Mission, Vision & Values

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Our Mission

To foster an environment of academic and scholarly excellence that develops nurse leaders who will improve the health and wellness of local, national and global communities.

Our Vision

We will advance the reputation of UB's School of Nursing by achieving a collaborative academic culture that impacts global and local needs for research, scholarship and educational excellence.

Our UB School of Nursing core values are inherent and critical to the achievement of our mission and vision.

UB School of Nursing Values: I-CARE

Our UB School of Nursing core values are inherent and critical to the achievement of our mission and vision.
  • Integrity - Honesty in all we do.
  • Collaboration - We value intra-professional, interprofessional and community collaboration to advance learning, discovery and practice.
  • Accountability - We hold ourselves responsible for behaviors, actions and results.
  • Respect - For diverse backgrounds and opinions in an inclusive and compassionate manner.
  • Excellence - In innovative approaches to teaching, scholarship and service.

Strategic Goals

  1. To promote and improve the health and quality of life of individuals, families, and communities through collaborative interdisciplinary research and scholarship.
  2. To foster transparency and a culture that exemplifies Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence (ICARE), to actualize the talents of our diverse students, faculty and staff to advance learning, practice and outcomes.
  3. To deliver innovative nursing education programs that prepare our graduates to collaboratively lead in global health initiatives that include research, education, practice and service opportunities in diverse and underserved populations.
  4. To leverage our partnership and collaborative initiatives within the SON, UB, alumni, community and global partners.
  5. Align revenue and expenses to improve financial stability, operational excellence and organizational resilience.