Quanza Mooring, PhD, RN


Department of Nursing

Asst. Professor


Quanza Mooring

Phone: 830-372-6924



PhD, Capella University, Education, Concentration-Nursing Education

MSN, East Carolina University, Nursing Education

BSN, North Carolina Central University

BA, UNC-Chapel Hill, Exercise and Sport Science, Spanish (minor)


Assistant Professor, Gardner Webb University, Hunt School of Nursing, 2013-2017

Clinical Faculty, University of South Carolina- Upstate, 2012-2013

Nurse Educator, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System, 2012-2013

Nurse Instructor, Halifax Community College, 2010-2012

Staff Nurse/Flow Nurse, Nash Health Care Systems, 2006-2012


Bedgood, A., Bischoff, W., Mooring, Q., Trinidad, C. (2018, April). The art of transcultural nursing care: Promoting culturally competent interactions in education and the workplace-Panel discussion. The Pedagogy Conference. Texas Lutheran University, Seguin, TX.

Bedgood, A., Bischoff, W., Mooring, Q., Trinidad, C. (2018, April). The Art of Transcultural Nursing Care: Promoting Culturally Competent Interactions in Education and the Workplace. Texas Lutheran University Department of Nursing, Seguin, TX.

Mooring, Q. (accepted for presentation October, 2017). Improving nursing student retention through integration of soft skills teaching into the nursing curriculum. To be presented at the South Eastern Nursing Staff Education Symposium, Charlotte, NC.

Mooring, Q. (2016). Recruitment, advising, and retention programs- Challenges and solutions to the international problem of high nursing student attrition: A narrative literature review. Nurse Education Today, accepted for publication 3/3/2016.

Mooring, Q. (2016). Aggressive Academic Advising Practices: Strategies to Improve Nursing. Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity, Spring 2016. Hamilton, A. & Mooring, Q. (accepted for presentation July, 2017). More than just grades: Using blackboard to enhance student resilience and success. To be presented at the BbWorld Conference, New Orleans, LA.

McNeilly, M. & Mooring, Q. (2016, March). Applying quality matters standards to a hybrid nursing research course: Improving student engagement. Presented at the Quality Matters Regional Conference, New York, NY.

Mooring, Q. (2015, August). Aggressive academic advising practices: Strategies to improve nursing. Paper presented at the annual Health Professions Diversity Conference, Greensboro, NC.

Mooring, Q. (2015, April). Aggressive academic advising: Integrating students to the college environment and fostering nursing student retention. Poster presented at the AACN Hot Issues Conference, Las Vegas, NV.