The College of Nursing is kicking off a $15 million fundraising campaign. Half of the funds raised during the Investing in the Journey to the Top 25 campaign are projected to support a new nursing building. The official announcement will be made tonight at the NightinGala, an annual event that honors a distinguished alum and an individual who has made significant contributions to the nursing profession.
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The College of Nursing has named Sandra Thomas, professor and chair of the PhD program, the inaugural Sara and Ross Croley Endowed Professor in Nursing.
College of Nursing faculty members Nan Gaylord and Lynda Hardy have been named to the American Academy of Nursing‘s 2016 class of new fellows.
Victoria Niederhauser, dean of the College of Nursing, has been appointed to serve on the National Advisory Council for Accelerating Interprofessional Community-Based Education and Practice.
UT has been recognized nationally for a project designed to improve the wellness and disaster readiness of an Appalachian community in Clay County, Kentucky.
The College of Nursing will celebrate National Nurses Week May 6–12. Special dates include May 6, which is marked as RN Recognition Day, and May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, founder of nursing as a modern profession.
This week, leading up to Mother’s Day, we’re sharing the stories of some moms who work on our campus. For Victoria Niederhauser and her daughter, Emily, nursing is a family affair. They come from several generations of health care providers and are continuing the tradition. Victoria is dean of the College of Nursing and Emily is a neonatal nurse in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Shelia Swift, a clinical assistant professor in the College of Nursing, has been named assistant dean for undergraduate programs.
Tami Bland, clinical assistant professor in UT’s College of Nursing, was recently honored with the Gaylord Rodgers Pediatric Faculty Award.
UT’s College of Nursing received the maximum ten years of continuing accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education following an extensive self-study and March accreditation visit.