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School of Nursing and Health Studies Intersession Addresses “Empathy in Contemporary Society”

December 9th, 2013 · Comments Off · Research

[The following was provided by the School of Nursing and Health Studies.] What does empathy look like in our society? A January intersession is designed to provide interactive dialog in seeking the answer. The one-credit hour class will be held from 1 – 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 7, 9, 14 and 16.

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Message from Chancellor Leo Morton: Southern Missouri tornadoes

May 31st, 2011 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals, Research

[The following was emailed to UMKC Everyone on May 24.] The news reports from Joplin following the devastating tornado that struck that area continue. The UMKC community joins others in offering our sympathy to the families of those who died and our hope to the hundreds of individuals displaced, distressed, and traumatized by this disaster.

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UMKC responds to Joplin tornado

May 24th, 2011 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals, News, Research

Yesterday, faculty and staff at UMKC Schools of Pharmacy, Nursing and Medicine held meetings and began organizing in response to the major storms that swept through Joplin and southern Missouri over the weekend. The Schools are closely monitoring the situation and are reaching out to our students and alumni in the storm area. Along with […]

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UMKC May 2011 Commencement stats

May 17th, 2011 · Comments Off · News

The figures below represent the number of graduating candidates who participated in UMKC’s 2011 commencement ceremonies. The official number of graduates and degrees conferred will not be available for several weeks. School of Nursing, May 5: 125 graduates Two hoods

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Quarterly Message from Chancellor Morton: UMKC Health Sciences impact on Missouri

March 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals, Research

[The following statement from UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton, distributed on March 18, 2011, is a quarterly messages sent by the Chancellor to UMKC faculty, staff and constituents.]   Dear Friends, UMKC plays a unique role in supporting the health care needs of our region. With the schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Nursing all located on Hospital […]

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UMKC RN-BSN and other online degree programs receive HLC approval

January 31st, 2011 · Comments Off · Career Development, Mission and Goals, News, Perks, Research

UMKC School of Nursing‘s RN-BSN degree program has received approval by our accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission [HLC], to transition from being an onsite to an online program. Last August, a team from HLC conducted a UMKC site visit that focused on the university’s distance/online degree programs recently reclassified by the commission .

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UMKC School of Nursing leaders receive awards

November 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Awards and Honors, News, Research

UMKC School of Nursing Dean Lora Lacey-Haun and Associate Dean Thad Wilson recently received honors for their commitment to and achievements in the field of nursing. Dean Lacey-Haun was awarded by her alma mater, the University of Alabama-Birmingham, School of Nursing, with the school’s Visionary Leaders award for her “distinctive leadership, innovation and service in […]

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UMKC teacher and nurse leads health care team to Ethiopia

October 12th, 2010 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals, Research

In June 2010, JoAnn Klaassen, a clinical assistant professor at UMKC School of Nursing, led a health care team to rural Ethiopia. “A church organization in Olathe organized the trip initially to address clean water and hygiene issues at the request of an Ethiopian family in the church,” Klaassen said.

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Provost Announcement: Dean Lora Lacey-Haun receives development leave

June 29th, 2010 · Comments Off · News

I am pleased to announce that Dean Lora Lacey-Haun has received a development leave from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011. During the 2010-2011 academic year, Dr. Thad Wilson, Associate Dean for the School of Nursing (SON) Academic Programs, will serve as Acting Dean. As Dean of the SON, Dean Lacey-Haun has instituted the […]

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Haiti’s Earthquake has a UMKC connection

May 18th, 2010 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals, Research

Earlier this year, UMKC School of Nursing Professor Pat Kelly traveled with two others to Haiti to join global efforts of assistance in the aftermath of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the country in January. Read excerpts from the journal Dr. Kelly kept of her trip, as well as excerpts from the journals kept […]

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