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Daisy Award Nominations

Honoring Excellence: Nominations Open for the DAISY Award at LCON

Nominations for the Extraordinary Nursing Faculty at LCON are now open, offering an opportunity for students, colleagues, and staff to recognize those who inspire, lead, and shape the next generation of healthcare providers. 

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Associate Dean for Research’s PHD Dissertation Research Award

Kimberly Beasley and Austin Corsmeier Receives ADR PhD Dissertation Research Award

Kimberly Beasley and Austin Corsmeier have achieved a remarkable milestone, securing the prestigious Associate Dean for Research's PhD Dissertation Research Award at the University of Memphis, Loewenberg College of Nursing.

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Dr. Jeremy Whittaker on Nursing Education at NASPA's 2023 Conference in Washington DC

Dr. Jeremy Whittaker is set to make waves at the upcoming 2023 NASPA Racial Equity & Social Change Conference in Washington DC. Scheduled from December 6-9, Dr. Whittaker will take the stage as a guest speaker, presenting an insightful session titled "Nurturing Success: Bridging the Gap for Nursing Students from Economically and Disadvantaged Backgrounds."

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Tracie Augusta

Tracie Augusta Excels with NLN Scholarly Writing Retreat Selection and Prestigious 2023-2024 CoRS Award

Dr. Tracie Augusta has been chosen to participate in the prestigious Fall/Winter 2023 NLN Scholarly Writing Retreat. Adding to her accolades, Tracie has also been bestowed with the 2023-2024 Communities of Research Scholars (CoRS) award. This dual recognition not only signifies Tracie's commitment to scholarly excellence.

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LCON Makes a Meaningful Mark at the African American Male Wellness Walk/Run 

In the predawn hours of Saturday, October 7, 2023, Fourth Bluff Park saw the arrival of a dedicated team comprising 70 LCON faculty, staff and students. Their mission of “bringing the clinic to the community” through a day of volunteerism and community service at the African American Male Wellness Walk.

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Adapting for Tomorrow: LCON Curriculum Changes

In the ever-evolving field of healthcare, LCON leaders believe it is imperative that our nursing educational programs align with the dynamic healthcare landscape. To ensure our students are prepared to excel as future nursing professionals, our nursing programs have undergone significant curriculum changes that align with best practices at the national level.

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Male Student

Empowering Tomorrow's Male Nurses: Introducing MINDSET at LCON

Men Invested in Nursing Development, Support, Education, and Training (MINDSET) is a student nursing organization within the Loewenberg College of Nursing that offers guidance and mentorship to its members as they navigate their nursing studies.

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Task Force Established to Revise College's Promotion and Tenure Policy

To enhance the effectiveness and quality of the University of Memphis Loewenberg College of Nursing (LCON), Dean Linda Haddad has formed a task force to undertake a comprehensive review and revision of the college's Promotion and Tenure Policy and Criteria. 

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Linda Haddad and Jill Dapremont

Charting a Course for Excellence: LCON's Visionary Strategic Plan Unveiled

In 2022, LCON initiated the process of crafting a new college strategic plan, following the completion of the University of Memphis's ASCEND Strategic Plan. 

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LCON appoints Dr. Brad Harrell as Interim Associate Dean for Academic Programs

Effective July 1, 2023 Dr. Harrell will serve in the role of Interim Associate Dean of Academic Programs.

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Farewell to Dr. Larry Slater: Reflecting on a Legacy of Dedication and Impact

LCON bids farwell to Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Clinical Professor.

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daisyDAISY award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty Winner Announced

Professor Tiffany Elliott, Clinical Assistant Professor at the Lambuth campus, receives the DAISY award. 

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decorativeStudents, Alums and Nurses: Sisters Share Path and Passion to Heal

Donor Suzanne Potts Scobey and her two sisters, Stephanie Cape and Stacey Park, are connected through more than blood. 

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bsnLCON Secures a Support Program with BSN 

Online popup shops are available for students, faculty, staff, and alumni to purchase official LCON gear. 

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haddidLoewenberg College of Nursing Announces Dean of Nursing

Dr. Linda Haddad has been named dean of the Loewenberg College of Nursing effective August 1, 2023.

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leflerAssociate Dean for Research/William A. and Ruth F. Loewenberg Chair of Excellence in Nursing

The Loewenberg College of Nursing has named Dr. Leanne Lefler Associate Dean for Research/William A. and Ruth F. Loewenberg Chair of Excellence in Nursing. 

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