The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business has partnered with the Precious Prints Project in the College of Nursing to launch a new business course focused on philanthropy.
In honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, the World Health Organization designated 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Nursing has spent the past 12 months honoring Nightingale (1820–1910). Here’s how the year unfolded.
“As a nurse, you show up, even though it’s scary,” Laura Phelps says. “Volunteers do the same. You come together in times of need. You show up for each other.”
The Precious Prints Project, an initiative of the UT College of Nursing’s Student Nurses Association that offers free fingerprint charms to families who have lost a child, recently welcomed four more East Tennessee Covenant Health hospitals to its volunteer network.
For the sixth year in a row, UT’s Student Nurses Association will host its annual Sprint for the Prints 5K Run and Walk. The event will take place at 9 a.m. on September 29, beginning on Circle Park Drive.
Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, Tennessee, is the latest hospital to partner with the College of Nursing to provide the Precious Prints Project to families who have lost a child.
The College of Nursing will hold the fourth annual Sprint for the Prints 5K run and walk at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, October 1, in Circle Park. The race will benefit the college’s Student Nurses Association’s philanthropy, the Precious Prints Project.
Tennova Health Care in Knoxville is the latest hospital to partner with the College of Nursing to provide the Precious Prints Project to grieving families. The student-led project provides silver fingerprint charms to families who have experienced the loss of a child. “The Precious Prints Project now serves all of the major hospitals in Knox
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville is the latest hospital to partner with the College of Nursing to provide the Precious Prints Project to grieving families.
In just three years, 300 Precious Prints charms have been given to local families grieving the loss of a child as a special way to remember them, thanks to a student-led project in UT’s College of Nursing. Sprint for the Prints 5K, a family friendly race benefiting the program, will take place at 9:00 a.m.
“Nothing will take away this pain. But my pendant is a tangible memory of the life Alex lived, physically touched by my little angel,” Jenn Swindle said. “It’s a reminder that Alex was real. And some days, I just need a reminder that she was real.” Knowing how much the Precious Prints pendant meant to