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BCC Pinning Ceremony Recognizes Nursing Graduates

On a rainy Tuesday evening, graduates in the program were invited to drive around the college's circular driveway to receive their pins, certificates and diplomas.

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20 New McCann Graduates Welcomed Into Nursing Profession

Christa Berthiaume, the practical nursing coordinator, said the students took their first steps on their career pathway on Jan. 2 and made it through the rigorous 10-month program.

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Three Nursing Students Awarded Fosser Scholarship

Three practical nursing students were awarded the Fay Ellen Fosser Scholarship.

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BCC Nursing Program Earns Accreditation

Berkshire Community College's nursing program is being accredited through 2023, bringing relief to the beleaguered program.

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BCC Suspends Nursing Program For One Year

The decision is another blow hopefully a short-term one to nursing education in the region following the impending closure of Southern Vermont College. The associate's degree program will go on hiatus for first-year students in 2019 to address lingering issues and begin re-enrollment of new students in fall 2020.

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Eight Graduate From McCann Practical Nursing Program

The eight students from the Licensed Practical Nursing Progam bid goodbye to the school and to retiring Program Coordinator Susan Watson during the pinning ceremony.

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Accreditors to Visit BCC's Nursing Program Wednesday, Public Meeting Scheduled

BCC's nursing program will be reviewed for accreditation during a site visit on Wednesday. Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing is holding a visit, which includes a public forum, on the accreditation process. ACEN has a full day scheduled including from 1:45 until 2:45 hearing from the public any questions, opinions, or concerns about the program.

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BCC Names Interim Director of Nursing

Christine Martin is taking over as head of the nursing program at BCC. Berkshire Community College named Martin the interim director of nursing on Thursday. The appointment comes a month after former director Tochi Urbani resigned from the position in the midst of trouble with the program's accreditation.

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