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Education Agreements in massachusetts and north carolina will help nursing students earn bsns

(May 12, 2015) - Thanks to education agreements among academic institutions in North Carolina and Massachusetts, nurse and nursing students will have an easier time advancing their education. The agreements will be fully implemented beginning this Fall.
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State Board of Community Colleges, UNC Board of Governors Sign Uniform Articulation Agreements for RN to BSN

(February 27, 2015) - Building on the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) already in place between the University of North Carolina system and NC Community Colleges, the UNC Board of Governors and State Board of Community Colleges approved a supplemental articulation agreement that will provide seamless education pathways for students wishing to pursue specialized degrees in nursing.

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Final report on RIBN expansion published by the center for evaluation and applied research

(October 31, 2014) - The Center for Evaluation and Applied Research (CEAR) at the New York Academy of Medicine engaged in an evaluation of the implementation and effectiveness of the Mutli-Regional Model to Increase the Number of Baccalaureate Nurses Expansion in New York Cityand North Carolina (RIBN-E).

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THROUGH RIBN, Cape Fear Community College students NOW have the opportunity to earn a four-year degree on campus

( October 15, 2014) - Community colleges are a popular, low-cost starting point for many students who plan to earn a bachelor’s degree after transferring to a four-year school. Now, partnerships are helping CFCC students pursue 4-year degrees.

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The Foundation for Nursing Excellence Receives Grant to Strengthen North Carolina's Nursing Workforce

(September 22, 2014) - "The Foundation for Nursing Excellence (FFNE) will receive $102,800 ingrant support from the NC AHEC Program over the next two years to continue efforts toincrease the educational preparation of the nursing workforce of North Carolina."

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FFNE Board Member Leslie Sharpe making a difference in rural NC

(September 8, 2014) - "The sole health care provider in the community of Snow Camp operates out of a donated trailer from Sylvan Elementary School to meet the primary health care needs of students, teachers and residents."

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UNCW and Sampson Community College team up to prepare nurses

(August 12, 2014) - "UNCW and Sampson Community College have an agreement to provide a seamless four-year curriculum through the Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses Project (RIBN)."

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