University of Missouri–St. Louis Chancellor Kristin Sobolik and her cabinet continue to recognize the exemplary efforts of staff and faculty members from across campus by bestowing the UMSL Hero Award on up to three individuals each month. This month’s honorees are Shawne Manies, the director of clinical operations and an assistant teaching professor in the College of […]

Shawne Manies, Jessica Rogen receive UMSL Hero Award


Roxanne “Annie” Vandermause has worked tirelessly during her 18 months as interim dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Missouri–St. Louis to educate the next generation of nurses, contribute to the science of nursing and serve the public by preparing nurses to address the health care needs […]

Roxanne Vandermause named dean of the College of Nursing at ...




LaShe’ Tomlin-Wilks has been thinking about the advice she would give herself when she started in the College of Nursing at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. Just go for it, even if you hesitate, even if you’re scared. Believe in yourself, and think positive thoughts. Put in the time. Sometimes you have […]

Nursing alumna LaShe’ Tomlin-Wilks overcomes struggles and strives to help ...


The continued renovation and expansion of the Nursing Learning Resource and Simulation Center at the University of Missouri–St. Louis is getting a boost in funding from the state of Missouri. Governor Mike Parson signed the FY22 state operating budget bills on Wednesday evening and directed $1.5 million to the UMSL College of Nursing to […]

UMSL’s Nursing Learning Resource and Simulation Center to receive $1.5 ...


The nursing and medical professions are known for being responsible for the health and well-being of the state’s workforce. But they also have a large impact on Missouri’s economy. The Missouri Hospital Association calculates that hospitals alone contribute $27.1 billion to Missouri’s Gross State Product. Missouri’s nurses – who number approximately 135,935 […]

Why investing in nursing education means a healthier and more ...



University of Missouri–St. Louis Chancellor Kristin Sobolik and her cabinet continue to recognize the exemplary efforts of staff and faculty members from across campus by bestowing the UMSL Hero Award on up to three individuals each month. This month’s honorees are Loyola Harvey, an executive assistant with the Faculty Senate and University Assembly; Justine Patterson, a pre-clinical […]

Justine Patterson, Loyola Harvey and Mike Toohey receive UMSL Hero ...



The University of Missouri–St. Louis is partnering with the St. Louis County Department of Public Health to serve as a COVID-19 vaccination site beginning Friday and running through the end of July. The Department of Public Health will be offering both the Pfizer and the Johnson & Johnson vaccines at the site […]

UMSL to host St. Louis County COVID-19 vaccination clinic starting ...



Sunshine Miles kept getting no.  No, she couldn’t be a nurse. No, she couldn’t be a CNA. No, she couldn’t be part of the medical world in any way.  That’s because the University of Missouri–St. Louis student was born Deaf. But Miles, who is in the sixth generation of her […]

Deaf student Sunshine Miles fights through perceptions to become a ...