Assistant Professor in Residence
Burgess Hall 407
MS Nursing, St. Francis College of Nursing, Peoria IL
BS Nursing, St. Francis College of Nursing, Peoria IL
Renee joined the Bradley University department of Nursing as a full time Assistant Professor in August 2016. She has been teaching as an adjunct faculty member since 2012 teaching clinical in the med/surg and psych areas. She teaches Gerontology and Adult Med/Surg Practicums. Her background and experience has been in medical-surgical nursing with focus in cardiology. During her career she has worked as a Registry Nurse at Unity Point Methodist and worked Registry at Proctor as a cardiac nurse. She has been teaching as adjunct faculty at Illinois Central College since 2014 instructing CNAs, LPN's and RN's.
Professor Pierce developed a passion for teaching and mentoring students while working as a registry floor nurse and practicums and decided teaching fulfilled her lifelong dream.