Sixteen Complete Practical Nursing Program at NSCC

Sixteen students from Northwest State Community College’s practical nursing program celebrated completion of the program recently during a special Graduate Tea ceremony. Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam for Practical Nursing and upon successful completion, enter directly into the workforce. After obtaining work experience, they may continue their education and pursue a degree in registered nursing.

PN GraduatesThe following graduates were recognized during the ceremony:

Defiance County: Olivia Hussey (Defiance), Aubrey Kemerer (Hicksville), Angela Larry (Hicksville), Ashley Lawrence (Defiance), Haley Robbins (Ney), Michelle Yoder (Hicksville)
Fulton County: Tiffany Solly (Wauseon)
Lucas County: Ashtin Henderson (Toledo)
Paulding County: Lauren Speice (Latty)
Steuben (IN) County: Whitney Hubbell (Angola)
Williams County: Angel Adams (Bryan), Ashlee Bockover (Edon), Kaitlyn Kimball (Bryan), Cassandra Lawson (Bryan), Courtnee Rockey (Edon), Kelsea Stein (Montpelier)

Four Students Inducted Into Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society

Northwest State Community College recently recognized four students during the induction ceremony for the Alpha Delta Chapter of the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society. In order to qualify, students must maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average, with at least a B in all nursing classes.

Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society aims to recognize the academic excellence of associate degree nursing students and encourage students to pursue advanced nursing degrees.

Nursing Honor SocietyThe following students were inducted in Alpha Delta Nu:

Defiance County: Katherine Wolfe (Defiance)
Fulton County: Crystal Purdy (Swanton)
Lucas County: Mindy Frische (Whitehouse)
Williams County: Ashton Stalter (Bryan)

NSCC Student Simultaneously Earns Certificate & Adult Diploma

Congratulations to Troy Chmielewski, who simultaneously received his truck driving certificate and adult diploma. Sharing this accomplishment with his family, Troy (center) is pictured receiving his diploma from Tom Pierce, transportation and logistics coordinator (left), and Dr. Tom Stuckey, NSCC president (right).

Troy Diploma

 

Associate Degree Nursing Graduates Recognized

Thirteen students completing Northwest State Community College’s associate degree nursing program were recently recognized during a special ceremony. Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam for registered nurses and enter directly into the workforce, or they may transfer their credits into a bachelor’s degree program.

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The following graduates were recognized during the ceremony:

Defiance County: Marlene Bradley (Defiance), Abigail Polce (Defiance), Katherine Wolfe (Defiance), Rikki Wright (Defiance)
Fulton County: Julia Bennett (Delta), Crystal Purdy (Swanton), Adam Steider (Archbold)
Henry County: Nathan Hoffer (Hamler), Tierney Keller (Napoleon)
Lucas County: Mindy Frische (Whitehouse)
Williams County: Melissa Grieser (West Unity), Taneisha Kaiser (Edon), Ashton Stalter (Bryan)

Ugly Sweater Winners Announced

The sweater contest is one of many events held around the holidays to share campus-wide fun and fellowship at Northwest State. Congratulations to the winners, and thank you to all who participated and voted.
Melissa, employee winner

Melissa, employee winner

Josh, student winner

Josh, student winner

Students Caroline Klein and Kenzie Bishop prepare a display for NSCC's ugly sweater contest, featuring photos of students and employees wearing their "holiday worst."

Students Caroline Klein and Kenzie Bishop prepare a display for NSCC’s ugly sweater contest, featuring photos of students and employees wearing their “holiday worst.”

Phlebotomy & Medical Assisting Graduates Recognized

Six students completing Northwest State Community College’s medical assisting associate degree or phlebotomy technician certificate program were recently recognized in a special ceremony held for the graduates. Both options lead to entry-level positions in the health care field, and students earning the phlebotomy technician certificate may choose to continue their education for an associate degree in medical assisting.

medical assisting-phlebotomyThe following graduates were honored for medical assisting:

Defiance County: Rebecca Meyer (Defiance), Alexis Parrish (Defiance)
Williams County: Aimee Dickinson (Bryan)
Wood County: Vanessa Garcia (Perrysburg)

The following graduates were honored for phlebotomy:
Fulton County: Michelle Fouty (Wauseon)
Henry County: Morgan Medina (Holgate)