Penn College will offer a Practical Nursing course this fall. This full-time clock hour program will start September 20, 2021 and students will graduate in the fall of 2022. Classroom instruction in theory and nursing skills is provided by qualified nursing instructors in Wellsboro and Coudersport. Affiliation with UPMC allows for clinical experiences at UPMC Wellsboro and UPMC Cole. Other local healthcare affiliates are also utilized.Graduates earn a certificate in Practical Nursing and are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN exam for licensure (LPN). Graduates find jobs in hospitals, long-term care facilities, home health agencies, private homes, physician offices, and other health-related offices.
An Information Session to acquaint prospective students with the program is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., tonight at Penn College at Wellsboro, 22 Walnut Street, Wellsboro, PA. Learn how the Practical Nursing Program can help give you a great career boost! For more information or to register for the Information Session, call Marie Van Ess at (570) 724-7703.
The McKean County Republican Committee is inviting voters to come out to upcoming petition-signing events.
The events will focus on petitions for candidates running for county and local offices as well as statewide judge candidates. The committee is urging citizens to pay extra attention to judge races due to the activist nature of the courts and the state Supreme Court’s recent rubber-stamping of Gov. Tom Wolf’s actions.
The events are scheduled as follows: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Port Allegany Veterans Memorial
— 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Togi’s Blue Room, Bradford
— 6-8 p.m. Tuesday March 2 at Grandma Bair’s, Kane.
Refreshments will be served at each event.
The Northern PA Regional College (NPRC) has partnered with PA Pride and Wayne Paving and Gravel, 262 PA-44, Shinglehouse, PA, to provide local CDL Class A training with Tanker and Hazmat, and Oil and Gas Safety certifications. Registrations are limited to 4 per class and are received on a rolling basis. TAA/WIOA funding is available through the CareerLink for eligible students. The course is scheduled to begin today Interested students can register here.