Associate Professor of Nursing
Jeanette Commagere has always had a love for education. She began her professional teaching career in secondary education. She began her nursing career as an associate degree registered nurse but continued her formal nursing education and earned a bachelor’s and then master’s degree. Ms. Commagere began teaching nursing at Nunez Community College in 2005. She was hired at William Carey University in 2007. At William Carey University, Ms. Commagere held both faculty and administrative positions. She was very active in such areas as nursing accreditation, recruitment, curriculum development, and curriculum revision.
Ms. Commagere left William Carey University in 2012 to become the Director of Unitech Training Academy in Metairie, LA. While there, she developed the licensed practical nursing program which gained approval without recommendations after the initial submission of the self-study report and site visit. Ms. Commagere is very excited about this opportunity to again teach undergraduate students in such a respected nursing program as the LC Division of Nursing.
Ms. Commagere enjoys a close walk with the Lord and attempts to demonstrate Christian principles in all of her professional and personal endeavors. She enjoys spending time on Lake Pontchartrain with her husband, Brien; her three children; and nine grandchildren. Ms. Commagere loves to take cruises or travel to the Smokey Mountains. She has had a life-long love of animals, especially horses, Her menagerie now consists of two male Maine Coon cats, Deuce and FatBoy who were named after motorcycles, and two parrots, Jazzy and Sunny. The family also includes two dogs, Tomi and Sparky.