College of Nursing News

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.

Free Health Fair for UT Students, Employees and Retirees March 31

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.

WATE: UT nursing students to pay more tuition beginning this fall

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.