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Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 4:42pm
Las Cruces, NM (NMSU) — The New Mexico State University College of Health and Social Services' School of Nursing is receiving a $125,000 gift from Memorial Medical Center.
The Memorial Medical Center Endowed Faculty Development Fund, which spans five years, will create a 3-D wall featuring a visual and audio history of the NMSU School of Nursing on the first floor of the health and social services building with $15,000 from the contribution. The college is partnering with the art department to design and fabricate the wall. The college plans to unveil the display in the spring.
The remainder of the donation will go towards faculty development for assistance with teaching, research, scholarship or creative activities. NMSU is receiving $25,000 per year.
"Memorial Medical Center is proud to support the College of Health and Social Services at NMSU," said Ann DeBooy, chief nursing officer at Memorial Medical Center. "We have a great partnership with the university and many of their bright young students become our future team members."
"Memorial Medical Center has been very supportive of the School of Nursing," said Pam Schultz, NMSU School of Nursing director. "Their generosity is appreciated, and they are a pleasure to work with. I look forward to continuing our clinical partnership."