Quanza Mooring, PhD

Assistant Professor of Nursing


  • PhD, Capella University
  • MSN-FNP, Houston Christian University
  • MSN-Nursing Education, East Carolina University
  • BSN, North Carolina Central University
  • BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Courses Taught

  • NURS 3315, Patho-Pharmacology II
  • NURS 3401, Adult Health I
  • NURS 3404, Care of Individuals I


Teaching Focus

Nursing Education (MSN), Undergraduate Nursing Fundamentals, and Undergraduate Nursing student success skills.

Additional Information

Quality Matters certified peer reviewer.

ACEN site visitor.

Research Interests: Student evaluation, academic advising, student retention, and educational neuroscience.


  • 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.


  • 2018-present, Texas Nurses Association, member
  • 2010-present, American Nurses Association, member
  • 2010-2017, North Carolina Nurses Association, member
  • 2010, Emergency Nurses Association, member
  • 2008-present, Sigma Theta Tau, Pi Sigma Chapter, member


  • Volunteer coach, Forest Hills District Odyssey of the Mind
  • Advisory Board Member, Cleveland County Partnering for Community Prosperity Initiative
  • Vice President, Springmore Basketball Booster Club
  • Member, Teen Pregnancy Prevention Coalition of Cleveland County
  • Member, Springmore Elementary Parent Teacher Organization
  • Parent Liaison, Springmore Football Booster Club