HENDERSON – Despite COVID-19 challenges, Nevada State College announced that 50 students within its School of Nursing all secured passing scores in September’s National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Registered Nurses which resulted in a 100 percent first-time passing rate.
“Our department is extremely proud of our nursing students who have continued to stay dedicated to their studies, despite COVID-19 setbacks, and pass the rigorous NCLEX on their first try,” said June Eastridge, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, COI, Dean for the School of Nursing at Nevada State College.
As one of the state’s largest contributors of nursing graduates who go on to secure nursing positions within our valley’s healthcare system, Nevada State College’s School of Nursing continues to hold impressive NCLEX passing rates. This year’s third quarter testing results showed a 95.09 percent passing rate for 125 first time test takers.
“These impressive testing results are a testament not only to the dedication of our students but also to the dedication of our faculty who have remained committed in providing quality learning experiences and educational support throughout our COVID-19 response and transition,” said Vickie Shields, provost and executive vice president of Nevada State College.
Nevada State College’s School of Nursing continues to be nationally recognized for the quality of its nursing program with the most recent recognition from intelligent.com which recognized Nevada State’s online RN to BSN program as one of the best in the nation.
For more information about Nevada State College’s School of Nursing, visit https://nsc.edu/academics/school-of-nursing/.
ABOUT NEVADA STATE COLLEGE
Nevada State College, a four-year public institution, is a member of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Nevada State places a special emphasis on the advancement of a diverse and largely under-served student population. Located on a developing 512-acre campus in the foothills of Henderson, Nevada, the college was established in 2002 as a new tier in the state system between the research universities and the two-year colleges and, as such, is Nevada’s only state college. Nevada State College is one of the fastest-growing colleges in the country and the fastest growing in Nevada. It currently has more than 7,000 students and more than 800 full- and part-time employees. For more information, visit http://nsc.edu.
Maddie Skains, MassMedia