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Dr. Amy Smith, second from left, Alumna of the Year, is congratulated by, from left, Michelle Goreth, president-elect of the UMMC School of Nursing Alumni Association; Michael Parnell, association president; and Dr. Julie Sanford, dean of the School of Nursing.

Nursing Alumna of Year serving ‘nation’s heroes’ as VA leader

Monday, May 15, 2023

Dr. Amy Smith, who earned a BSN and MSN at UMMC, is the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs director of clinical operations for specialty care and recipient of the Nursing Alumna of the Year Award. Also Presly Lowry, nursing instructor, received the Early Career Achievement Award during the annual School of Nursing Alumni Awards luncheon. Read More

Tanzi McAllister will work as a registered nurse on 4 North, the same place she's worked as a nurse tech while she was pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in the School of Nursing's traditional program.

#UMMCGrad2023: School of Nursing graduate’s career to start in familiar place

Monday, April 24, 2023

School of Nursing BSN candidate Tanzi McAllister of Aberdeen plans to start her career as a registered nurse at UMMC in the area where she’s worked as a nurse technician since 2021. “They raised me as a nurse on 4 North,” she said. Read More

SON Research Day studies influence patient care

UMMC’s School of Nursing Research and Scholarship Day included studies that take aim at reducing the risk of post-partum hemorrhage, improving communications with stroke victims and boosting enrollment in clinical trials. Some results have been implemented in patient care.

Published on Monday, April 10, 2023

‘That’s what we do in Mississippi’: Medical Center responds to tornado

Within hours of Saturday’s massive tornado strike in the Mississippi Delta, teams of students, physicians, nurses and others from the Medical Center were on the road to Rolling Fork. Many worked for hours without rest, providing medical aid and solace to those who lost everything.

Published on Monday, March 27, 2023

UMMC’s online MSN program rises to 33rd in the country in U.S. News & World Report list

The School of Nursing’s online MSN program holds the highest U.S. News & World Report ranking for any online MSN program in the state. This year’s ranking reflects a rise of five percentage points since 2022.

Published on Monday, January 30, 2023

School of Nursing among 10 best for men, according to American Association for Men in Nursing

From a dozen male faculty members to the benefits of its location on the state’s academic medical center, faculty and male alumni discuss why the School of Nursing is among the best in the country for men in nursing. Nationally, 13 percent of registered nurses are men, up from 7 percent in 2008.

Published on Monday, December 5, 2022

School of Nursing partners with Mississippi State for dual-degree program

Published on Monday, November 21, 2022

Serial numbers: Enrollment pattern is unbroken, thanks to another bounce

Published on Monday, November 7, 2022

UMMC nursing leaders collaborate for excellence in care, nursing education

Published on Monday, November 7, 2022

Dr. Leigh Holley protecting public through Accelerated BSN program

Published on Monday, October 10, 2022

Violence research focus of $7.5M grants to School of Nursing

Published on Monday, October 10, 2022

School of Nursing tops Mississippi rankings by U.S. News & World Report

Published on Monday, September 26, 2022

Nursing white coat ceremony clinical education rite of passage

Published on Monday, September 19, 2022

UMMC faculty lauded for achievements

Published on Monday, September 12, 2022

Photos: UMMC students one step closer to health sciences careers

Published on Monday, August 22, 2022

UMMC faculty members receive kudos

Published on Monday, August 22, 2022

Center for Telehealth, School of Nursing team up for school-based telehealth training

Published on Monday, August 1, 2022

Medical Center faculty, staff reap recognitions

Published on Monday, July 25, 2022

‘The best day of my life’: Rural-focused outreach captivates the future hope of health care

Published on Monday, July 18, 2022

UMMC faculty members gather kudos

Published on Monday, July 11, 2022

Photo Gallery: Graduates smile after reaching educational milestone

Published on Tuesday, May 31, 2022

UMMC celebrates 959 May 2022 graduates across six health sciences schools

Published on Friday, May 27, 2022

‘Life-changing’ MSN courses begin May 31 for UMMC Bower scholars

Published on Monday, May 23, 2022

SON alums shine as change leaders, health care innovators

Published on Monday, May 16, 2022

UMMC nursing alumna to provide care in Ukraine

Published on Monday, May 9, 2022