2013 School of Nursing & Health Studies Faculty/Staff Awards

Staff Awards: School Collaboration Award: Matt Gardner This award honors staff members who recognize that their success contributes to the success of others and who accepts accountability for their performance. Education First Award: Emily VanArsdale This award honors staff members whose actions recognize that students are integral to the mission of the School and who …

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UMKC Names Cary as New School of Nursing and Health Studies Dean

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2013 Contact: Stacy Downs (816) 235-1441, downs@umkc.edu Nationally accomplished educator to lead UMKC program KANSAS CITY, MO – The University of Missouri-Kansas City has appointed Ann Cary as Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies. Cary, currently Director of the Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing, succeeds …

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Celebrating A Career in Nursing Education: Dean Lacey-Haun’s Retirement Reception

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. …

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Introducing the UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies

Name Change Reflects Expansion of Healthcare Education FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 4, 2013 Contact: Stacy Downs (816) 235-1441, downs@umkc.edu 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, …

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Dr. Lora Lacey-Haun, Dean of School of Nursing, Recognized As “Icon of Education”

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 …

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School of Nursing Receives $2.4 million Grant to Help Diversify Future Workforce

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 …

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School of Nursing gets $1.5M to improve clinics’ care

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 …

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