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Monday, November 6, 2023
Alumni, faculty and students celebrated 75 years of nursing education for the UMMC School of Nursing Friday. The first academic nursing program in the state began as part of the School of Medicine in Oxford but moved to Jackson in 1956. The anniversary comes as the school anticipates construction of a new home on the Medical Center campus. Read More
Monday, September 18, 2023
Starting in May 2024, students in Oxford can start nursing careers through a traditional bachelor of science in nursing program offered by the School of Nursing at UMMC. A $750,000 grant from AccelerateMS through the state’s Office of Workforce Development is funding the reinstatement of the four-year BSN program. Read More
Responding to scenarios of situations that could occur in emergency departments in any hospital is helping UMMC School of Nursing students learn how to de-escalate conflicts and create a safer work place. UMMC Police played roles in the simulations and discussed the situations with students afterward, giving the students feedback on their reactions.
Published on Monday, July 31, 2023
A new 106,000-square-foot home for UMMC’s School of Nursing will soon be under construction. The state-of-the-art facility will include the needed laboratory and classroom space to increase the school’s enrollment by 25 percent.
Published on Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Construction of a new home for UMMC’s School of Nursing will provide the space for a 25 percent increase in enrollment. The facility will include classrooms, laboratories for simulation training and research, study and lounge areas for students and faculty and administration offices.
Published on Monday, June 19, 2023
The estate of Hugh Carroll Smith, a Brookhaven native and a professor emeritus in biology at Louisiana State University in Alexandria, endowed the Ernestine Price Smith Scholarship for registered nurses in the School of Nursing’s RN-to-BSN program. The gift will fund three $5,000 scholarships, easing the financial burden of continuing education for registered nurses seeking a bachelor’s degree.
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