Nursing student Bestynna Okai is one of the Fall 2023 graduates who earned a 100 percent pass rate on her NCLEX exam. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock Nursing Grads Earn 100% Pass Rate on NCLEX Nursing Exam for First Time

In an historic milestone for UA Little Rock’s nursing program, December 2023 graduates from the School of Nursing earned a 100 percent pass rate for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) for the first time in program history! Continue reading “UA Little Rock Nursing Grads Earn 100% Pass Rate on NCLEX Nursing Exam for First Time”

The Out Of Darkness Walk 2023

Out of Darkness Walk Sheds Light on Suicide Prevention

The Out of Darkness Walk, a nationwide event aimed at raising awareness about mental health issues and suicide prevention, unfolded successfully on Oct. 29 at the War Memorial Park Golf Course in Little Rock, Arkansas. Continue reading “Out of Darkness Walk Sheds Light on Suicide Prevention”

Vasti Hernandez

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Vasti Hernandez

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, UA Little Rock is profiling some exceptional students. Meet Vasti Hernandez, a future healthcare provider, Donaghey Scholar, student reporter, and volunteer translator! Continue reading “Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Vasti Hernandez”

SarahBeth Phillips, an assistant clinical professor of nursing at UA Little Rock, receives the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty.

Phillips Receives DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty

SarahBeth Phillips, an assistant clinical professor of nursing at UA Little Rock, has been honored with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty, which celebrates nursing faculty for their inspirational influence on the nurses of today and tomorrow. Continue reading “Phillips Receives DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty”

Dr. Sloan Davidson, director of the School of Nursing, speaks to nursing students in the Center for Simulation Innovation. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock School of Nursing Earns Reaccreditation from ACEN

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Nursing has received continuing accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), considered the leading authority in nursing education accreditation, through 2030 for its associate and bachelor’s degree programs. Continue reading “UA Little Rock School of Nursing Earns Reaccreditation from ACEN”

UA Little Rock nursing faculty Karen Bristow and Joanna Hall and her son Bodie volunteer at the Family Assistance Center.

Nursing Professors Volunteer to Give Back in Tornado Relief Efforts

Ever since the EF3 tornado struck central Arkansas on March 31, countless people have stepped up to volunteer and give back to those in need. Continue reading “Nursing Professors Volunteer to Give Back in Tornado Relief Efforts”

Paula Rocha

Mother of Four Happy to Start Nursing Career After Losing Home in Tornado

After losing her home to the devastating tornado that struck central Arkansas on March 31, a graduating UA Little Rock student and mother of four from Little Rock is looking forward to the positive things in life, including starting a new career as a nurse. Continue reading “Mother of Four Happy to Start Nursing Career After Losing Home in Tornado”