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Demand for health professions rising

Demand for health professions rising
January 14, 2020

The need for health professions is on the rise. Employment in health professions is expected to rise 14% from 2018 to 2028 according to a study from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nurse practitioners...

Task force assists adult students

Task force assists adult students
December 3, 2019

The number of adult learners enrolling in colleges across the United States has nearly surpassed the number of incoming freshmen who have just completed high school.  Adult learners are typically over...

Health Professions Center upgraded to meet accreditation standards

Health Professions Center upgraded to meet accreditation standards
January 15, 2019

After spring break, students will soon be able to enjoy newer amenities on the third floor of the Health Professions Center. “What we identified is that there are some programs that really needed...

College of Nursing and Health Professions receives major gift

The approximately 40,000 square foot Wellness Center will connect to the south side of the Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center with the goal of centralizing university services and making them more accessible.  
January 11, 2019

The College of Nursing and Health Professions received a $1.35 million leadership gift from the estate of the late Hershel B. Whitney, the Board of Trustees announced at their regular scheduled meeting...

Model house paves the way for future housing methods

Model house paves the way for future housing methods
October 30, 2018

The university’s partnership geriatrician Bill Thomas and his MAGIC project finally saw concrete results Oct. 24. The MAGIC project, which stands for multi-ability, multi-generational, inclusive community,...

Evansville Health Center scheduled for May opening

The final completion of the Evansville Health, Science, Education and Research Center is expected in May of 2018. Indiana University will own 60 percent of the building and the University of Evansville and USI will split the remaining 40 percent.
October 4, 2017

As anticipation for the Evansville Health, Science, Education and Research center grows, so do the opportunities. “There are not a lot of places that have done this before,” Dean of the College...

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