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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

A shot of a vaccination for COVID-19 is drawn from a vial.

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

People looking at a new classroom in the addition to the Capstone College of Nursing

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

January 12, 2021

A Life of Adventure and a Heart For Service

Leigh Mayberry stands in front of an icy Arctic Ocean.

Leigh Mayberry has lived a life full of adventure. She'll check another item off her bucket list when she graduates from UA.

December 9, 2020

Combat Zones and COVID: Family Man and Veteran Earns Doctorate

Jacob Caruso transporting a patient on a helicopter in Afghanistan

Husband, father and U.S. Army veteran braves the added dangers of working in the medical field during a global pandemic and earns his doctorate of nursing practice.

December 1, 2020

Study Highlights Link Between Depressive Symptoms and Stroke Risk

People with multiple depressive symptoms have an increased risk for stroke, according to findings from a collaborative study led by investigators at The University of Alabama and The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

October 29, 2020

Nursing Students Empower Peers through Mentoring Program

Izzey DeCarlo, Jessica Compton, Abigail Cooney, Rachael Castillo and Skylar Devers posing for a picture.

During the spring, following a series of student events across campus and at CCN, five nursing students stepped up to the plate to address student mental well-being and identify ways to help.

September 24, 2020

Sending Relief to Hometown Hit by Hurricane Laura

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Sophomore Kana Webb's hometown of Lake Charles, Louisiana, was devastated by Hurricane Laura. Her relief efforts on the UA campus sent hundreds of dollars in donated supplies to those affected.

September 21, 2020

College of Nursing Develops Creative Means for Delivering Content

CCN faculty and staff attending the College Assembly via Zoom.

The Capstone College of Nursing had the unique challenge of creating comparable clinical nursing experiences though a virtual medium.

September 16, 2020

UA Team to Build Opioid Prevention, Recovery Network in State

A University of Alabama-led team of researchers is ready to implement a robust opioid prevention, treatment and recovery network in the state.

September 4, 2020

UA Kick-Starts Six Projects Related to COVID-19 and Future Pandemics

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Six projects designed to deepen understanding of the coronavirus pandemic and future pandemics and positively influence society will receive seed funding from The University of Alabama.

May 28, 2020