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School of Nursing receives four awards for video productions

Thursday, March 27, 2008

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Susan Slupecki
Susan March

ARLINGTON - The Learning Resource Center (LRC) in The University of Texas at Arlington School of Nursing is the recipient of four 2008 Telly Awards; three for an in-house video called “The Smart Hospital Orientation” and one for a student video project called “The Bedside to Nationwide,” which expresses the need to do something about the national nursing shortage.

“The Smart Hospital Orientation” received a Silver Telly Award (the highest award possible) for editing, a Bronze Telly Award for multimedia, and a Bronze Telly Award for videography/cinematography.“The Bedside to Nationwide” received a Bronze Telly Award in the Social Issues Category.

Contributors include Dr. Tiffany Holmes, creator and narrator of “The Smart Hospital Orientation,” as well as videographer Dominique Anderson, Chris Simpson, and the creative collaboration of the School of Nursing students, faculty and staff.

Founded in 1978, the Telly Awards are the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions. The Telly Awards annually showcase the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world. The Telly Awards are a widely known and highly respected national and international competition and receives over 14,000 entries annually from all 50 states and many foreign countries.

The LRC provides undergraduate nursing students a supportive learning environment to develop and refine their clinical practice skills; graduate students resources to gain and apply in-depth knowledge and advanced skills to develop expertise in working with specific patient groups in a variety of advanced practice roles; and faculty are provided resources to support classroom teaching, clinical learning activities, and scholarly endeavors utilizing state-of-the-science technology.

Visit the School of Nursing Web site at for more information.


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