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Nursing seminar to discuss opportunities for the future

JACKSON, Tenn.Jan. 30, 2001 – Union University's School of Nursing will present the Fourth Annual Homecoming Health Care Issues Seminar, "Launching Your Career Into The Twenty-first Century," Friday, Feb. 16.

The seminar will be led by Union alumni and faculty, with the concluding session led by Vernessa Ekelem, a pediatrician whose Christian ministry includes various healthcare activities in the community. Participants in the seminar will discuss developing trends in community health nursing, acute care nursing of adults and children and leadership-management in nursing in the twenty-first century. Other issues will also be explored including West Tennessee community initiatives, which promote the holistic development of children, and faith-based ministries that expand access to health care for under-served populations.

Dinner is included and the opportunity for Continued Education Units (CEUs) is also available. Total cost for the evening is $30. For more information or to register for the seminar, contact the School of Nursing at (901) 661-5200.

Media contact: Sara B. Horn, news@uu.edu, 731-661-5215

Union University Alert

Union University Announcement for March 6

Due to inclement weather, all Union campuses will be closed on Friday, March 6, with all classes canceled.

The wellness center will open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., and the aquatic center will be open from 1-3 p.m.

Friday's Preview Day has been canceled.

Brewer Dining Hall will be open from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Friday. The Lex will be closed. No breakfast will be served.

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