For the third time, UTA’s nursing program was named a 2020 Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing (NLN), one of 17 nationwide to receive the honor this year. NLN is the premier organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education.
The University was recognized in the category of “promote the pedagogical expertise of faculty.”
“This honor reaffirms our standing as a leading center for nursing education and health care research,” says Elizabeth Merwin, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Innovation. “We are extremely grateful for the recognition of the passion, commitment, creativity, and hard work of our faculty and staff.”
In addition to the NLN designation, UTA students Nancy Parma and Jennifer Schoenfeld were named recipients of the NLN 2020 Scholarship, which supports diverse nurses committed to careers in academic nursing education.
“This bolsters UTA’s standing as a nursing academic powerhouse for Texas and beyond while demonstrating the quality of our faculty, and our dedication, hard work, and commitment to academic excellence as we prepare the next generation of nurses,” says Interim President Teik C. Lim.