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Hello! My Name Is…

My name is Alana Rogers and I am a Registered Nurse at SOVAH Health Martinsville. I began my career at Martinsville as an Emergency Department Nurse and I have recently started a new journey as a Clinical Educator. My role is to help educate staff, coordinate a new graduate residency program and preceptor program. My hobbies revolve around my family, friends, and pets. I love being outside, hiking, fishing, and playing with my dogs and cat Asher, Mieka, and Tank. I come from a small town called Stuart, VA with my amazing parents Lonnie & Darlene Rogers and the best big sister Lindsey Rogers. My grandparents, parents, sister, and family/friends are the most important pieces of my life.

What is your motivation for obtaining your degree here at Averett University?

My motivation behind getting my MBA is to help drive my career and grow professionally and personally. My family has always strived for me to pursue my dreams and be the best version of myself as I can be. They taught me to never stop learning. I hope to one day be in upper management in the nursing field.

Why did you choose Averett University’s Graduate & Professional Studies program?

I chose Averett because of the positivity that my advisors and teachers provided to me during my BSN with Averett. I chose to continue my path with the people that have continued to motivate and inspire me.

I chose Averett because of the positivity that my advisors and teachers provided to me during my BSN with Averett. I chose to continue my path with the people that have continued to motivate and inspire me.

How has your degree from Averett University assisted you in your career?

My degree has allowed me to see nursing from different points of view. It has allowed me to see all the aspects of nursing and not just one view.

What advice would you share for current and incoming students in Averett University’s GPS Program?

My advice for all looking into a GPS program at Averett is, jump in! Make the commitment with a university who cares about you growth professionally and personally! Averett has always continued to provide me with all the resources I need to be successful.

What keeps you motivated while in your degree program?

WI owe my motivation to my fiancé and family who continually support me in my journey!

What is your anticipated date of graduation?

My anticipated graduation date is Spring of 2020!!

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