Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date

August 2003

Creation Date


Publisher Information

University of South Florida Tampa Library


College of Nursing, Psychiatric nursing, Riggin, Ona


Ona Riggin, Emeritus and Distinguished Professor at the University of South Florida, discusses the development and early days of USF's College of Nursing. Dr. Riggin talks about the nature of the Nursing School and courses, what the postgraduate Nursing Program was like in the late 1970s and 1980s, and speaks on the Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Program. In addition, Dr. Riggin discusses current challenges the College of Nursing faces.

Physical Information

1 sound file (43 min.) : digital, MP3 file + 1 expanded summary (digital, PDF file)