There's a new partnership between Lewis and Clark Community College and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s School of Nursing. The partnership agreement will enable community college students to finish their associate degrees and a majority of the general education requirements toward their Bachelor of Science in Nursing from SIUE at Lewis and Clark.
Laura Bernaix, interim dean of the School of Nursing tells The Big Z this arrangement may give students the motivation to pursue a four-year degree who hadn't originally considered the possibility.
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After successfully completing the first two semesters of the outlined Partnership curriculum at L&C can enroll in the first two School of Nursing courses during their third and fourth semesters. Once a student has successfully completed the program at L&C and licensure as a registered nurse is obtained, that student may progress through the remaining four courses through the School of Nursing's online program.