The University of Portland School of Nursing is pleased to announce the appointment of Joane Moceri as associate dean for the undergraduate program effective May 1, 2013. Moceri has served as an associate professor with the School of Nursing since August 2012, teaching in both undergraduate and graduate programs. She came to UP from the University of Washington Tacoma, and also served as founding director of the Pierce College Nursing Program. Her scholarly interests include increasing under-represented minorities in nursing and the nursing workplace environment. She speaks broadly on diversity issues in nursing, serves on the editorial review board for the Journal of Cultural Diversity, and is an active member of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses. For more information contact the School of Nursing at 7211 or email@example.com.