Arizona College of Nursing
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Dean of Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Colorado Denver
Post Master’s Certificate as Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, University of Colorado Denver
Master of Science in Nursing, University of Missouri Kansas City
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, William Jewell College
Prior to joining Arizona College of Nursing in 2021, Shawn served as a Project Director for the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence, managing geriatric related HRSA grant programs. Moreover, she has held leadership positions in nursing programs as the BSN/ADN Program Director at Denver College of Nursing and Director of Nursing at Adams State University. She started her faculty career in 2006 at Adams State University. Shawn has also held leadership roles in nursing organizations throughout her career and most recently was awarded Nurse of the Year through District 16 of the Colorado Nurses Association.
As Dean of Nursing, Shawn oversees the BSN program.
BSN Program Manager
B.S. in Sociology, Geneseo State University of New York
Prior to joining Arizona College in 2022, Emily served as an Academic Advisor for Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design where she has held leadership positions in the Student Strategic Planning Committee and Student Success initiatives. She provided career guidance, helped students navigate policies and setbacks and encouraged reflection, intellectual exploration, and thoughtful planning. Additionally, she provided leadership for Orthopedic Centers of Colorado Imaging Centers as lead Patient Service Coordinator where she oversaw center operations and patient care, at Cornell University, as a Technician she managed maintenance for plant hybridization and organization of data for research, education and outreach.
As BSN Program Manager, Emily helps oversee campus operations and provides data support to Deans and assists with guidance to students’ movement through courses.
Executive Director of Enrollment Services
B.B.A., Business Administration and Management, American InterContinental University
Kimberly Jensen joined Arizona College of Nursing in 2022 bringing more than fifteen years of experience in Higher Education to the team. Kimberly previously served in such roles as Director of Admissions, Vice President of Admissions and Campus President where her focus was on delivering exceptional student service and positive educational outcomes.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and is passionate about student success, organizational culture and providing mentorship to her on-campus team. Kim serves as Executive Director of Enrollment Services for the Aurora campus where she oversees the Admissions, Financial Aid and Student Services departments
1 The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program at the Arizona College School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
2 All Arizona College of Nursing and Arizona College campuses are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), a U.S. Department of Education-recognized national accrediting agency.