Meet the Nursing Department Chair: Janice (Jan) Watts

Janice Watts Nursing Department Chair

Janice (Jan) Watts is a seasoned registered nurse with decades of experience. She received her RN from Hartford Hospital School of Nursing and both her BSN and MSN from the University of Hartford. Jan began her career in Nursing in the field of geriatrics where her responsibilities spanned from staff nurse to Vice President of Patient Care in a large geriatric continuum. In 2004, she transitioned into the higher education arena when she joined Goodwin College as the fundamentals instructor. She went on to become Department Chair of the Nursing program and has had the honor of graduating thousands of nursing students.

A Message from Jan

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about our nursing programs at Goodwin College. I am confident that you will find the educational environment at Goodwin to be one that nurtures and supports you as you pursue your goals. I hope you will consider advancing your nursing career with us, and I wish you success in your future endeavors.
Janice Watts, MSN, RN