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Nursing careers part of WKU women’s soccer culture; eight former Lady Toppers helping in COVID-19 battle

As COVID-19 began to spread throughout the United States in March, the country hit pause. Those who were deemed as non-essential worked from home or didn’t work at all, but there was a group that kept going. Among that group were the doctors and nurses fighting the virus and helping those affected by it. Nurses have always been an important part of the country’s infrastructure, but the...

Bellarmine University faculty lead fight against COVID-19, offer expert analysis for teachers to use

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, many Bellarmine University faculty, students and alumni are serving on the frontlines in the fight against the virus. They are teaching others in the community, too. Recently, three Bellarmine faculty members participated in a virtual panel discussion with Kristin Wingfeld, Coordinator for School Business Partnerships in Jefferson County Public Schools, to offer expert...

BCTC, University of Phoenix announce partnership to provide new degree program for nursing students

Bluegrass Community and Technical College and the School of Nursing at University of Phoenix have announced an educational partnership that will establish a specialized Bachelor of Science Nursing program. “We are always looking for partners who offer our students flexibility and options for taking the next step in their education,” said Dr. Augusta Julian, president of Bluegrass Community &...