School of Nursing has another strong showing at Fall Service Learning Expo

Students showcase service learning projects at UAB Fall Expo
DSCN5163 RTThe University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing was well represented in the UAB Fall Service Learning Expo held at the Campus Recreation Center on Friday, Dec. 4, with 104 students presenting 34 posters.

The winners in the Nursing Category were:

First place: “Head Start on Health: A Hands-On Approach to Pediatric Wellness”
Bethany Sage Rose, Alyssa Graham and Gabrielle Miller
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Melanie Hallman

Second place: “Stop ‘Dragon’ Around and Get Fit”
Michelle Davis, Elise Mayer and Katelyn Camacho Yau
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sallie Shipman

Third place: “Lunch Boxes for Hope: Impact of Public Transit on the Homeless with Diabetes”
Melinda Ledford, Ashlee Sullivan and Michelle Tomee
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sallie Shipman

DSCN5173 RTLedford, Sullivan and Tomee’s poster “Lunch Boxes for Hope: Impact of Public Transit on the Homeless with Diabetes” was also selected Most Innovative in the Nursing Category.

The Fall Service Learning Expo is an exposition of community-engaged scholarship that celebrates community partners and excellence in academic service learning and partnerships by highlighting community-engaged projects of UAB students. Prizes are awarded to the best student projects, which are judged by community volunteers and UAB faculty and staff.

This year’s Expo featured a total of 375 UAB student presenters who worked with 50 community partners, including 31 community partners engaged with by the UAB School of Nursing’s 104 participants. 
Last modified on February 15, 2019

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