August 31, 2010
Elizabeth Blevins, Director, Office of Communications
Phyllis Noah, Communications Coordinator
Office: (740) 351-3810; FAX: (740) 351-3179; Cell: (740)
940 Second Street – Portsmouth, Ohio 45662
Nursing program at SSU opens more seats for spring
The nursing program at Shawnee State University is opening
spring semester for 30 more students than in the past.
Students who want to get into the program are encouraged to
apply for spring semester and the deadline has been extended
to October 1.
actually redistributing the numbers to have more seats in
the spring,” said Dr. Mattie Burton, associate dean and
chair of Nursing. “We are encouraging people who want to be
in the nursing program to apply now for spring.”
In the fall,
the seats have been reduced to allow more for the spring
semester. Now with the change, there will be an even
distribution of 60 students in the spring and 60 students in
“We also have
a very active LPN to RN transition program and would like to
encourage applications from people who want in the program
to apply now,” Burton said.
are not held so every semester, the Nursing Department needs
a new application from students applying for the program.
To apply for
admission to the programs, go to the Nursing Website under
Academics at www.shawnee.edu.