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.
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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.
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.
Eight students will graduate from the College of Nursing at UT Knoxville having received a richer, more intensive clinical experience this semester, thanks to a unique partnership with Parkwest Hospital in Knoxville.
In this WATE-TV story about the shortage of primary care doctors, College of Nursing Dean Joan Creasia talks about how nursing practitioners — if called upon to help make up for the shortage — can provide an exceptional quality of care.
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.
Carole Myers, assistant professor in the College of Nursing, sits down with WVLT-TV to discuss some of the politics behind health care reform and how it will affect you.
The College of Nursing at UT Knoxville has teamed up with UT Student Health Services and the University of Tennessee Medical Center to bring the UT community “HealthBeat 2010,” a free health fair for UT students, faculty, staff, retirees and their families, on March 31.
The UT College of Nursing is one of three colleges approved by the UT Board of Trustees to charge differential tuition. In this WATE news story, Dean Joan Creasia explains why increasing costs is necessary to maintain enrollment and the technologies needed to run a successful program.
Three colleges at UT Knoxville would charge extra tuition per credit hour, under a plan being proposed by Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek.