Copper Mountain College Hosts Pinning Ceremonies for Vocational and Registered Nursing Students on May 26 at the Bell Center

    May 17, 2011


    Copper Mountain College will hold two separate Pinning Ceremonies for Nursing Students on May 26 in the Gymnasium at the Bell Center.
     
    CMC’s Vocational Nursing students will have their pinning ceremony in the gymnasium at the Bell Center on May 26th from 2:30 to 4:00 pm.  These students have completed a 50 week program that began in June, 2010.  Upon completion of the Program, these students are eligible to take the NCLEX examination to achieve licensure to practice as Licensed Vocational Nurses.
     
    CMC’s Registered Nursing students’ pinning ceremony is also in the gymnasium at the Bell Center on May 26th at 6pm.  These students have completed a 2 year program that began in August, 2009.  Upon completion of the Program, these students are eligible to take the NCLEX examination to achieve licensure to practice as Registered Nurses.
     
    CMC’s Home Health Aide students will complete their 6 week program on May 23rd.  They will be having a ceremony at the end of their last class session.  Upon completion of the Program, these students are eligible to take the State exam to achieve certification to practice as a Home Health Aide.
     
    These programs are part of five nursing programs Copper Mountain College offers in its Health Sciences and Medical Department. Find additional information visit the CMC website (www.cmccd.edu). Click Programs, choose Health Sciences/Nursing, click on the photo for the specific program and there is a summary of the program below the photo.
     
     
    About Copper Mountain College  
    Copper Mountain College (CMC) is a two-year community celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Current enrollment is over 2000 students. Located in Joshua Tree within the Morongo Basin, CMC serves the rural, gateway communities adjacent to Joshua Tree National Park in the high desert. Recognized by President Reagan in 1984 as the "Community College built by the Community," CMC's initial construction was built entirely by local, private funds solicited by the Foundation, then known as the Friends of CMC, and now known as the Copper Mountain College Foundation. Contact CMC at 760-366-3791 or www.cmccd.edu.