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Rhonda Donald, education administrator in the School of Nursing, hands information to incoming student Teresa Moncrief.

Nursing boom: Accelerated B.S.N. enrollment to increase 133 percent

Thursday, December 5, 2019

With an ever-increasing demand for baccalaureate-prepared nurses in Mississippi, the University of Mississippi School of Nursing’s accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program will be accepting 70 students in its 2020 class, up from the current class size of 30. Read More

Dr. Thomas Dobbs, State Health Officer for the Mississippi State Department of Health, discusses colorectal cancer screening at the 70x2020 Colorectal Cancer Screening Initiative annual conference.

Efforts to increase colorectal cancer screening in MS yield positive results

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Fewer Mississippians are getting colorectal cancer, fewer are dying from it and more say they’re being screened, 70x2020 Colorectal Cancer Screening Initiative members were told at a recent annual meeting. The grassroots effort has resulted in communities choosing dozens of ways to deliver the screening message. Read More

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