Ivy Tech Community College Lawrenceburg Campus to host information session on Nursing Programs

first_imgLawrenceburg, IN—Ivy Tech Community College Lawrenceburg Campus is hosting an information session to discuss the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) programs, Practical Nursing (PN) program, and the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) transition program.  These programs qualify for the recently announced EdOPP scholarship which was created to help improve Lawrenceburg’s workforce and help pay for a college education. Ivy Tech is awarding students on a first-come, first-served basis up to $5,000 a year. If a student receives federal or state aid the scholarship will be applied to any balance after aid is credited.The session will provide information regarding how the programs prepare students to earn nursing credentials, which local healthcare facilities often hire graduates, and high-demand career opportunities in nursing. In addition, important information about application deadlines, when classes begin, and eligibility requirements will be shared. The event is free and open to the public.The event is Monday, March 16 from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Lawrenceburg campus, room 534.For more information on Ivy Tech’s nursing programs visit, click here or contact Hannah Schuler at [email protected]last_img read more

ECOWAS Electoral Group Evaluates Challenges to October Elections

first_imgRep. Smith between two members of ECONECRepresentatives of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) are visiting the country to review challenges to the upcoming October presidential and legislative elections.The electoral group is also in the country to play the role of an observer and monitor of events concerning the elections.The House chairman on Elections and Inauguration, Rep. Gabriel B. Smith, informed journalists about the objectives of the group yesterday on Capitol Hill after a closed-door meeting with the 8-man ECONEC delegation.The ECONEC delegation includes Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of ECONEC and chairman of the Independent Nigeria Elections Commission (INEC); Mr. Newton Ahmeh Barry, chairman of CENI Burkina Faso; and Dr. Maria do Rosario Goncalves, chairperson of CNE Cape Verde.Other members of the delegation are Mr. Francis Gabriel Oke, permanent secretary of ECONEC; Prof. Antonia Simbine, INEC Commissioner; Prof. Bolade Eyinla, chief technical adviser to INEC chairman; Mr. Paul Ejime, ECONET communications and advocacy officer; and Mr. Chinedu Chinedu, ECONEC program manager.During the consultative meeting, the committee told ECONEC that the major challenge to the election is  funding, in the amount of US$20 million, said Rep. Smith.He further reported that the committee was able to explain about the rising concerns from ECONEC about the Code of Conduct (CoC) and other related election issues.The Grand Bassa County lawmaker said the ECONEC delegation visits every West African country during elections to review the country’s challenges and reassure of its role in observing and monitoring.The delegation has reportedly met officials of the National Elections Commission, senior government officials, including the Speaker, and will meet the Chief Justice today.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more