Hudson Smith, Andrea
Cuyahoga Community College
Andrea Hudson Smith, MSN-Ed., APRN, FNP-C, has contributed to the Cuyahoga Community College Nursing Center of Excellence since 2012 and to nursing education since 2009. Throughout her career, Hudson Smith has continuously displayed integrity, responsibility and dedication. She demonstrates a broad knowledge base, with a background spanning numerous care areas. Her educational background solidifies her achievement of academic pursuits and gives her leverage to relate to students at all levels. Presently, she has embarked upon the completion of a doctorate in nursing practice focusing on education leadership. Hudson Smith has exhibited a commitment to service by assisting in an effort to bring healthcare focused learning opportunities to the community. She has served on the Cuyahoga Community College Speakers Bureau since 2014 as well as on a standards review team for the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. In addition, she has been an annual conference speaker for Real Life Ministries and a volunteer at college and community events. Hudson Smith also has numerous professional memberships and affiliations supporting her development and strengthening her advocacy of nursing practice. She has served on numerous collegewide and Nursing Center of Excellence committees, and she has sought to bring an element of care and esteem to the nursing program by spearheading the Sunshine Committee and the Student Success Committee.