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August 26, 2010

NKU’s largest grant to help nursing program The Northern Kentucky University College of Health Professions announced that it has received its largest grant to date – a $717,600 Health Resources and Services Administration grant administered through the Bureau of Health Profes-

sions. The grant, which is effective through June of 2013, will be used for the revision and expansion of NKU’s Nurse Executive Leadership (NEL) program. The NEL program was originally established as the

Nurse Administration Program in 1992. The program adds additional learning experiences that are necessary for leading complex health care organizations. The grant will allow NKU to revise of the program to include an Excel boot camp, increased cultural and rural

content and an accounting course. The program will welcome its first class next week. “The Department of Advanced Nursing Studies excels in online graduate education and will deliver the didactic components using online course deliv-

Make a lifelong Friend from abroad. Enrich your family with Another culture. Now you can host a high school Exchange student (girl or boy) from France, Germany, Scandinavia, Spain, England, Japan, Brazil, Italy or other countries. Becoming a host to a young international visitor is an experience of a lifetime!

ery, thus facilitating recruitment and retention of nurses from rural and remote areas,� said Dean of the College of Health Professions and Regents Professor Denise Robinson. “The revision of the Nursing Administration program will offer the state-of-the-science in nurse executive leadership. It will enable graduates to meet the challenges of increasingly complex care across populations and health care delivery systems.� The program is designed to prepare nurse leaders

who will address the needs of today’s challenging health care environment. The NEL curriculum includes a combination of classroom and clinical experiences. Students gain experience in organizational problem solving, information technology, human resource management and finance. Graduates of the program are prepared to assume executive leadership positions in an unlimited number of healthcare settings including acute care hospitals, long-term care and community settings.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced the beginning of the 2010 Adopt-a-Highway Poster Contest. Students from across the Commonwealth are invited to submit creative works for use in the Adopt-a-Highway calendar for 2011. The contest is aimed at educating and encouraging children not to litter and to

spread the message to others. The entry form with the necessary certificate of authenticity can be obtained by contacting the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Office of Public Affairs. The form also is available online at Click on poster contest. Entries must be postmarked by Sept. 30.

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