十大电子游艺平台首选 Online BSN programs to be offered by St. Ambrose University, all other academic programs to end after Spring and Summer 2023
阿伯丁, South Dakota – January 17, 2023 – 十大电子游艺平台首选 announced today that it will not enroll students for the 2023-24 academic year and will cease educational operations at its 阿伯丁 campus after the Spring and Summer 2023 sessions. Three 教出来 Agreements with other higher educational institutions are in place to provide complete credit acceptance and comparable net tuition costs for current students. Employees will be provided staggered end dates and final compensation based upon their responsibilities.
St. 安布罗斯大学达文波特分校, Iowa) will continue to offer Presentation’s signature Online BSN program, a pathway for nursing students established through a consortial arrangement that was communicated last week. The Online BSN programs will become the Nano Nagle Online School of Nursing at St. Ambrose University in honor of Nano Nagle who founded the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary of 阿伯丁, South Dakota (Presentation Sisters) in Ireland in 1775.
“After careful evaluation of the sustainability of 学院’s academic programs, and a thorough review of alternatives, 校董会 and Presentation Sisters reluctantly decided to close the physical campus and implement 教出来 programs as the most responsible way to steward students’ pathways to completing their degrees,玛丽·托马斯修女, president of the Presentation Sisters Corporate Board shared. “We understand and share the heartbreak by our students, 教师, 工作人员, 校友, 及香港仔社区, and we will work closely with them to succeed through this transition.”
Presentation Sisters founded 学院 in 1951 to fulfill its mission of rural health care and service through nursing education. The College later expanded to include academic programs in Health and Natural Sciences, 社会科学与人文学科, to support its mission of development of the whole person, 按照天主教传统. Presentation Sisters have continuously sponsored 学院 and retained ownership of the campus land with 学院 as a separate nonprofit.
就在COVID大流行之前, 学院, 校董会, and the Corporate Board of the Presentation Sisters embarked on a year-long process of examining data and market impacts, engaging constituent groups to better understand the financial health of 学院 and its potential for growing enrollment to achieve sustainability. 它的乡村位置, difficult for many out-of-state students to access, 已经是已知因素了吗, along with a significant dependency on tuition revenue and gifts. The impact of COVID exacerbated 学院’s challenges.
“The College explored and brought to the boards numerous partnership options over the last year, 导致他们选择St. Ambrose University (SAU) for continuing the Online BSN programs,保拉·朗托说, 演讲学院院长. “正如先前宣布的那样，圣. Ambrose University’s state-of-the-art nursing program is a natural fit with Presentation to create the Nano Nagle Online School of Nursing, ensuring the legacies of 学院 and the Presentation Sisters,主席保拉·朗托说. “SAU also will serve as one of a number of 教出来 Partners for other majors. It is important to us that every student has multiple, comparable options to complete their chosen degrees on time and without an increased financial investment.”
Presentation also has 教出来 Agreements in place with the University of Mary (Bismarck, North Dakota) and Olivet College (Olivet, Michigan) and continues to pursue adding agreements with other regional and online institutions. 1月30日至31日, 学院 is hosting a 教出来 Fair (in the afternoons) and a Career Fair (in the mornings) to assist students and 教师, 分别, with their transitions to other higher educational institutions. In a unique partnership for college transitions, 学院 is also bringing independent academic coaches from College Possible to campus to assist students with their individual plans. A Job Fair will be organized for later this Spring to help 工作人员 to explore future employment opportunities.
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