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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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BCC's Director of Nursing Resigns

Wynn said the change will have no impact on the students who have just returned for the semester nor does she expect that the college would miss the Sept. 30 deadline to address issues outlined by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing to resolve its status.

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Vermont Health-Care System, College Partner on Nursing Program

One way is growing the ranks of nursing professionals through a collaborative effort with Southern Vermont College down the road. On Tuesday, the two institutions announced an affiliation that will create a pipeline for nursing students and provide opportunities for SVHC employees to further their educational opportunities.

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McCann Tech Practical Nursing Program Switching to Day Courses

McCann will be making some changes this upcoming semester to better fit the schedules of students.

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BCC's Nursing Program Placed on Warning Status

The nursing program at Berkshire Community College has been placed on warning. The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing cited the college on a number of issues, which college officials have characterizes as "housekeeping," and drops the state accreditation to "approval with warning."

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