University of Missouri-Kansas City faculty, staff and students gathered to celebrate the career of Lora Lacey-Haun, dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies. Lacey-Haun is retiring after a 40-year career in nursing education. Joined by her family, including children and grandchildren at the Diastole Scholars’ Center, Lacey-Haun listened to colleagues praise her leadership. [...]
Name Change Reflects Expansion of Healthcare Education FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 4, 2013 Contact: Stacy Downs (816) 235-1441, email@example.com KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing is taking on a new name today: The UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies. “The name change of a school might not seem significant, [...]
Dean Lora Lacey-Haun, Ph.D., was selected as one of nine “2013 Icons of Education” in the January issue of Ingram’s magazine. Below is the lead paragraph in Ingram’s about Lacey-Haun. “Throughout her nearly 40 years of nursing education, most of it in Kansas City, Lora Lacey-Haun has been ahead of the curve: She became a [...]
The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing has received a $2.4 million federal grant to offer full scholarships to help diversify the nursing workforce.The program will assist 240 students who are underrepresented in nursing — men as well as those with African-American, Hispanic, Asian, American Indian or Alaskan native backgrounds. Current and new Bachelor [...]
The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing has been ranked in the Top 20 of the nation’s best online graduate nursing programs by U.S. News & World Report. UMKC’s no. 15 ranking, released Tuesday, is the highest of any public university in Missouri or Kansas; the University of Kansas ranked No. 23. Full Article
Tim and Daniel Q. Smith graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing last week, becoming its first father-son alumni. Full Article
Kansas City Business Journal David Twiddy, Reporter Wednesday, October 3, 2012 The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing has received a three-year, $1.5 million federal grant to help improve medical services at two area community health clinics. Announced Wednesday, the grant comes from the Health Resources and Services Administration, part of the U.S. Department [...]
Photos from the UMKC School of Nursing Night at the Kauffman Center are now available on our Facebook page. http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150582894332746.379362.165201547745&type=3 Note: You do not need a Facebook account to access these photos.