October 9, 2017

CON Scholarships Provide More Than $300,000 to Students

Oct. 9, 2017 | Scholarships in the UAMS College of Nursing provided more than $300,000 to 92 students and their education needs this year.   Seventy-eight scholarships across every program in the College of Nursing provided $309,654 for student education. Thanks to CON friends, alumni and donors, the amount of scholarship money has grown consistently…

August 29, 2017

CON Receives National Grant for White Coat Ceremony


Aug. 29, 2017 | The UAMS College of Nursing is one of 50 nursing schools and the only one in Arkansas to receive a $1,000 national grant for its white coat ceremony from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). This year’s ceremony, in which white coats are…

April 26, 2017

Heart disease is number one killer of women


Courtesy of El Dorado News-Times By Janice McIntyre, City Editor, El Dorado News Times EL DORADO — Numbers of cardiovascular disease cases were projected to reach 41.5 percent among Americans in 2030. “We already reached that mark in 2015,” said Dr. Jean McSweeney, associate dean of research at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science…

November 29, 2016

CON Event Highlights Dean’s Circle Importance

CON Event Highlights Dean’s Circle Importance

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…