Erin Bennion

Erin Bennion

Nursing Department Chair


Erin Bennion began her education in the nursing program at Ricks College. After graduating, she worked as a nurse for ten years before returning to school. She received a master’s degree in sports conditioning and performance from Southern Utah University and a PhD in nursing at the University of Phoenix. Before her employment at BYU-Idaho, Erin taught at Southern Utah University while also working at the hospital. She has been a nurse for 20 years and has gained experience in many areas, especially labor and delivery.

She and her husband, Dan, met while attending school at Ricks College. Together they have three children, one of whom is currently a student at BYU-Idaho. In her free time, Erin enjoys spending time with her family, having outdoor adventures, and being physically active.

Spiritual Preparation

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When you are having a rough time, what is your best form of self-help?