Final Spring Commencement Update Lincoln statue with grad cap

Graduation protocols will be altered due to pandemic.

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  • A Year Later: LMU-SMS Alumnus Reflects on Her Service in NYC Field Hospital During Peak of Pandemic

    Lincoln Memorial University-School of Medical Sciences (LMU-SMS) alumnus Cortney Bryant, DMS, PA-C, spent over six weeks in New York City (NYC) helping prepare a field hospital and treating its patients during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that a year has passed since the pandemic began, Bryant looks back on this challenging yet rewarding experience she will never forget.

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  • DMS Alumnus Volunteers to Give Vaccine Shots to Tennesseans

    Lincoln Memorial University-School of Medical Sciences (LMU-SMS), Maurice Skillern, DMS, PA-C, participated in the Shelby Country Health Department’s pop-up vaccine clinic in Memphis, Tennessee February 27. Skillern serves as an on-call volunteer as a member of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) program.

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  • Spring Commencement at LMU will be In-Person

    LMU plans to hold in-person commencement ceremonies to celebrate undergraduate and graduate degree candidates completing their studies this semester. Two ceremonies will take place at Tex Turner Arena on Saturday, May 8, 2021. An undergraduate ceremony for associate and bachelor degree candidates (AS, BA, BBA, BS) will take place at 10 a.m. and a ceremony for master’s, doctoral and specialist degree candidates (MBA, MEd, MPA, MS, MSN, EdS, EdD) will take place at 2 p.m.

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  • PA Alumnus Returns from Seven-Week Medical Outreach Trip to Kenya

    LMU-SMS alumnus, Austin Dages, PA-C, MSBHS, spent seven weeks volunteering as a neurosurgery physician assistant at Tenwek Hospital in Bomet, Kenya. The hospital is accustomed to frequent visits by health care providers year-round, however, Dages was the first neurosurgery visitor in six months due to the COVID-19 shutdown.

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