Dr. Larry Slater appointed interim dean of LCON
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LCON welcomes Dr. Jeremy N. Whittaker, new assistant dean for nursing students. 
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Dr. Brad Harrell was selected to serve on the nominating committee for the first roster of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Group (DEIG) officers for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. The DEIG is a convening body that unites expertise, experience and guidance for academic nursing in Leading Across Differences. It will explore innovative approaches to enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion in academic nursing and thee nursing workforce and support the efforts of AACN member institutions and academic nursing at the local, regional and national levels to advance diversity and inclusion. 

Dr. Larry Slater, associate dean for Academic Programs in the Loewenberg College of Nursing, has been selected as one of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing’s 70 Visionary Leaders. Dr. Slater, UAB alum, is being recognized by his peers for his exemplary leadership, innovation, and far-reaching impact on nursing and health care. The award and recognition is part of the UAB School of Nursing’s 70th anniversary celebration.

Nursing faculty published an article, “College of Nursing–Sponsored Research Forum to Promote Student Scholarship Development,“ in the Journal of Nursing Education. Contributing faculty include Dr. Jason T. Sasser, Dr. Marie E. Gill, Dr. Janye M. Wilson, Dr. Sohye Lee and Dr. Teresa Richardson
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Students support local COVID Vaccination efforts

LCON Spring 2021 Virtual Student Research Forum to be held


September 2020: LCON honors Dean Zhan for September, Healthy Aging Month
Celebrate Healthy Aging Month with the Loewenberg College of Nursing as we honor Dr. Lin Zhan, dean of LCON and local geriatric health expert.

June 2020: LCON receives 10-year reaccreditation
The accreditation action is effective for 10 years beginning September 30, 2019, which is the first day of the program's recent CCNE on-site evaluation, to June 30, 2030.

June 2020: LCON awarded $3.24M, five-year HRSA grant to support students from disadvantaged backgrounds 
The project, Supporting the Retention of Next Generation Registered Nurses (STRONG-RNs), will be led by Project Director Dr. Eric Bailey II.

April 2020: Rachel Hogan Brown, EMSN student, receives grant for sepsis protocol
The Baptist Clinical Research Institute (BCRI) awarded Brown $53,875 to help further her hospital’s influential quality improvement efforts.

March 2020: U.S. News & World Report ranks UofM nursing program
The Loewenberg College of Nursing graduate programs were ranked #89.

March 17, 2020: Deans' message amid Coronavirus pandemic
Deans send message to students regarding the College's COVID-19 response

February 2020: Dean Zhan named Geriatric Nursing Visionary
Geriatric Nursing 
by Virginia Burggraf, Radford University School of Nursing, and Christine Mueller, University of Minnesota School of Nursing >>more

January 2020: Lambuth Childbirth Simulator offers nursing students new ways to learn
WBBJ TV Jackson, Tennessee
The University of memphis Lambuth campus now has one of the world's first augmented reality childbirth simulators. >>more