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Chuck Stokes, right, the School of Nursing's 2021 Alumnus of the Year, calls nursing a

SON Alum of the Year: Nurses called to meet challenges of tomorrow

Monday, June 7, 2021

Chuck Stokes, School of Nursing Alumnus of the Year who retired as president and CEO of Memorial Hermann Health System in 2019, calls on today’s nurses to be part of the solution to health care challenges, including workforce shortages, chronic diseases and an aging population. Read More

Makenzie Byrd serves as president of the Nursing Student Body and marshal of the School of Nursing Class of 2021.

#UMMCGrad2021: Critical care at heart for SON graduate

Monday, May 17, 2021

Makenzie Byrd will go from being a School of Nursing student on the UMMC campus to working in the Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit. The Sebastopol native is already considered a nursing leader among her peers for serving as president of the Nursing Student Body and marshal for the School of Nursing Class of 2021. Read More

Bower Foundation grant funds UMMC-trained nurse educators

The need for more health care administrators and community college nurse educators will be addressed through Building a Strong Future for Nursing in Mississippi, a project funded by the Bower Foundation that will also provide scholarships for the School of Nursing’s RN-to-MSN program.

Published on Monday, April 19, 2021

Allison Foundation gift nurtures nurses, patients' resilience

Self-care is an important part of health for nurses and their patients. With that in mind, the Sarah Elizabeth Allison Foundation is giving the School of Nursing $600,000 toward a self-care and wellness lab to promote resilience.

Published on Monday, April 5, 2021

Homeless patient care focus of UMMC students' lesson

Learning to work together to care for a homeless veteran was the goal of an interprofessional exercise involving medical, nursing and pharmacy students. During the simulation at the School of Nursing, students could listen to the lung function of a manikin named Pete Prince Jr., observe his vital signs and advocate for him as their patient. The annual exercise teaches students the importance of every care team member.

Published on Monday, March 29, 2021

UMMC's largest Accelerated BSN class answers nursing's call

The largest number of Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing students at the Medical Center will answer the need for more nurses. At UMMC, students began their studies Jan. 11 with online classes and in-person labs. Within a year, they’ll be taking exams to become registered nurses.

Published on Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Pandemic sparks classroom flexibility, staff creativity for fall semester

Published on Monday, August 10, 2020

SON's school-based clinics expand behavioral health care

Published on Monday, July 20, 2020

UMMC places Oxford SON students in Jackson amid pandemic

Published on Monday, June 22, 2020

Nursing students benefit from Mississippi Board of Nursing scholarships

Published on Monday, June 8, 2020

SON's evidence-based practice group achieves international affiliation

Published on Monday, June 1, 2020

#UMMCGrad2020: UMMC employee graduates with long-awaited degree

Published on Monday, May 18, 2020

Leading the charge: Jones, Wilson help steer COVID-19 command team

Published on Monday, May 4, 2020

Nursing alum receives national award for diabetic peds work

Published on Monday, February 3, 2020

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

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