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NEWS TIP: UT Tyler Nursing Students to Honor Fallen Haitian Student Nurses
A group of clinical nursing student s at The University of Texas at Tyler has elected to dedicate their community health course project to honor fallen student nurses who died during the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti, Dr. Linda Klotz, College of Nursing and Health Sciences dean, announced.
The project will raise funds for Mercy Works and Partners in Health, two nonprofit organizations that have direct ties to UT Tyler and Haiti.
The group will accept monetary donations on campus 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24. Tables will be set up at the UT Tyler Braithwaite Nursing Building, Herrington Patriot Center, Business Building and University Center.
Students also will accept items needed by Mercy Works which will be shipped to Haiti. Computers will be available for those who wish to donate using credit or debit cards. Donor receipts will be provided.
For more information or interviews, call Hannah Buchanan, 903.565.5769.