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Anne Sinclair, a nurse in the pediatric emergency department, shows Oxford accelerated nursing student Logan Christian, right, how to apply proper PPE and how to perform a COVID-19 swab.

UMMC places Oxford SON students in Jackson amid pandemic

Monday, June 22, 2020

After the COVID-19 pandemic threatened to prevent accelerated nursing students in Oxford from completing their clinical requirements, school partners at UMMC worked to pair all 47 students with preceptors on the Jackson campus during June. Read More

Deidra Morgan, currently in the fourth year of the D.N.P. program, is using the scholarship to support her project on asthma management in schools.

Nursing students benefit from Mississippi Board of Nursing scholarships

Monday, June 8, 2020

Since 2017, the Mississippi Board of Nursing’s Office of Nursing Workforce has disseminated more than $2.5 million in scholarship funds to nursing schools in the state. This year, the School of Nursing at UMMC has received the largest amount to date; as a result, 85 nursing students have been awarded scholarships. Read More

SON's evidence-based practice group achieves international affiliation

The Mississippi Centre for Evidence-Based Practice in the School of Nursing is only the second nursing school-affiliated program in the United States to receive this prestigious designation with the Cochrane network.

Published on Monday, June 1, 2020

#UMMCGrad2020: UMMC employee graduates with long-awaited degree

Pam Farris sticks to her commitments. Every day for 26 years, she's traveled back and forth from Brookhaven to work at the Medical Center. After eight years pursuing her Ph.D., she'll graduate from the School of Nursing.

Published on Monday, May 18, 2020

Nursing alum receives national award for diabetic peds work

Dr. Katelyn Armstrong, a nurse practitioner in the pediatric endocrinology clinic, was recognized on a national stage by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for her work while a doctoral student in the School of Nursing.

Published on Friday, January 31, 2020

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

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.

Published on Thursday, December 5, 2019

Northington brings nursing experience to national leadership role

Published on Thursday, November 14, 2019

After accident, Ole Miss senior back in school, thanks to SON students

Published on Thursday, November 7, 2019

School of Nursing in Oxford celebrates new home, expanded class size

Published on Thursday, October 10, 2019

New SON dean's goal: Prepare school for huge shift in nursing education

Published on Thursday, October 3, 2019

Sanderson Farms first: SON staffs first aid tent

Published on Monday, September 23, 2019

UMMC to expand HIV research

Published on Thursday, August 29, 2019

UMMC confers 853 degrees in health sciences professions

Published on Friday, May 24, 2019

#UMMCGrad19: Nigeria-born SON graduate hopes to open pediatric clinic in home country

Published on Monday, May 20, 2019

SON, NIH team up to reduce cervical cancer in Mississippi

Published on Thursday, April 11, 2019

SON recognized for outstanding work in medically underserved Delta school district

Published on Thursday, March 21, 2019

SON students, VA nurses form unique partnership

Published on Monday, February 25, 2019

Sharing the pain: Students from four disciplines simulate patient care

Published on Thursday, February 21, 2019

School of Nursing moving, growing in Oxford

Published on Monday, February 11, 2019