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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

Lady stands in front of U-Haul full of supplies.

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

Two men in lab coats look at test tubes.

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

Distance Learning Student Finds Inspiration in 11 Children

The Rickenbacker family posing for a portrait.

Sarah Rickenbacker's journey to a UA degree was motivated by the love and support of her family, which includes 11 children.

April 30, 2020

UA Dean of Nursing Sets Example for Healthy Lifestyle

A woman is walking around the lobby of a campus building.

After years of failed attempts, Capstone College of Nursing Dean Suzanne Prevost discovered a way to get past her weight loss plateau and make lasting improvement to her health.

February 7, 2020

UA to Hold Fall Commencement Exercises Dec. 14

UA President Stuart R. Bell speaking at a commencement ceremony.

The University of Alabama will hold its fall commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 14, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

December 9, 2019

UA Faculty Receive Major Funding to Combat Opioid Crisis

Two UA faculty members and their teams recently received a combined $3.8 million to fund their work in fighting opioid use disorder.

November 6, 2019

Arney: Million Dollar Band Reinforces Self-Discipline, Commitment 

Arney poses for a photo in a nursing simulator room

At one point, Caitlin Arney wasn't sure if she'd be able to balance nursing school and her role in the Million Dollar Band. But then she thought, "I'm not the only one going through...

September 19, 2019

Nursing Professor Receives Fulbright Specialist Award

Dr. Norma Cuellar, president of the U.S. National Association of Hispanic Nurses, is the recipient of a Fulbright Specialist Award.

August 23, 2019