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UTHSC, Southwest Partner to Help Qualified Students Earn Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

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A new partnership between UTHSC and Southwest Tennessee Community College is designed to help qualified students earn nursing degrees.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing and Southwest Tennessee Community College have partnered to guarantee admission to UTHSC’s nursing program for Southwest students who meet requirements. The Partnership Enrollment Program is offered to graduates of Medical District High School (MDHS), which opened this year on the Union Avenue campus of Southwest.… Read More


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Like Mother, Like Daughter: UTHSC Nursing Legacy Continues in Houston County

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Mother and daughter share love for nursing instilled in them by the UTHSC College of Nursing.

Continuity of care is more than a philosophy at the Hilcrest Clinic in Erin, Tennessee. It is a way of life. For nearly 30 years, Robin Black, FNP, BC, PNP, BC, has worked as a nurse practitioner at the small, privately-owned clinic in rural Houston County. Her daughter Piper Black, BSN, hopes to follow in… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Highlights Nursing Theory In New Center of Excellence

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has established a Center of Excellence that builds on the legacy of alumna Margaret A. Newman, PhD, RN, a world-renowned leader in nursing theory. One of the college’s most famous alums, Dr. Newman, who passed away in 2018, was instrumental in shaping nursing practice globally,… Read More


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Fifty Years After Graduating from Nursing School, Times are Different, But Bonds Remain

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Members of the Class of '71 from Methodist School of Nursing were honored as adopted alumni by the UTHSC College of Nursing Friday. From left, Susan Schmidt, Eleeva Hilbun, Dr. Diane Pace, and Jan Barkett.

When Diane Pace, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, IF, NCMP, FAANP, FAAN, director of Special Academic Programs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing, graduated from the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in 1971, the dress code for nurses was a crisp white dress, white hose, polished white shoes, and often, a starched… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Moves into New Home on Memphis Campus

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After more than 100 years in operation, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has moved to a home of its own. As part of the $70 million renovation of the Historic Quadrangle on the UTHSC Memphis campus, the College of Nursing has a dedicated building for faculty, students, and staff, for… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Emergency Support Fund Helps Students in Need

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  The Student Emergency Support Fund established by the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has distributed $6,600 in emergency aid to students in need and will distribute another $11,000 this fall and winter. In 2018, the college started a fund-raising campaign to formalize a means to help students cope… Read More


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Students Show Heart of Nursing in COVID-19 Volunteer Efforts

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Students and faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing who are volunteering at the COVID-19 testing site on Tiger Lane at the Mid-South Fairgrounds view the experience as an opportunity to live out their mission as nurses. “Nurses are a strong force and have always been willing to jump in… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Changing Lives

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In the new issue of the UTHSC Nursing Magazine you’ll discover the many ways the college is improving patient outcomes and shaping the future of the profession; meet new leadership in the college; learn program highlights including pass rates, enrollment numbers, and scholarships available to students; and recaps from exciting events including the NightinGala, Golden… Read More