College of Nursing News

UT’s Baker Center Invites Public to Watch Nursing Summit Webcast

The public is invited to the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy on the UT Knoxville campus on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, to view the webcast of the “National Summit on Advancing Health through Nursing” sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The webcast event will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will run until 2:45 p.m.

Nursing’s Second Annual NightinGala a Success

The College of Nursing held its second annual NightinGala fundraiser event last month and brought in over $60,000 in funding for the college. Held at the Foundry at World’s Fair Park, the event was emceed by Robin Wilhoit, anchorperson for WBIR-TV and member of the College of Nursing Board of Visitors.

College of Nursing to Host Second Annual NightinGala

It’s a night full of fun, music and food all for a great cause. The College of Nursing at UT Knoxville is celebrating its second annual NightinGala. The event will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at The Foundry at World’s Fair Park.

College of Nursing to Offer Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

UT Knoxville has a new option for nursing students looking to further their education: the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. The degree complements but differs from the existing Ph.D. in nursing in that it is clinically-focused rather than research-focused.

Senior Nursing Student’s Memory Honored with Special Ceremony

Courtney House was supposed to graduate with her classmates last week. But the senior died in September 2009 only months after being diagnosed with cancer. Courtney’s memory was honored at the College of Nursing’s commencement exercises with a special pinning ceremony, where her parents were presented with the nursing pin that Courtney would have received at graduation.

UT Knoxville’s Nuclear Engineering Graduate Program in Nation’s Top 10

UT Knoxville’s nuclear engineering graduate program is now a top 10 program, according to the U.S. News and World Report 2011 graduate rankings. The program was ranked ninth in the country, rising three spots from last year. UT’s law, education and logistics programs also were ranked among the best in the nation.