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Victoria Mathis

Victoria Mathis is an assistant professor of nursing at Kaua‘i Community College.

Mathis was born and raised in Bolton, Lancashire, England until she emigrated to New Zealand at 17 with her parents. She left home and went back to England at 19 and started her nursing training.

In 1992, she came to Hawai‘i to begin her graduate studies at UH Manoa and earned a masters degree in the Nurse Practitioner program. She will receive a doctorate in clinical practice from UH Manoa in 2015.

After completing graduate school and becoming a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, she then spent four years in Columbus, Georgia and moved back to Hawai‘i and Kaua‘i in 2005.

Mathis also established Kaua‘i CC’s Medical Assisting Program where students earn a certificate of achievement. She is the program’s coordinator.

The Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching is awarded by the Board of Regents as tribute to faculty members who exhibit an extraordinary level of subject mastery and scholarship, teaching effectiveness and creativity and personal values that benefit students.

Please contact your Campus Chancellor's Office for more information on the application process.

Current Winners
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1965–2014 Honorees
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