The nursing program at Keuka College has earned a five-year accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
The CCNE is an autonomous arm of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and is the nation’s leading accrediting agency for baccalaureate and master’s level nursing programs.
“We are delighted that our programs have met the highest national standards of nursing education quality,” said Dr. Sparki Mangels, chair of the Division of Nursing. (more…)
The New York State Senate and Assembly have both adopted their respective budget plans and in the Assembly’s budget proposal, the High Needs Nursing Program is partially restored with funding at $675,000.
Created in 2007, the High Needs Nursing program provides up to $250 for each full-time student enrolled at an eligible two-year program and up to $500 for each full-time student enrolled in a four-year program. In the Commission on Independent College and Universities’ (cIcu) 2011-12 Legislative Priorities brochure, Gov. Cuomo and state legislators were asked to restore $941,000 for independent colleges and universities.
In order to advocate that this funding be included in the final SFY 2011-12 budget, I ask you to send e-mails to your state representatives and Conference Committee members with a personal message about the funding. To assist you in this e-advocacy effort, cIcu has created the following action alert Web site where you can send a message to your state representatives and members of the higher education committee:
Keuka College received approval from the New York State Department of Education to offer a Master of Science in Nursing degree. Marlaine “Sparki” Mangels, chair of the nursing division, discussed the new major and what it means to Keuka College and area nurses on WFLR (Dundee) recently. Mangels was the May guest on Keuka College Today, hosted by Executive Director of Communications Doug Lippincott.
Keuka College Today airs the fourth Thursday of every month from 8:30 – 9 a.m. on WFLR (1570 AM and 96.9 FM).
Assistant editor’s note: Sparki Mangels came to Keuka in July as chair of the nursing division and associate professor of nursing. She is the former director of SUNY Brockport’s RN (registered nurse) to BSN (Bachelor of Science degree in nursing) program. Mangels holds an Ed.D. in educational administration from the University of Rochester; a M.S. in nursing, adult heath and nursing administration from SUNY Buffalo; a B.S. in nursing from Alfred University; and an A.A.S. in nursing from Corning Community College.
The College has selected Marlaine “Sparki” Ervay Ortiz Mangels to chair its nursing division.
The former director of SUNY Brockport’s RN (registered nurse) to BSN (Bachelor of Science degree in nursing) program and an assistant professor, Mangels will assume the post July 15.
“Dr. Mangels brings extensive teaching experience from the University of Rochester and SUNY Brockport,” said Janet Mance, interim chair of the Division of Nursing. “At Brockport, she had responsibility for the baccalaureate completion program for registered nurses, which makes her especially prepared to lead Keuka’s program.”
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