As part of our ongoing series of faculty and staff profiles, this month we feature Jill Beavers-Kirby, DNP, ACNP-BC, associate professor and coordinator of NP programs.
Name: Jill Beavers-Kirby.
Hometown: Union, Ohio.
Alma Mater: THE Ohio State University.
I can’t live without: Scripture. I read it every morning to start my day.
If I could spend the day with one person it would be: Maya Angelou because I admire and respect her philosophy on life.
If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: The Galapagos Islands to experience the natural scenery.
When I have down time, I: Travel. My most recent trip was to Spain.
My favorite movie is: Legally Blonde.
The quote I tend to live by is: “Choose a job you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.” ~Confucius
I am a nurse educator because: I love seeing the “lightbulb” moment on a student’s face.
The best advice I could give to incoming freshmen is: Life is a teaching moment. Remember to learn as you go along.
One thing you may not know about me is: I used to be a firefighter.