Dr. Tammie McCoy, department chair of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program at Mississippi University for Women, was honored with the 2014 Kossen Faculty Excellence Award at the university’s commencement activities Saturday.
The award, which includes a $5,000 stipend, recognizes the role of faculty as the heart of the university. It was established in 2004 by Connie Kossen, a 1964 alumna of MUW, and her husband Tom.
Mary Jo Kirkpatrick, chair of Mississippi University for Women’s Associate of Science in Nursing program, was named Faculty Member of the Year in weekend commencement ceremonies.
The Faculty Member of the Year Award, which includes an award in the amount of $1,000, is an honor bestowed upon the faculty member who, above all, values quality teaching. The individual selected is a symbol of MUW’s highly regarded faculty.
Dr. Shonda Phelon, recent graduate of Mississippi University for Women’s Doctorate of Nursing Practice program and an instructor of nursing at The W, has been accepted to present her capstone project, “Suicide Assessment and Prevention: A Clinical Practice Guideline for Primary Care,” at two national conferences.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Dr. Erin Kempker, professor of history at Mississippi University for Women, was recently selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar.
The nursing program at Mississippi University for Women received two significant honors in Jackson.
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