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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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HAMLET — College can be expensive when you don’t make the right choices. This is what April Xiong of Maxton learned when she began working on her goal to become a nurse practitioner. 

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PEMBROKE — In the coming weeks, nursing students from UNC Pembroke will be getting plenty of practical experience in the field. The university was recently approved as a new COVID-19 vaccine provider in an effort to increase the availability of the vaccine in Robeson County.  

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HAMLET — This year has been a test of perseverance for many people, especially students having to learn in a completely new way.

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PEMBROKE — Assistant Professor Deborah Hummer has been named a recipient of the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing Award.

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HAMLET — Cheryl Andrews of Hamlet says her story may be all too familiar for many young women. She dropped out of high school and married at an early age. By 21, she had two children, and any type of career was nowhere on the horizon. 

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PEMBROKE — Dr. Cherry Maynor Beasley, an internationally recognized expert in public health and founding member and chair of UNC Pembroke’s Department of Nursing, has been named a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing.

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HAMLET — Mother of seven Monica Jacobs, of Pembroke, graduated from the Associate Degree in Nursing program at Richmond Community College in 2019. Currently, she is employed with Scotland Memorial Hospital as a labor and delivery nurse.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Board of Trustees approved several one-time measures to its grading policies designed to help students who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The board met via virtual conference on Tuesday to approve these emergency changes, plus four new teacher career pathways for high school students in the Career & College Promise program.

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HAMLET — Sitting in a classroom at Richmond Community College in 1990, Practical Nursing student Nina Williams had no idea how far the skills she was learning would take her. Nearly 30 years later, she has a master’s and doctorate degree and is now educating other up and coming nurses. 

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