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HAMLET — Richmond Community College held its 45th annual Associate Degree Nursing Pinning Ceremony on May 11 with 35 nursing students being recognized for completing the program. 

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HAMLET — Nursing students at Richmond Community College now have another avenue to pursue higher education without leaving the county.

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Tuesday, 26 April 2022 13:02

UNCP expands academic partnerships with ECU

PEMBROKE — Students graduating from UNC Pembroke have been eager to continue their education in our state’s top graduate schools, and ECU is an obvious choice. For years, and in many other programs, UNCP students have been admitted to ECU for master’s- and doctorate-level studies. Academic leaders from both institutions recently met at ECU to ink a new agreement which expands previous arrangements and promises to expand further. 

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Friday, 18 March 2022 13:04

FirstHealth recognizes Certified Nurses Day

PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas is celebrating Certified Nurses Day on March 19 by honoring more than 220 nationally certified nurses who work across the FirstHealth system. 

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Our featured leading lady today, Christy English Land, whom many of her coworkers lovingly refer to as the First Lady of FirstHealth Richmond, moved into a new leadership role on Feb. 21, 2022 as the president of FirstHealth's Southern Region and administrator of Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond.  

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HAMLET— At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the early part of 2020, Richmond Community College’s nursing students were being pulled from the hospitals where they normally get valuable clinical hours. However, as the pandemic spread and the number of patients grew, the hospitals realized they needed help and allowed them back in. 

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College has added new services and new class locations, as well as expanded its community outreach for its Adult Education division. 

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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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