Dr. Bridget Grimard was recently appointed as the Program Director for the MSN programs at South University’s Online Programs. Dr. Grimard has been a nurse for 24 years and a nurse educator for 21 years. She attained her BSN, MSN, and DNP all from Eastern Kentucky University. Her clinical experience has been primarily in telemetry and hospice with leadership experience as a clinical nurse specialist and Magnet/Shared Governance Coordinator. She has served students in all levels of nursing in both in-person and online formats. She earned her CNE in 2011 and has held that certification consistently and proudly. She has held educational leadership roles in BSN (pre and post-licensure), MSN, and DNP programs and has been heavily involved in curriculum revisions and faculty development at all levels as a program chair and associate dean. She is invested in scholarship and has been involved in presentations and publications for colleagues and students. Bridget is passionate about innovation and student success. Her motto is “Every student…every day…every time.” She looks forward to furthering the momentum in South’s already amazing MSN program through collaboration and an innovative spirit. Please welcome Dr. Grimard to the South University family.