05/26/2020 | AuthorNCC
I am an adjunct Nursing professor at and alumna of Nassau Community College. In addition, I'm a Clinical Nurse Manager at a State Veterans Home, managing two units that are designated COVID19 units. Some of my responsibilities include promoting and restoring patients' health; enforcing adherence to CMS and DOH regulations; maintaining the nursing staff by recruiting, selecting, and orienting; and providing support for patients' families and loved ones.
Although the COVID19 pandemic is by far the greatest challenge of my 31-year nursing career, I have never been prouder to be a nurse. I received my Nursing degree from NCC in 1989. The College gave me the highest quality education and career preparation for such a time as this.
Nassau Community College provided me with a fundamental understanding of the field of nursing, including real-life experience and the standards of nursing practice. Some of my favorite memories include all of my clinical rotations, being a part of the Nursing Club, and the friendships I made that have lasted a lifetime.
I am forever grateful for the tremendous start to my nursing education at Nassau Community College. It is a pleasure to give back to the profession of nursing by now educating future nurses at the College.
My decision to attend NCC after high school stemmed from a variety of reasons. I had a lack of direction on what career to pursue, and I certainly noted the astronomical tuition costs at the schools that offered me admission. When doing my research, I noticed NCC's commitment towards its students.
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I am a first-generation college student and have been paying my way through college. I had previously attended NCC because of its affordability and location. I had such good memories from my first time attending that it made sense to go back to finish my degree. People also recommended Nassau's Surgical Technology program to me because it is one of the best in the area.
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Kyra Cardoso chose to come to Nassau Community College for its affordability and for the opportunity to earn a degree in acting. She recently acted in Noel Calloway’s "Mr. Santa," a movie about restoring the Christmas spirit.
Jun 1, 2023 | NCC
Anabella Segura Rivero was awarded the SUNY Empire Diversity Honors Scholarship "I finished high school in Peru in 2004, graduated from a technical school in 2006, and at age 17 immediately got a job at a law firm in my hometown.
Jan 31, 2023 | NCC
Going back to school was honestly the best choice for me. As an adult student, I felt focused and goal driven because I knew the expectations of the real world. The NCC - SUNY Empire State College Multi-Award Nursing Program prepared me for my future in so many ways.
Jan 12, 2023 | NCC
NCC was a smart choice for me because I wasn't really sure what my passion was. Nassau gave me a chance to figure it out while not having to carry the financial burden of switching my major should I want to make a change.
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