Fairmont State philanthropists, alumni and Harrison County natives, Rusty and Kimberly Hutson were honored during a press conference on Tuesday for a series of gifts totaling $500,000 to benefit the School of Nursing. The celebration included the unveiling of the newly named Rusty & Kimberly Hutson Family Nursing Simulation Laboratory.
The Mon Health Foundation has provided an unprecedented $400,000 investment to the Fairmont State University Nursing Program to be utilized to increase hiring capacity for faculty and adjunct staff with real-world experience.
Fairmont State University and partner Mon Health System, Inc., have been selected as one of only four recipients nationwide of the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention Simulation Education Training Program (NEPQR-SET) through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the 2020 grant funding cycle. The award was announced by U.S.
Fairmont State University’s School of Nursing has received approval from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Practice, ACEN, to waive the TEAS testing program admission requirement for the 2020-2021 academic year only. This is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic which has closed the majority of the testing centers throughout the United States.
The Fairmont State University School of Nursing has received $100,000 from grants and private funders to support the purchase of an advanced pediatric patient simulator that will provide its students with enhanced learning opportunities and realistic real-world experiences.
Fairmont State University hosted its inaugural White Coat Ceremony for the School of Nursing as a new tradition to symbolize the move into clinical practice and providing compassionate care by nursing students.
Dr. Laura Clayton, associate dean for the School of Nursing, said the White Coat Ceremony was something she wanted to bring to the University because of the symbolic importance.
Fairmont State University has been ranked No. 1 in West Virginia in the 4th Annual Nursing School rankings by RNCareers.org
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Fairmont State University is pleased to announce that the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program in the School of Nursing has received continuing accreditation of their program from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) on April 26, 2019. The program achieved continuing accreditation for a period of eight years, which is the maximum time awarded by ACEN. The next accreditation visit will be in the Fall 2026.
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