Former nursing faculty member, Susan Parsons, passes away

Susan Parsons

Dr. Susan Parsons, a former faculty member in the School of Nursing, passed away Dec. 6. She served at Wichita State for 15 years, starting in 2008. Susan contributed significantly during her 15-year tenure, teaching medical-surgical and complex care courses from the inception of the Accelerated BSN program. She also supervised nursing students in practicum settings at Wesley and Ascension Via Christi.   

Susan was also passionate about community service, volunteering her time and expertise at events such as the annual Point-in-Time Homeless event and at La Familia Senior and Community Center. 

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 at Andover United Methodist Church. A memorial has been established with the Kansas Humane Society, 3313 N. Hillside.