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2017 RIBN Ceremony

The North Carolina A&T State University College of Health and Human Sciences School of Nursing, hosted the 2nd annual, North Carolina Piedmont Collaborative Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (RIBN) Induction Ceremony on Friday, August 4th at Union Square Campus in Greensboro, to welcome and honor eighteen new RIBN student inductees into the N.C. Piedmont Collaborative RIBN program. 

The RIBN program is a four-year collaborative dual enrollment program with North Carolina A&T State University, Davidson County Community College, Guilford Technical Community College, and Vance-Granville Community college, that creates an opportunity for students to stay in their home communities and achieve their Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) and Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) at a reduced cost.

The N.C. Piedmont RIBN collaborative has seen tremendous growth in its program, to begin its second year, from a total of three RIBN students in its previous year.

School of Nursing at N.C. A&T Held Its First White Coat Ceremony

First-year upper division nursing students at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University celebrated their success during the School of Nursing’s first White Coat Ceremony, held on Friday, May 12, in Harrison Auditorium, on the university’s main campus.

The ceremony was a new addition for the school, which celebrated its 60th anniversary this year, and an honor of distinction and excellence. Supported by a grant from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), N.C. A&T and Duke University were the sole recipients of ceremony funding in North Carolina.  

“The purpose of this White Coat Ceremony aligns with our mission to provide an environment of academic excellence to educate and prepare students to become professional nurses committed to lifelong learning, scholarly inquiry, civility and service, which will enhance the health and wellness of diverse communities,” said Dr. Terry Ward, director/associate dean of the School of Nursing, of the significance of the ceremony. “It emphasizes our core values of accountability, responsibility and professionalism in nursing practice.”

Retired United States Air Force Major, certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) and university alumnus James B. Goode  delivered the keynote address. Goode served 28 years in the Air Force and as a member of the North Carolina Air National Guard.

During the ceremony, students received a specially designed pin serving as a visual reminder of their oath and commitment to provide compassionate and high quality care.

Moldova 

North Carolina –Moldova is a Partnership
for Peace program(https://www.sosnc.gov/partnership/).
In 2014, there was an invitation from Moldovan nurses requesting U.S. nurses in hospital settings and universities to share new information on topics such as oncology and palliative care, geriatrics, nursing leadership, and public health.
Several nurses andpublic health specialists (Read More)

Employee Spotlight: Diana Acuna, RN

Diana

 Diana Acuna is RN Specialty Coordinator for open heart surgery.

 “Diana does an exceptional job bringing her team together,” said Kristie Garrett, MSN, RN, RNFA, CNOR, Department Director of Operative Services. “She is an all-around wonderful leader and an excellent communicator who keeps physicians and team members well informed at all times.” “Diana is a lot of fun and an awesome teammate,” said Christa McClellan, RNFA. “She has been on the vascular team as well as the open-heart team. She’s so versatile and does a great job in all that she does. ”Diana is relatively new to her role and I want to thank her for the important work she’s doing on behalf of our patients and care teams. Thanks for your exceptional care Diana.

Alumni Nurses Unify to Meet a Need

http://www.ncat.edu/news/2016/12/alumni-nurses.html 

Dr. Sandra Hughes discusses the new Union Square project with members of the nursing programs from NC A&T, UNC-G and GTCC.

WFMY News 2

Exclusive First Look: Inside The New High-Tech Nursing Union Square Campus

Alumni Times Niursing

N.C. A&T, Community Colleges Launch Nursing Initiative





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Theatre Arts at N.C. A&T to Present Original Stage Play “Mississippi Born and Bred”

The award-winning Theatre Arts program at N.C. A&T State University will open its 2017-18 season, Oct.19-22 and Oct. 26-29 with the world premiere of “Mississippi Born and Bred,” written and directed by Darius Omar Williams, Ph.D.

National Afro-Folk Artist to Kick-Off 2017-18 Lyceum Series at N.C. A&T

For the first installment of its 2017 Lyceum Series, N.C. A&T State University will present afro-folk artist and alumnus Randy “Freedom Clay” Rogers and his latest collection, “High Cotton: Paying Homage to & Celebrating My Intergenerational Roots.

N.C. A&T Ranked Best Value HBCU

In its latest ranking, Best Value Schools ranked N.C. A&T State University at the top of its 10 Best Value Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) 2018 list.