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During their first week in the Accelerated BSN program, Asia Madison, left, and Erica Logan practice tucking a mannequin

UMMC's largest Accelerated BSN class answers nursing's call

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The largest number of Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing students at the Medical Center will answer the need for more nurses. At UMMC, students began their studies Jan. 11 with online classes and in-person labs. Within a year, they’ll be taking exams to become registered nurses. Read More

Alexandra Tzotzolas, a School of Nursing student, wears a face shield and maintains her distance from other classmates while she listens to the heart and lungs of a mannequin in the SON’s simulation lab. Students in all seven UMMC schools who venture onto campus this fall will have to adhere to specific safety guidelines.

Pandemic sparks classroom flexibility, staff creativity for fall semester

Monday, August 10, 2020

When COVID-19 reached the University of Mississippi Medical Center's academic halls last spring, each of the seven schools on campus quickly transitioned traditional classrooms to online learning opportunities. While the pandemic continues to ravage the state five months later, the Council of Deans has planned a hybrid approach to educating the state's future health care workforce this fall. Read More

SON's school-based clinics expand behavioral health care

A new three-year grant is enabling the School of Nursing to continue its critical work in schools in Jackson and the Mississippi Delta, and is providing expanded behavioral health services with the addition of a full-time psychiatric nurse practitioner.

Published on Monday, July 20, 2020

UMMC places Oxford SON students in Jackson amid pandemic

After the COVID-19 pandemic threatened to prevent accelerated nursing students in Oxford from completing their clinical requirements, school partners at UMMC worked to pair all 47 students with preceptors on the Jackson campus during June.

Published on Monday, June 22, 2020

Nursing students benefit from Mississippi Board of Nursing scholarships

Since 2017, the Mississippi Board of Nursing’s Office of Nursing Workforce has disseminated more than $2.5 million in scholarship funds to nursing schools in the state. This year, the School of Nursing at UMMC has received the largest amount to date; as a result, 85 nursing students have been awarded scholarships.

Published on Monday, June 8, 2020

SON's evidence-based practice group achieves international affiliation

The Mississippi Centre for Evidence-Based Practice in the School of Nursing is only the second nursing school-affiliated program in the United States to receive this prestigious designation with the Cochrane network.

Published on Monday, June 1, 2020

#UMMCGrad2020: UMMC employee graduates with long-awaited degree

Published on Monday, May 18, 2020

Leading the charge: Jones, Wilson help steer COVID-19 command team

Published on Monday, May 4, 2020

Nursing alum receives national award for diabetic peds work

Published on Monday, February 3, 2020

Nursing boom: Accelerated B.S.N. enrollment to increase 133 percent

Published on Thursday, December 5, 2019

Northington brings nursing experience to national leadership role

Published on Thursday, November 14, 2019

After accident, Ole Miss senior back in school, thanks to SON students

Published on Thursday, November 7, 2019

School of Nursing in Oxford celebrates new home, expanded class size

Published on Thursday, October 10, 2019

New SON dean's goal: Prepare school for huge shift in nursing education

Published on Thursday, October 3, 2019

Sanderson Farms first: SON staffs first aid tent

Published on Monday, September 23, 2019

UMMC to expand HIV research

Published on Thursday, August 29, 2019

UMMC confers 853 degrees in health sciences professions

Published on Friday, May 24, 2019

#UMMCGrad19: Nigeria-born SON graduate hopes to open pediatric clinic in home country

Published on Monday, May 20, 2019

SON, NIH team up to reduce cervical cancer in Mississippi

Published on Thursday, April 11, 2019

SON recognized for outstanding work in medically underserved Delta school district

Published on Thursday, March 21, 2019

SON students, VA nurses form unique partnership

Published on Monday, February 25, 2019

Sharing the pain: Students from four disciplines simulate patient care

Published on Thursday, February 21, 2019

School of Nursing moving, growing in Oxford

Published on Monday, February 11, 2019

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

Published on Thursday, December 20, 2018

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

Published on Monday, December 10, 2018