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Milligan offers info session on nursing

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. (Oct. 28, 2014) — Prospective students interested in studying nursing can attend “Nursing Buff” Day at Milligan College on Friday, Nov. 7. Check in starts at 8 a.m. in the second floor lobby of Derthick Hall and is open to high school juniors, seniors and college transfers.

Following a welcome session at 8:30 a.m., potential nursing majors will have an opportunity to attend a financial aid session to learn about scholarship opportunities available at Milligan, as well as financial assistance from additional sources.

Later, students will attend an information session with Dr. Melinda Collins, chair of the Area of Nursing. Collins, who has been a registered nurse for 25 years and previously practiced in Nashville, Tennessee, and the Tri-Cities area caring for well and critically ill newborns, has taught at Milligan for more than 20 years. Collins will be able to answer questions and give students insight into the curriculum and profession.

At 10:15 a.m., future “Nursing Buffs” will engage in a student panel discussion that provides details about student life at Milligan, as well as the nursing program.

To finish up their day, students and their families will eat lunch in McCormick Dining Hall and have the option to take a guided tour of campus.


More visit opportunities are planned for prospective students, as well as those interested specifically in Milligan’s nursing and honors programs:

  • Friday, Nov. 21—all prospective students
  • Saturday, Jan. 31—all prospective students
  • Friday/Saturday, Feb. 6-7—honors
  • Friday, Feb. 27—all prospective students
  • Friday, March 27—nursing

For more information or to register, call 800.262.8337, email the campus visit coordinator at visits@milligan.edu or go online at http://admission.milligan.edu/buff-day-registration/.

To learn more about Milligan, home of the Buffaloes since 1866, visit www.milligan.edu.



MILLIGAN UNIVERSITY is a Christian liberal arts university in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The university offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan University, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-262-8337.

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