Keyboard and Stethoscope Mission and CoreValues


SON Mission Statement

Adopted November 11, 2015
UTC School of Nursing is a dynamic force in providing quality nursing education and excellence by actively engaging students, faculty and staff through respectful partnerships; fostering integrity; embracing diversity and inclusion; inspiring positive change and providing nursing leadership for the future of person-centered healthcare.  (Adopted November 11, 2015.)

School of Nursing Vision

Adopted November 11, 2015
The UTC School of Nursing aspires to be the leader in transforming nursing education and promoting health by engaging students, faculty and graduates in advancing health for all people.

School of Nursing Values

Adopted March 9, 2016
The School of Nursing Faculty, Staff and Students value:

  • Quality and excellence in education, practice and research.
  • Life-long learning, inquiry, critical thinking, clinical reasoning and scholarship.
  • Behaving ethically and with integrity.
  • Civility and respect for all.
  • Diversity and inclusion.
  • Advocacy and leadership.
  • Embracing creativity, technology and innovation.

 

Non-Discrimination Policy

I. Policy: The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga School of Nursing admits students of any race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, color, national ethnic origin, disability or age to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School of Nursing. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, color, national or ethnic origin, disability or age, in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other university-administered programs.

II. Purpose: The purpose of a policy on non-discrimination is to assure the commitment of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga School of Nursing to promoting inclusion, respect and the inherent value of all students.

III. Procedure: The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga School of Nursing will voluntarily follow policy for non-discrimination and diversity by admitting students of any race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, color, national ethnic origin, disability or age; by affording to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School of Nursing; and by not discriminating on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, color, national or ethnic origin, disability or age in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs and other university administered programs.  The School of Nursing will accurately exhibit and follow the non-discrimination policy. 


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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga School of Nursing is a member of the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence.