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The South Oxford Center, in what used to be Baptist Memorial Hospital, is the new home of the University of Mississippi School of Nursing in Oxford.

Burgeoning School of Nursing program increases reach in Oxford

Monday, February 11, 2019

The School of Nursing’s Accelerated Nursing Program at the University of Mississippi in Oxford is growing, with its ultimate goal to double the number of students per class. This fall, students will start their paths toward a nursing degree in a brand new location. Read More

Lanier High School students, from left, Tatiana Myers-Arterberry, Shakell James and Amiracle Williams hold signs touting the school's Teen Advocacy Program.

New program teaches kids to stop, think before making risky decisions

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Dr. Kate Fouquier, director of the Lanier High School Teen Wellness Clinic, has developed a program to help students receive decision-making services. Members of the inaugural class at Lanier share what they learned from STICking to the course. Read More

Mobile clinic provides much-needed, convenient care for young and old

UNACARE mobile clinic staff take health care services to the Jackson patients who need them most - from Head Start centers to an apartment complex for the elderly. The clinic makes routine care convenient – and may have even helped save a life.

Published on Monday, December 10, 2018

Hoover calls SON dean role ‘greatest privilege of my life’

Dr. Kim Hoover, dean of the School of Nursing, will retire Dec. 17. The list of her accomplishments is long and varied: among them, she doubled enrollment in the school from 427 to 850 students and adding three nurse practitioner-managed clinics to underserved areas of Jackson and Sharkey and Issaquena counties.

Published on Thursday, December 6, 2018

Photos: School of Nursing celebrates 70th anniversary with tours, alumni panel

Current and former School of Nursing faculty and students gathered Friday afternoon to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Medical Center’s second-oldest school. The festivities included tours of the simulation lab; booths loaded with information about school-based clinics and other SON projects; and a panel of alumni representing each of the last seven decades.

Published on Monday, November 12, 2018

‘The shoulders of those who came before us:’ SON turns 70

The Medical Center’s second-oldest school will celebrate its 70th anniversary on Friday with remarks from School of Nursing graduates, a reception and tours of the school. While the school has undergone many changes in the last 70 years, the work being done today was built “on the shoulders of those who came before us,” said Dr. Kim Hoover, SON dean.

Published on Thursday, November 8, 2018

Ambulance gift allows Lanier students to learn medical transport skills

Published on Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Newest JPS school-based clinic helps keep grade-schoolers well

Published on Monday, September 24, 2018

Freshman Early Entry relieves stress for nursing hopefuls

Published on Thursday, September 6, 2018

Nursing faculty focus on bringing best practices to bedside

Published on Monday, July 30, 2018

#UMMCGrad18: Adventure beckons School of Nursing graduate

Published on Monday, May 21, 2018

Telehealth leader named nursing Alumnus of the Year

Published on Thursday, May 10, 2018

SON staff, students vote with dollars to determine who'll go 'Over the Edge'

Published on Monday, March 26, 2018

Nursing alum champions high-reliability health care

Published on Monday, March 19, 2018

Fuqua's passion for nursing inspires endowed scholarship gift

Published on Monday, February 26, 2018