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Becoming the best

Nursing students were honored at the annual White Coat ceremony Sunday afternoon to celebrate their entering into clinicals.

Emma Corry, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018

Ashley Owens said she always wanted to be a nurse ever since she was a little girl. Sunday, the College of Nursing and Health Professions held the annual White Coat Ceremony in Carter Hall. USI first held a White Coat Ceremony for nursing students in 2015. Nursing students go through the ceremon...

Students compete for spots in nursing program

Devyn Curry

November 12, 2013

The undergraduate nursing program can only fill 110 seats per year, leaving the rest of the applicants questioning their future in the healthcare field. Pre-nursing students spend their first year taking 35 credit hours of required prerequisite courses. Admission into the program is competitive...

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