hobbies include reading, golf, cycling, tennis, and marathons. Dr. Irving is originally from Aiken, South Carolina she is joining Clinton College as an Instructor in the Bachelor of Science Nursing Program in Spring 2024.