Nicole Mentag

Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing Science

It is an honor to be a part of a student's scholarly journey, supporting them as they lead the improvements in health care outcomes.

Havican Hall 15A | 574-284-4687 |

I started my nursing faculty journey in 2014, where I taught a variety of courses in a BSN program.


PhD in nursing education, Nova Southeastern University
MSN in nursing education, Ball State University
BSN, Indiana University South Bend

Area of Expertise

Evidence-Based Practice

Research Interests

  • Thriving
  • Student Success
  • Diversity

Graduate Courses Taught

NURS 604: Evidence-Based Practice I
NURS 624: Evidence-Based Practice II

Professional Experience

Registered Nurse in Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Sigma Theta Tau International

Recent Presentations

"The Lived Experience of Thriving Nursing Students"- Sigma Theta Tau, Nu Omicron Chapter


White, B. J., Mentag, N. M., Kaunda, B. R. (2020). African American nurses describe experiences of mistrust and trust while in nursing school. Nursing Education Perspectives, 41(3), 157-162. doi:10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000606