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Please join us for our annual event celebrating one of our most treasured and valued professions, nursing. 

NightinGala pays tribute to the thousands of nurses within our community who make a phenomenal impact in the lives of patients and their families. The evening is a celebration of the nursing profession described as both an art and a science; a heart and a mind.

NightinGala is a joyful reminder of the UTHSC College of Nursing’s mission to prepare exceptional nurse leaders who can meet the healthcare needs of the people of Tennessee, the nation and beyond.



Saturday, May 4
6:00 PM

Memphis Botanic Garden
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN (map)

Event Includes
Keynote Address 
Ann Cashion, PhD, RN, FAAN
Acting Director & Scientific Director
National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Nursing Research

Inaugural presentation of the NightinGala Nurse Hero Awards

Dinner and Silent Auction

$75 for individuals - $130 for couples
$55 for faculty - $30 for students


Questions about the event should be directed to Natassha Bowles, Director of Alumni Programs at 901.448.2596.

Questions about sponsorship should be directed to Michelle Stubbs, Director of Development - College of Nursing at 901.448.2076.

Announcing the 2019 NightinGala Nurse Hero Awards

This year's NightinGala will also mark the first year Memphis area nurses, nurse practitioners and nurse leaders will be recognized for their valuable contributions to the community. Click on the button below to learn more and to start the nomination process.


  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Regional One Health Medical Center
  • Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital
  • St. Francis Hospital
  • Dr. E. Dianne Greenhill

Last Published: Apr 22, 2019