About Us


The Loewenberg College of Nursing (LCON), situated in a diverse metropolitan community, is committed to the preparation of nursing professionals who share a common goal of promoting health of the global community Both undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing.

The mission of the LCON is to provide accessible and innovative higher education preparing leaders who promote health of the global community through excellent teaching, rigorous research, and collaborative practice/service. To fulfill the mission, we are committed to creating a learner –centered educational environment, inspiring life-long learning through excellence in teaching, shaping practice through innovation and partnerships, creating and disseminating knowledge through research and engaged scholarship, and embracing diversity and cultural competence. Our commitment is built on the core values of caring, diversity, integrity, and leadership.

To fulfill our Mission, we set five Strategic Goals:

  1. Innovative and High Quality Academic Programs
  2. Student Success: Recruitment, Retention, Degree Completion, and Employment
  3. Integration of Cutting-Edge Technology
  4. Programs of Research/Scholarly Work
  5. Productive Partnerships from local to global communities