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Dr. Shonda Phelon’s capstone project accepted at two national conferences

Dr. Shondra PhelonCOLUMBUS, Miss. -- 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.


Kirkpatrick named Faculty Member of the Year

Faculty Member of the yearCOLUMBUS, Miss. – 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 W awards honorary doctorate to Patti Carr Black

Patti Carr BlackCOLUMBUS, Miss. – During its commencement exercises Saturday, The W awarded an honorary doctorate to an alumna and longtime leader in promoting Mississippi’s creative heritage.


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