Mrs. Lorrie Davis-Dick is faculty in the Winston Salem State University (WSSU) Division of Nursing. She is embarking on 2 decades in health care and her 10th year in higher education. Mrs. Davis-Dick serves at WSSU as a core member of the RN-BSN Competency-based Education Course Development Team, in addition to her roles as RN-BSN Regional II Coordinator and Coordinator of Mental Health Nursing. Mrs. Davis-Dick received her BSN in nursing from North Carolina A & T State University, her MSN in nursing from the University of Phoenix, and she is currently completing her doctorate degree. Mrs. Davis-Dick holds certification by the American Nurse Credentialing Center in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. Additionally, her pedagogical strengths are inclusive of teaching on-campus, online, and with a premier nationally competency-based education online university. Mrs. Davis-Dick supported the competency-based online university’s nursing program for over 4 years in the areas of pre-licensure, post-licensure, and graduate program curriculum development and instruction. Mrs. Davis-Dick’s roles were inclusive of Student Mentor Faculty and later promotion to Community Health Nursing Content Faculty Course Mentor/Content Expert. The trajectory of her contributions were notable in the Course Mentor faculty role, including lead Course Mentor Product Development Specialist for the Community Health Nursing competency-based didactic and practicum experience for nursing students residing in the United States. The curriculum development process was comprehensive in reference to content development via an innovative disaggregated model of learning, applying real-time student support tools, including synchronous and asynchronous live events, time-sensitive Course Mentor to student chatter feature, and daily mentoring support to more than 600 students via conference platforms such as, Salesforce Learning Management System, Google Text and JoinMe. In 2013 she received the Student Mentor Faculty of the Year and in 2015 the Course Mentor Faculty of the Year Awards. Mrs. Davis-Dick's most notable publication includes her chapter contribution and mentoring model, “It Takes a Village to Raise a Nurse,” in to the highly-praised nursing education international anthology published by Springer, Transforming Nursing Education: the Culturally Inclusive Environment. Mrs. Davis-Dick's mentoring program, model of mentoring minority nursing students from a holistic perspective, and the premier nursing education poem “Dance Professor Dance" is a recommendation for course development and co-curricular design in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. Her model is internationally published in over 109 countries. Ms. Davis-Dick’s most recent contribution is in the 2016 book, Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty, 5th Edition by authors Diane M. Billings EdD RN FAAN and Judith A. Halstead PhD RN ANEF FAAN. Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty, 5th Edition is an award-winning guide and the gold standard for on-campus and online instruction, curriculum development, and evaluation in the profession of nursing. Mrs. Davis-Dick's personal nursing motto since 2001 is, "Learn, Mentor, and Empower Nurses of the 21st Century!"