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From Small Town to Mayo Clinic, Graduate Driven to Boost Rural Health

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Firsthand experience shaped Mason Aldridge's journey into nursing at the Capstone.

April 19, 2022

With Scholarship Support, Student Devotes Work to Community

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Arianna Kellum, a senior majoring in nursing, hopes to use her degree to effect change in rural healthcare.

March 25, 2022

UA to Develop CDC-Funded Campaign Addressing Vaccine Confidence

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The Capstone College of Nursing was one of 10 schools of nursing selected by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing to develop a campaign to build confidence in COVID-19 vaccines and dispel health...

March 22, 2022

Hundreds of Students to Showcase Research, Creativity

More than 400 students from across campus will share their work with the community at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference on April 4.

March 10, 2022

UA Center to Address Substance Use Disorders and Health Equity

The University of Alabama will be home to a new research center dedicated to the prevention, treatment and management of substance use disorders.

February 9, 2022

UA-led Project to Improve Patient Care in Rural Alabama

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With about $1.8 million in funding, The University of Alabama is leading an effort to significantly increase the emergency telemedicine capabilities in rural Alabama.

December 1, 2021

UA Exceeds United Way 2021 Campaign Goal

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UA faculty and staff rose to the occasion once more to be champions for West Alabama communities.

November 8, 2021

UA Establishes Apprenticeship for Opioid Addiction Support Specialists

The University of Alabama is launching an apprenticeship program to train individuals in behavioral health and substance abuse recovery.

October 25, 2021

UA Launches 2021 United Way Campaign, Announces $400,000 Goal

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This year’s host is the Capstone College of Nursing, which selected the campaign theme Committed to Caring for Those in Need.

August 27, 2021

UA Leading Effort to Increase Vaccinations in Rural Alabama

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In a partnership with community organizations, The University of Alabama is spearheading a project to get 70% of eligible people in the state’s Black Belt vaccinated against COVID-19 over the next year.

August 12, 2021

UA Receives Grant to Attract Underrepresented Students to Nursing Profession

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Dr. Robin Bartlett and her team have received a $1.2 million Science Education Partnership Award for their project, Health Sciences & Technology Academy-Alabama, or HSTA-AL.

June 28, 2021

Nursing Grad Committed to Making a Difference in Community

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LaDarryl Banks has assisted with obtaining grants for underserved communities in west Birmingham.

April 21, 2021

CCN Student Balance Relief Fund Featured in Bama Blitz

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The Capstone College of Nursing’s Student Balance Relief Fund is the college’s passion project for the upcoming Bama Blitz crowdfunding campaign.

April 6, 2021

CCN Students Give COVID-19 Vaccinations to Underserved Population

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A group of UA nursing students administered COVID-19 vaccinations at the Good Samaritan Clinic.

February 25, 2021

CCN Expansion Provides Unique Learning Opportunities, Amenities

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The new wing adds classrooms, study space, faculty offices, food service and a unique lab for teaching home healthcare hands-on.

January 12, 2021