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Despite coronavirus, nursing graduates confident as they begin their careers

Nursing students Nicole Dickinson and Josiah Tuch. National Nurses Week Sponsored by the American Nurses Association, it runs from May 6 until May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birth date. May 8 is designated as National Student Nurses Day. Heading into the full-time world of nursing is “very daunting” by itself, said Nicole Dickinson, but the jitters ratchet up with the prospect of launching a career in the middle of the

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Students win scholarships across the academic disciplines

In spring semester 2020, students at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga earned many impressive national and international scholarships, including such well-known ones as the J. William Fulbright U.S. Scholar, Japanese Exchange and Teaching, Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program and the Knight-Hennessy Scholar. Several were the first UTC students to ever be awarded such prestigious scholarships or were the first in many years; 50 years in one case. Hannah Horton, a

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Nursing students raise money for tornado victims

With a logo of the Chattanooga skyline designed by Becca Watts, as of today—Monday, April 20—almost 600 shirts have been sold, raising more than $6,600.

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Phone Call Checkups: UTC graduate students reaching out to residents for COVID-19 data

To gather information for the Hamilton County Health Department, Mary Ferris works from home, checking on people who have come into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.

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Reaching out: Assistant to Chancellor providing help to medical community

Since the end of March, Teresa McKinney has been sewing medical masks for healthcare workers at Hearth Hospice of Tennessee.

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