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UTC Nursing students are raising money for a trip to Guatemala

In many parts of the world people don’t have the same readily available access to healthcare that most people in the United States have. UTC School of Nursing (SON) students are raising the money to take a trip to one such place, Guatemala City, to try to change that.

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Dr. Christine Benz Smith named Director of UTC School of Nursing

Following a nationwide search, UTC alumna Dr. Christine Benz Smith has been selected as the Director of the UTC School of Nursing.  She has served in several capacities at UTC since she joined the UTC School of Nursing (SON) faculty in 1997.

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HHP offers new Master’s Degree, Physical Activity and Health

In fall 2014, the Health and Human Performance Department will officially begin to offer a new Master’s Degree, Physical Activity in Health. This new degree focuses on public health and health promotion. The focus will be on promoting health within community based organizations, which might mean neighborhoods, work sites, corporations, small businesses, or school settings.

Dr. June Scobee Rodgers to speak January 29

Dr. June Scobee Rodgers will present “Why STEM teachers are needed today more than ever” on Wednesday, January 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the Challenger STEM Learning Center on the UTC campus, located at 855 East Fifth Street.  This event is free and open to the public.

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School of Nursing focuses on collaborative healthcare

While much of the nation argues about healthcare, the UTC School of Nursing (UTC SON) is making positive efforts to improve it with a collaborative, interprofessional environment, particularly in the delivery of care to older patients.

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