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Morrison Family College of Health

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01 October 28, 2021

Future of Health Care Conference

In collaboration with St. Thomas Executive Education, we are pleased to offer a full day of speakers to share the latest in health care innovation.
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02 November 19, 2021

Morrison Family College of Health Graduate Preview Day

Join the Morrison Family College of Health for its first in-person Graduate Preview Day to learn more about our graduate programs in Counseling Psychology, Nursing, and Social Work!
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09/10/21

Social Work Alumni Help Older Adults Find Housing

ONLINE MAGAZINE EXCLUSIVE As the United States population ages, the need for skilled social workers is on the rise. When Annie Myers started an internship last year with Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, she quickly had to confront her biases. During her first month working with the organization’s Homeless Elders program, she heard… The post Social Work Alumni Help Older Adults Find Housing appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.

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08/09/21

School of Nursing Gains Board of Nursing Approval

St. Thomas is one step closer to enrolling its first class of nursing students. On Aug. 5, the Minnesota Board of Nursing voted to approve the School of Nursing’s proposed pre-licensure Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nursing programs. This approval represents a major step forward for the Morrison Family College of Health… The post School of Nursing Gains Board of Nursing Approval appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.

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07/12/21

School of Social Work Receives $1.9 Million Federal Grant

The School of Social Work in the Morrison Family College of Health just received its largest federal grant ever: $1.9 million from the U.S. Health and Resources Administration (HRSA). The post School of Social Work Receives $1.9 Million Federal Grant appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.

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06/10/21

Social Work Students Plan to Make a Difference with New Scholarship

Six Master of Social Work (MSW) students from immigrant and refugee communities have become the inaugural recipients of the Traudt Family Scholarship – and they plan to use the opportunity to improve social work services for others with immigrant and refugee backgrounds. The post Social Work Students Plan to Make a Difference with New Scholarship appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.

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In the News

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01 WCCO News

Why is the Twins Cities in a historic housing shortage?

WCCO asked Dr. MayKao Hang, Dean of the Morrison College of Health, about the housing shortage in Minnesota and how we got here.
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02 NBC News

What Suni Lee's Olympics means for America's Hmong community

Dean MayKao Y. Hang weighs in on what Suni Lee's Olympic run means to the American Hmong community.
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03 KSTP

St. Thomas to launch trauma institute for educators

KSTP highlights the launch of the Minnesota Institute for Trauma Informed Educators (MITIE).
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04 Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

University of St. Thomas announces first nursing school director

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal profiles Dr. Martha Scheckel, the founding director of the School of Nursing.
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