“I quickly began to see that many people – especially our most vulnerable populations – need much more help than what we can financially offer in our hospitals,” Spencer explains. “I would have these conversations and make these calls and still, with all of my education, experience and training, not […]

Nursing student Emma Spencer fights to better Missouri health care




Eight successful young alumni from the College of Business Administration and the College of Nursing tell their story of how UMSL was essential in not only providing a terrific education at a great value, but also helping them find a meaningful career. Read more…

New UMSL marketing campaign highlights nursing, business


The College of Nursing is currently running a campaign to raise funds to support a redesign of the center complete with new technology. Read More…

Eye on UMSL: CPR training





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From Software Architect to Nurse



Lisa Meadows
“Early in my career, I had a vision of advancing patient care by nurturing collaborative relationships and making improvements in medical culture,” Lisa Meadows says. “That’s what I set out to do then, and it’s what I still get to do now, in many ways.” Read More…

UMSL Nursing Alumna Making a Difference