The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga School of Nursing has been selected the best in the country by student and alumni voters in the inaugural Top Nursing School in the United States – Student Choice Awards contest launched by Nurse.org—an influential national organization.
Nurse.org, an online source supporting and empowering nurses to better their careers, lives and profession by publishing trusted educational resources, announced the UTC nursing school as the top vote-getter in the Tennessee Student Choice Award competition—as voted by students and alumni.
EduMed.org, a national website that focuses on programs across more than 60 medical and health fields, ranked the UTC Nurse Practitioner and the BSN-to-DNP Bridge programs at No. 19 and the Nurse Practitioner program at No. 16 as one of the country’s most affordable.
Three UTC seniors, psychology major Destini Givens and nursing majors Emmanuella Ingabire and Kendrick Cox, are among six statewide recipients of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Foundation BlueCross Power of We Scholarships.
Thanks to a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in collaboration with the Tennessee Department of Health, University Health Services has updated its clinic.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga School of Nursing’s long-held dream of a new building has received the funding needed to become a reality. The Dorothy and Jim Kennedy Health Sciences Building will be the new home of the UTC School of Nursing thanks to an $8-million gift from the Kennedy Foundation, Inc.—the largest gift in School of Nursing history. The official announcement took place at an Oct. 23 on-campus event.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga received an $8-million gift from the Kennedy Foundation, Inc. to name the forthcoming home of the UTC School of Nursing the Dorothy and Jim Kennedy Health Sciences Building. This is the largest single gift in UTC School of Nursing history.
Six UTC undergraduate School of Nursing students recently participated in a training exercise with officers in the UTC Police Department.
A $1.4-million grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration has been awarded to the UTC School of Nursing to prepare undergraduate students to meet the needs of rural and medically underserved populations. Dr. Brooke Epperson, assistant professor and undergraduate coordinator in the School of Nursing, is the principal investigator—landing a three-year grant through the HRSA NEPQR-SET program.
RAM tough: Volunteer opportunity brings UTC students, staff and faculty together ‘to make an impact and be engaged in the community’
Over the weekend of Sept. 9-10, volunteers around the region offered their services to the Remote Area Medical (RAM) clinic—including approximately 75 students, staff and faculty from the UTC Social Work, Music Therapy, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, Master of Public Health and Nurse Practitioner programs and the UTC RAM Chapter student organization.