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Summer 2022 Pinning Ceremony

CCN’s Summer 2022 Pinning Ceremony will be Friday, August 5th at 4 pm in the Rast Room at Bryant Conference Center. Parking is available in the Capstone Deck on the corner of 2nd Ave. and Bryant Drive. For more information, contact the Office of Nursing Student Services at 205-348-6639. For photos f
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Mercy Mumba: Assistant Professor

UA Center to Address Substance Use Disorders and Health Equity

Dr. Mercy Mumba TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama will be home to a new research center dedicated to the prevention, treatment and management of substance use disorders. The Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama System approved the Center for Substance Use Research and Related Co
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UACCN Ranks Among Best Online Nursing Programs for 2022

The Capstone College of Nursing at The University of Alabama is proud to announce its online programs have again been ranked among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report. CCN’s Master of Science in Nursing program was ranked No. 11 by the publication for Best Online MSN Program. Additio
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Join Our Legendary Faculty!

The Capstone College of Nursing at the University of Alabama is growing– in enrollment and facilities– and we need more nursing faculty at all levels. CCN is currently searching for: MSN-prepared Instructors DNP-prepared Clinical Faculty Tenure Track and Tenured Faculty with research preparation and
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BSN Program Ranked Among Top 5% in Nation

UA Capstone College of Nursing’s BSN program has been recognized as #31 in the nation by U.S. News World & Report. In the publication’s inaugural ranking of BSN programs*, CCN ranks among the top 5% of the over 690 schools listed. “We are extremely proud to be recognized in the top 5% of BSN program
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Creating a Crimson Closet

CCN student’s idea to aid others under financial stress While earning a college degree is certainly a strong investment, the expenses associated with pursuing higher education weigh heavily on many. After paying tuition, buying books and covering various additional fees, many students feel a financi
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CCN Expansion Provides Unique Learning Opportunities, Amenities

The new addition to the Capstone College of Nursing couldn’t open at a more essential moment in time. When doors to the new wing opened in January 2021, the College celebrated the growth of its nursing program by expanding student learning and collaboration space and equipping faculty with the squar
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2020 CCN Distinguished Alumni Award Presented to Dr. Jessica L. Peck

Each year, the Capstone College of Nursing Alumni Association recognizes a distinguished CCN graduate who has demonstrated continuous and exemplary contributions to the profession of nursing and/or healthcare as the recipient of CCN’s Distinguished Alumni Award. This year, CCNAA is thrilled to honor
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Eight CCN Students Receive DCH Health System BSN Scholarship

The Capstone College of Nursing is pleased to announce that eight of its students are recipients of the DCH Health System’s BSN Scholarship. CCN students Paola Araque (Mount Juliet, Tenn.), Jordan Beckham (Mobile, Ala.), Abby Christensen (Frankfort, Ill.), Javier Figueroa (Holly Pond, Ala.), Alisha
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Clarification and Message to CCN Faculty

Dear Faculty Colleagues, In my email to you yesterday with the subject line “Plans and Coverage for Fall Semester,” I noted that faculty with school-age children may be facing childcare challenges this fall, and asked that faculty unable to return to work let me know by August 7, so that the College
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DNP and MSN Program Q&A

The Future Is In Your Hands Earn your DNP or MSN (Nurse Administrator) from The University of Alabama and equip yourself to make a difference in the future of health care.  Join us for a Zoom question and answer session! Time: Apr 24, 2020 01:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Join from PC, Mac, Lin
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A Note from The Capstone College of Nursing

  Dear UA Nursing Community,   As we navigate these uncertain times, I want to express my deepest gratitude for your tireless efforts addressing the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Many of our alumni are risking their lives to save others; while our students and their families, our faculty, staff,
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CCN Research Society Update

The CCN Research Society is continuously recruiting new members and faculty research mentors. The purpose of this club is to increase student interest in and knowledge of undergraduate research, with the goal of increasing the number of students who develop their own research projects.    “Membershi
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Fall 2020 Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Robin Bartlett

Dr. Robin Bartlett received her both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nursing Administration degrees from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She earned her PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to joining the Capstone College of Nursing in Augus
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Mumba Awarded NIH Grant to Aid in Reversal of Opioid Crisis

Dr. Mercy Mumba, Assistant Professor at the Capstone College of Nursing, grew up in Zambia, where nursing was not a well-respected profession. After moving to the United States, Dr. Mumba earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington. Only two years after gradua
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CCN’s Dr. Lippe Recognized as Sojourns Scholar

Capstone College of Nursing assistant professor, Dr. Megan Lippe, has been accepted into the sixth cohort of Cambia Health Foundation’s Sojourns® Scholar Leadership Program. The Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program’s purpose is to identify, cultivate and advance the next generation of palliative care
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Mumba Awarded NIH Grant to Aid in Reversal of Opioid Crisis

Dr. Mercy Mumba, Assistant Professor at the Capstone College of Nursing, and her team have received notice of an award from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) at the NIH for their proposal entitled “A Mindfulness and Peer Mentoring Program to Improve Adherence to Me
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Nursing Night at Alabama Baseball – May 10, 2019

Join us for Nursing Night at the Joe! We invite all CCN students, faculty, staff, alums and friends to join us as Alabama Baseball takes on Texas A&M at Sewell-Thomas Stadium! When: Friday, May 10th at 6 p.m. Where: Sewell-Thomas Stadium, 241 Paul Bryant Drive Please purchase your discounted tickets
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Dr. Marietta Stanton

Dr. Marietta Stanton is a dedicated nurse, nurse educator, researcher, and administrator. She is a Professor at The University of Alabama’s Capstone College of Nursing (CCN) and previously served as its Assistant Dean of the Graduate Programs. Dr. Stanton was instrumental in the implementation of CC
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Dr. Linda Moneyham

Dr. Linda Moneyham has devoted her career to nursing practice, education, and research. She is Senior Associate Dean and Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her scientific and professional work emphasizes two aims: empowering women with HIV living in rural
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Frances Dobynes Ford

Frances Ford has dedicated her life to enhancing and transforming healthcare in Alabama’s Black Belt region. She is a devoted public servant whose nursing training and experiences are foundational to her healthcare advocacy. Ms. Ford is Executive Director of Sowing Seeds of Hope, a faith-based organ
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John G. Beard

John G. Beard has demonstrated a lifetime commitment to healthcare in Alabama, particularly palliative and hospice care. For over 40 years, he has been affiliated with Alacare Home Health and Hospice, where he is chairman and president. Although not a nurse, he has contributed greatly to the profess
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Dr. Marsha Adams

Dr. Marsha Adams has been a transformative leader in nursing education in Alabama. She is Dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Alabama at Huntsville. Before assuming the nursing deanship at UAH, Dr. Adams held leadership positions at The University of Alabama’s Capstone College of Nur
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UA and UAH introduce state’s first joint Nursing Science Ph.D. program

The University of Alabama (UA) Capstone College of Nursing and The University of Alabama in Huntsville’s (UAH) College of Nursing are pleased to announce a new Nursing Science Ph.D. program. The program will be the first online Nursing Science Ph.D. program in the state of Alabama, and classes will
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CCN selected as NLN Center of Excellence

The University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing has been chosen as a National League of Nursing Center of Excellence for the 2018-2022 designation period. This designation, announced by NLN on July 24, was given to only 16 nursing programs nationwide. “Centers of Excellence help raise the bar
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Two CCN Faculty Members Secure over $1.8 Million in Grant Funding

Drs. Alice March and Robin Lawson have been awarded over $1.8 million in grant funding for 2018-2019, all benefiting students in Capstone College of Nursing’s graduate programs. Dr. Alice March has had two U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s grant proposals funded. The Scholarships f
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Upper Division Orientation

Our newest upper division students spend the day at CCN on Monday, August 15 getting an early start on the semester!
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CCN Students

Glad to see students back in the building and BAMA BOUND tours dropping in this summer!
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