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EDsmart names Loewenberg College of Nursing one of best accerlated nursing programs for 2019

EDsmart's ranked best online and on campus accelerate programs from accredited schools based on affordability, academic quality and student outcomes.
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Zhan elected AACN Board of Directors treasurer

AACN Announces 2019 election results for Board of Directors and Nominating Committee
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U.S. News & World Report ranking

U.S. News & World Report ranked the Loewenberg College of Nursing #17 in Best online Graduate Nursing Programs. The rankings consider performance across a set of indicators of excellence. 
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Nursing Dean Lin ZhanDean Lin Zhan was featured in the Memphis Medical News' INCHARGE Health Care 2019. The article focuses on the leaders behind healthcare's dynamic growth in the Memphis area.

 

 

 

Dr. Shirleatha LeeNovember 2018: Dr. Shirleatha Lee has been selected a Maxine Smith Fellow for the 2018-2019. The Maxine Smith Fellows program is a leadership development program designed to increase the diversity of qualified candidates in the state’s leadership pipeline. An ideal candidate for this program is an emerging leader who demonstrates the potential to be promoted several levels (within the institution/system/state) with the right mix/blend of opportunity, challenge, and mentoring.

 


July 2018
: The manuscript "Adverse Childhood Experiences across Nursing Curriculum" was accepted for publication in the Journal of Professional Nursing. Thank you to the Urban Child Institute for support this innovative ACI. Author include: Drs. Marie Gill, Lin Zhan, Leigh Ann Breckenridge, and Judy Rosenberg.  

June  2018: Mikayla Whitman (BSN '16), received the DAISY Award. Mikayla was nominated while on assignment with Cross Country Healthcare brand Advantage RN at CaroMont Health in North Carolina. 
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April 2018: Faculty Publication - Dr. Marcy Purnell's manuscripts titled, "Bio-Field Array: A dielectrophoretic electromagnetic toroidal excitation to restore and maintain the Golden Ratio in human erthrocytes" was accepted for publication in the journal of Physiological Report--a scientific journal covering original research in all areas of physiology.

April 2018: LCON Graduate Program Ranked Among Nation's Best - The Loewenberg College of Nursing Online Graduate program was ranked as the 15th best online graduate program in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. 
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April 2018:  University of Memphis Honors Assembly - A the U of M Honors Assembly, we honored 10 nursing students to receive Caring, Diversity, Integrity, Leadership, and Dean's Awards. Caring Award - Samantha Basar & Heather Ayers; Diversity Award - Nadia Amirali & Tangela Beasley; Integrity Award - Rosemary Dunn & Lesley Kirkendall; Leadership Award - Celecia Osborne & Michelle Peck; Dean's Award - Taylor Mayberry & Bradley Hatch.

March 2018:  AACN Student Policy Summit - Dr. Bailey, BSN student Celecia Osborne (Lambuth), and Dawn Davis (Memphis) joined TN nursing deans visiting the Capitol Hill for TN senators' offices. Nursing voice is loud and clear on the Hill on Monday. Our students - Celecia and Dawn - did such a great job advocating for supporting Title VII and Title VIII programs to include all aspects of nursing workforce demand in education, practice, recruitment, and retention.

November 2017: LCON Celebrates 50 Years - The University of Memphis Loewenberg College of Nursing celebrated 50 years of preparing leaders and promoting health recently at its 50th Anniversary Gala in the University Center Ballroom with about 200 guests.

October 2017: HEED Award - The University of Memphis Loewenberg College of Nursing is one of 24 health professions schools to receive the 2017 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.The Loewenberg College of Nursing receives Health Profession Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award. Read the complete story >

October 2017: International Travel - Drs. Lin Zhan and Richard Bloomer traveled to China recently as featured speakers at the second International Forum on Health Education and Promotion held at Sanda University in Shanghai. Zhan, dean of the Loewenberg College of Nursing, delivered the talk "Health Promotion: Concepts & Practice in Nursing."