The University of Arkansas at Little Rock recognizes nursing student Melissa Gargus in celebration of National Nurses Week May 6-12.

UA Little Rock celebrates National Nurses Week: Melissa Gargus

In celebration of National Nurses Week May 6-12, UA Little Rock is recognizing outstanding nursing students. Melissa Gargus, upcoming graduate and mother of three, said she made it through nursing school by remembering some words of encouragement from her nursing instructor. Continue reading “UA Little Rock celebrates National Nurses Week: Melissa Gargus”

Nursing school students working with medical equipment in the SIM Lab, SIM Lab control room and Pixus units.

UA Little Rock celebrates half a century of quality nursing education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock nursing program is the most popular major on campus. It began offering first-semester nursing course credit to LPN/LPTN and Medical Corpsman in 1986, and in 2009, added paramedics to the transition program. Continue reading “UA Little Rock celebrates half a century of quality nursing education”

Maximus, the UA Little Rock mascot, delivers food and protective masks to CHI St. Vincent Hospital in support of health care workers for National Nurse Appreciation Day.

Trojan Horse Leads the Way for UA Little Rock Nurses Day Celebration

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock celebrated National Nurses Day by giving away meals and goodie bags to health care professionals at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary and Saline Memorial Hospital to commemorate the 50th anniversary of its nursing program. In honor of its more than 4,000 graduates, the university’s larger-than-life Trojan horse mascot escorted volunteers beginning at 10:45 a.m. May 6. Continue reading “Trojan Horse Leads the Way for UA Little Rock Nurses Day Celebration”