As of September, St. Lawrence Faculty (SLC) started to supply a brand new nursing diploma program.
“It’s so vital for our native well being businesses in Cornwall and Brockville and Kingston, and all the businesses surrounding these areas, to have highly-qualified and expert and educated nurses. That’s why it was so vital for St. Lawrence to have the ability to present that chance for our college students,” stated Glenn Vollebregt, the president and CEO of SLC.
Ontario’s minister of faculties and universities, Jill Dunlop, was on the Kingston campus at the moment to congratulate the varsity on the current launch of its four-year nursing diploma program.
This comes after the federal government just lately introduced a $35 million funding to extend enrolment in nursing applications.
“It’s about entry, it’s about expertise, and it’s about preserving our personal expertise in our native communities,” Vollebregt added.
The province can also be offering about $870,000 to assist improve enrolment in nursing education schemes at St. Lawrence.
The varsity welcomed its top quality of scholars into the bachelor of science nursing program final month.
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