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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. LaDonna Northington, who began her nursing career in the Children's Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in 1979, has been elected Society of Pediatric Nurses president.

Northington brings nursing experience to national leadership role

Thursday, November 14, 2019

LaDonna Northington, a pediatric nurse with 42 years of experience at the bedside and in management, academia and administration, will assume the presidency of the Society of Pediatric Nurses in April. Read More

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

After suffering a spinal injury in a car accident, Summer Jefferson, a biochemistry major at the University of Mississippi, was determined to return to Ole Miss for her senior year. It seemed an unlikely goal – until a unique arrangement was formed with students in the Accelerated B.S.N. Program in Oxford.

Published on Thursday, November 7, 2019

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

Students, faculty and staff gathered in the School of Nursing’s new 17,000-square-foot home at the South Oxford Center on Wednesday to celebrate their new state-of-the-art learning space.

Published on Thursday, October 10, 2019

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

Dr. Julie Sanford, who has been in academic nursing for 26 years, began her new role as dean of the University of Mississippi School of Nursing in late summer. She has her finger on the pulse of big changes coming to nursing education and has specific plans to prepare her new school for the shift.

Published on Thursday, October 3, 2019

Sanderson Farms first: SON staffs first aid tent

For the first time, students and faculty members from the School of Nursing managed and staffed the first aid tent at the Sanderson Farms Championship. They provided services for free, treating spectators, professional golfers and everyone associated with the event.

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

New program teaches kids to stop, think before making risky decisions

Published on Thursday, December 20, 2018

Mobile clinic provides much-needed, convenient care for young and old

Published on Monday, December 10, 2018

Hoover calls SON dean role ‘greatest privilege of my life’

Published on Thursday, December 6, 2018

Photos: School of Nursing celebrates 70th anniversary with tours, alumni panel

Published on Monday, November 12, 2018

‘The shoulders of those who came before us:’ SON turns 70

Published on Thursday, November 8, 2018

Ambulance gift allows Lanier students to learn medical transport skills

Published on Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Newest JPS school-based clinic helps keep grade-schoolers well

Published on Monday, September 24, 2018

Freshman Early Entry relieves stress for nursing hopefuls

Published on Thursday, September 6, 2018

Nursing faculty focus on bringing best practices to bedside

Published on Monday, July 30, 2018

#UMMCGrad18: Adventure beckons School of Nursing graduate

Published on Monday, May 21, 2018

Telehealth leader named nursing Alumnus of the Year

Published on Thursday, May 10, 2018