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Hospital Partnership Covers Tuition, Offers Jobs to UTHSC Accelerated BSN Students

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Imagine becoming a nurse in just one year – with tuition and fees covered – and going to work at a guaranteed job upon graduation. This is reality for some Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing, thanks to an agreement with Methodist Le… Read More


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Six Nurses Honored with Regional Awards at NightinGala for National Nurses Week

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Six nurses from the Mid-South and Nashville were recognized with awards at the Sixth-Annual NightinGala, an event coordinated by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing. The NightinGala is held during National Nurses Week, which is May 6-12. More than 200 people attended the event, held May 6 at the Hilton-Memphis. It… Read More


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College of Nursing Celebrates Nurses Week With NightinGala, Nurse Hero Awards, Runyan Community Nursing Award

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The 2022 NightinGala marks the first time since the pandemic that the annual celebration will take place in person.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing will begin National Nurses Week May 6 by recognizing nurse heroes at NightinGala 2022. The event, which celebrates excellence in nursing, will be held at the Hilton-Memphis from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Although NightinGala is in its sixth year, this will be the first… Read More


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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