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HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to keep its current officers in place for another year, while also getting a report on licensure exam passage rates for nursing students, fall semester enrollment and COVID emergency funding.

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke Clinical Assistant Professor Jermecka Hamilton Covington has been named the 2021 Rookie of The Year by the North Carolina Nurses Association.  

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke celebrated the official naming of the McKenzie-Elliott School of Nursing during a ceremony last week, paying homage to a registered nurse, Mary McKenzie Edwards, whose resilience empowered her to achieve her dreams. 

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PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas has announced its 2021 Nursing Leadership Academy graduates. 

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HAMLET — When Misty Freeman was a student at Scotland High School, she volunteered as a "candy striper" at Scotland Memorial Hospital. Almost two decades later, she is still making rounds at the hospital, but now as a registered nurse.

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HAMLET — Richmond County native and first generation college student Tammy Smith knew as a little girl that one day she would become a nurse. Today, she is employed with FirstHealth as nurse manager of a medical/surgical unit that is designated to care for patients with COVID.

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PEMBROKE — Jennifer Wells, an associate professor in the Department of Nursing at UNC Pembroke, has been selected to participate in the North Carolina Nurses Association’s Leadership Academy. 

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HAMLET — Skilled trade workers are in high demand, and Richmond Community College has the programs to put people into these lucrative careers. 

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College student Ayesha Adams of Lilesville has received the 2021 Academic Excellence Award, which recognizes outstanding academic achievements of students in the N.C. Community College System. 

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CHERAW, S.C. — As a partner in nursing education for the region, McLeod Health has made a contribution to an area nursing school. Support of valuable educational offerings is reflected in this year's $25,000 gift to Northeastern Technical College.

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