March 22, 2011
University to host nursing research conference March 31
The Carr College of Nursing will host the 21st Annual Tri-Chapter Research Day March 31 on campus at Harding University.
The conference, titled “Genetics and Genomics in Nursing: Unraveling the Intricate Mystery,” will feature keynote speaker Dr. Ann Cashion, professor and chair of the department of acute and chronic care in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing in Memphis.
The event is sponsored by the Sigma Theta Tau chapters from Harding, Arkansas State University, University of Central Arkansas and Arkansas Tech University. About 500 professors and students from those universities are expected to attend. The event will take place in the Administration Auditorium on the Harding campus from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Sigma Theta Tau International is a nursing honor society with 469 chapters in 86 countries around the globe.
Harding had a record enrollment this year of more than 6,800 students from 49 states and 53 foreign countries. It is the largest private university in Arkansas and attracts more National Merit Scholars than any other private university in the state. Harding also maintains campuses in Australia, Chilé, England, France, Greece, Italy and Zambia.