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  • Beaumont Foundation’s $40,000 Fund Scholarships for First-Generation Students

    • 02.16.2017
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    Feb. 16, 2017 | The Beaumont Foundation has given the UAMS College of Nursing $40,000 to fund scholarships for 16 first-generation college students. The students each received $2,500 as recipients of the Deborah Darsa Carmon Beaumont Foundation Scholarship. There were eight recipients during the fall semester and an additional eight recipients for the spring semester. […]

  • Skelly Foundation’s $20,000 Funds 4 BSN to PhD Scholarships

    • 02.16.2017
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    Feb. 16, 2017 | The Gertrude E. Skelly Charitable Foundation has given $20,000 to the UAMS College of Nursing to fund four scholarships in the BSN to PhD program. The scholarships were awarded for the 2016-17 school year to disadvantaged and underrepresented students in the program and allows them to pursue the degree on a […]

  • Dr. Jean C. McSweeney Featured in Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

    • 02.14.2017
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    Jean C. McSweeney, PhD, RN, the College of Nursing’s associate dean for research, was featured in Sunday’s High Profile section of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for her tremendous work as a nurse, professor, scientist and research mentor. “Her work has really been an impetus for change,” Patricia A. Cowan, PhD, RN, dean of the College of […]

  • CON Service Projects Spread Holiday Cheer Across State

    • 01.11.2017
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    Jan. 9, 2016 | College of Nursing faculty, staff and students have been hard at work in December bringing joy and good tidings to many in Arkansas. On Dec. 17, the college hosted its 16th annual Camp Quality Christmas party for families with children with cancer. More than 100 family members received a Christmas dinner […]

  • CON Professor Helps Early Career Researchers Through AHA Committee

    • 01.3.2017
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    Dec. 29, 2016 | Christina Pettey, PhD, APRN, assistant professor in the UAMS College of Nursing, hopes the ideas and tips gleaned by young nursing researchers from presentations and lectures at the American Heart Association’s annual meeting will help make an immediate impact. As chair of the AHA’s early career committee, a part of the […]

  • CON Program Shows High School Students Opportunities in Nursing

    • 12.20.2016
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    Dec. 20, 2016 | White Hall high school students recently had the opportunity to learn some of the ins and outs of a career in nursing, thanks to a program of the UAMS College of Nursing and the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs. Fifty students from White Hall High School in Pine Bluff were on […]

  • Dissertation Defense Coming Up! Save The Date!

    • 12.19.2016
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  • Claudia Beverly Recognized for Geriatric Work Across Arkansas

    • 12.1.2016
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    Claudia Beverly, PhD, RN, director of the Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence at UAMS and professor in the College of Nursing, was recently recognized by the American Academy of Nursing for her work in geriatric care.  Beverly was named an Edge Runner, part of Academy’s Raise the Voice website campaign that aims to celebrate […]

  • CON SNA Chapter Earns Top Awards at State Convention

    • 11.30.2016
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    The UAMS College of Nursing’s Student Nurses Association earned a clean sweep in the top categories at this year’s Arkansas Nursing Students’ Association State Convention, winning most outstanding chapter, advisor of the year and student of the year.  The annual convention was held Oct. 5-7 in Little Rock.  The College of Nursing’s SNA chapter continued […]

  • CON Event Highlights Dean’s Circle Importance

    • 11.29.2016
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    UAMS College of Nursing Dean Patricia Cowan, PhD, RN, championed the efforts and accomplishments made possible by the Dean’s Circle at a recent event recognizing the group of donors.  “These funds are crucial to laying the foundation for major advancements in the College of Nursing and investing in our students, both present and future,” said […]