Biography of Jackie Halley

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Full Title: Nursing Faculty
Building: Larson Lifestyle Center
Room Number: 413
Email: jackie.halley [at]
Work Phone: 2234
Departments: Division of Nursing - 402.486.2524
Job Description:

I teach NURS 208: Fundamentals in the 1st semester of the Nursing Program. I enjoy teaching new nursing students and watching them grow throughout the nursing program.  Building a strong foundation of time management, prioritization, and safe nursing practice is my passion.   

Academic Background

I began my college education studying at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where I completed my pre-nursing curriculum course work.  I graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center with my BSN in 2009 and graduated with my MSN from the University of Phoenix in 2014.

Campus & Community Involvement:

Assistant Professor

Chair of the Admissions and Academic Evaluation Committee

Professional Background:

I started my career in nursing on a Neuroscience Progressive Care Unit at Bryan Health in Lincoln, NE.  While working as a floor nurse, I began working for Union College part time teaching students in the clinical setting.  I fell in love with the teaching role and transitioned into a full time nurse educator in 2012. Spring 2014, I began teaching the Fundamentals nursing course. 


2016 Nebraska Action Coalition 40 Under 40 honoree, representing Nebraska's emerging nurse leaders

Personal Information:

My husband and I have one child.  Caden keeps us busy and entertained everyday!  He has been a true blessing and answer to our prayers.  In our spare time, we love watching sports, spending time with family and friends, and watching Caden grow!