Promoting Health and Preparing Leaders.

The Loewenberg College of Nursing (LCON) is committed to the preparation of nursing professionals who share a common goal of promoting health and achieving health equity in the global community. Both the baccalaureate and master's programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing.


Produce nurse leaders, scholars, and innovative research to promote health in our global society.


To be transformative leaders in nursing education, practice, and science through the advancement of health equity.

Strategic Goals

Goal 1 | Student Excellence
Provide an innovative culture, exceptional education, and dynamic student experience that attracts highly qualified students and cultivates them to become nursing leaders who are diverse, inclusive, and prepared to positively impact healthcare outcomes.

Goal 2 | Teaching Excellence
Deliver innovative curricula focused on state-of-the-art teaching and learning strategies, student success measures, clinical partnerships, and a culture of belonging, to prepare lifelong learners who are catalysts of positive impact in a global society.

Goal 3 | Faculty Excellence
Attract, recruit, and retain highly motivated, qualified, and diverse faculty delivering innovative curriculum and participating in cutting-edge scholarship and research while engaged in lifelong development, professional service, and community outreach.

Goal 4 | Research Excellence
Strengthen interdisciplinary health equity research capacity through the provision of essential internal and external resources, faculty development, and formal, research-focused academic practice and community partnerships to be recognized as a premier research college.

Goal 5 | Partnership Excellence
Develop and sustain robust academic practice and community partnerships that foster engagement and collaboration in support of the college’s education, practice, and research mission to positively impact partners and the communities they serve.

Goal 6 | Operational Excellence
Improve the college’s operational efficiency and effectiveness through the establishment of quality practices and policies to maximize resource utilization and ensure accountability.

Contact Us

4055 N. Park Loop
University of Memphis South Campus
Memphis, TN 38152

P: 901.678.2003
F: 901.678.4541