College of Nursing


June 2, 2022

Snead, de Gravelles Receive Chancellor’s Teaching Awards; Jo Smith Recognized for Distinguished Service

Ben Boulden

Recipients of the 2022 Chancellor's Awards during the May 21 UAMS Commencement ceremony were Gregory Snead, left, Pam De Gravelles and Nancy Jo Atkins Smith.

Gregory Snead, M.D., and Pamela de Gravelles, Ph.D., each took home a Chancellor’s Teaching Award from the UAMS 2022 Commencement ceremonies May 21 at Simmons Bank Arena.


May 27, 2022

College of Nursing Holds Hooding and Pinning Ceremony

Chris Carmody

College of Nursing graduates take part in the hooding and pinning ceremony.

May 27, 2022 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing recognized graduates during a ceremony that celebrated their achievements and welcomed them to the profession. The academic procession took place at First Pentecostal Church in North Little Rock after two years of being held as a virtual event. Chancellor Cam…


May 23, 2022

UAMS Graduates 942 Health Care Professionals

Linda Haymes

Degrees and certificates were conferred to 942 graduates of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences' five colleges and graduate school on May 21.

LITTLE ROCK — Degrees and certificates were conferred to 942 graduates of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) five colleges and graduate school today. Degrees were awarded to 162 in the College of Medicine, 182 in the College of Nursing, 91 in the College of Pharmacy, 67 in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, 382…


April 13, 2022

U.S. News & World Report Recognizes UAMS’ Colleges of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health

Linda Satter

picture of badges

U.S. News & World Report recognized the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) College of Medicine, College of Nursing and the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health on its latest Best Graduate Schools lists. UAMS ranked 36th in primary care on U.S. News’ 2023 list of Best Medical Schools. UAMS moved up three…


March 24, 2022

UAMS College of Nursing Names Tracie Harrison, Ph.D., to Alice An-Loh Sun Chair in Geriatric Nursing

Kalee Sexton

Tracie Harrison, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, FGSA, has been appointed as the holder of the new endowed Alice An-Loh Sun Chair in Geriatric Nursing for the College of Nursing.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has appointed Tracie Harrison, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, FGSA, as the holder of the new endowed Alice An-Loh Sun Chair in Geriatric Nursing for the College of Nursing.


March 17, 2022

Healing Together Project Inspires Hope for the Future

Kalee Sexton

The Healing Together board is displayed in the College of Nursing.

When Pamela de Gravelles saw the “Beaded Prayers Project” at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, she saw just how art could represent the collective suffering and loss of community during the COVID-19 pandemic.


January 10, 2022

Patricia Cowan, Ph.D., RN, Selected as Evaluator for Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Kalee Sexton

Patricia Cowan, Ph.D., RN, the dean of the UAMS College of Nursing

Patricia Cowan, Ph.D., RN, the dean of the University of Arkansas for Medical Science (UAMS) College of Nursing, was selected as an on-site evaluator for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), an accrediting agency for baccalaureate, graduate and residency programs in nursing.


December 2, 2021

Students Chosen for Geriatric Student Scholars Program

Vanessa Lee

The 2022 Geriatric Student Scholars (from left) Anna Harrison (CHP), Gale Menotti (COP), Erica Dewey (COM) and Tenia Marshall (CON).

The Arkansas Geriatric Education Collaborative (AGEC) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has chosen students for its 2022 Geriatric Student Scholars Program.


November 18, 2021

UAMS College of Nursing Ranks 43rd in Nation in U.S. News & World Report’s List of Best BSN Programs

Kalee Sexton

UAMS BSN program named one of best in the nation.

U.S. News and World Report ranked the College of Nursing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) among the top 50 undergraduate nursing programs for 2022.


October 27, 2021

Carol Silverstrom Trust Gives Over $1 Million to Support Nursing, Cancer Programs at UAMS

Benjamin Waldrum

UAMS College of Nursing and Cancer Institute Logos

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received gifts totaling more than $1 million from the Carol Silverstrom Trust to support the highest priorities of the UAMS College of Nursing and the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. Silverstrom, who died in April, named UAMS as a beneficiary of her trust….



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