Vol State Clinical Students Assist in a Flu Vaccination Clinic

Wed, Oct 19, 2022

We Are Proud of Our Nursing Students!

On October 18th, a group of Vol State clinical students assisted in facilitating a flu vaccination clinic at Hendersonville Medical Center as part of the student's clinical experience. The five nursing students and their instructor Cassandra Cassidy administered more than 70 vaccines.

"This clinic was held for Hendersonville Medical Center employees only, rather [than being] open to the public. However, it was a rich experience for our nursing students," instructor Cassandra Cassidy mentioned.

Vol State RN Nursing Program Graduates Celebrate

Volunteer State Community College celebrated the graduation of the second class of Nursing students today with a pinning ceremony in Caudill Hall. Thirty-eight students from the Gallatin and Livingston groups are graduating this year with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing. The program prepares students to apply to sit for licensure as a Registered Nurse.

Vol State Nursing Celebrates First Graduates

The first group of graduates in the Volunteer State Community College Nursing program celebrated a virtual pinning ceremony recently. The event was put together as a video highlighting the students and their accomplishments. Seven students from the Gallatin campus and eleven students from the Livingston campus each earned an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Nursing. It prepares them to apply to sit for licensure as a Registered Nurse. Thus far, eleven students have taken the NCLEX and all eleven have passed.

Koester Named Dean of RN Nursing Program

Volunteer State Community College has named Cassie Koester as the new dean of Nursing. She will supervise the Vol State RN Nursing associate of applied science (AAS) degree program. It’s a two-year degree to prepare students to apply to sit for licensure as a Registered Nurse, held on the Gallatin and Livingston campuses.

Vol State Nursing Application Now Available

The application for the next group of students for the Vol State Nursing program is now available. Selected students will begin classes in the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S) degree program in late May. It prepares students to apply to sit for licensure as a Registered Nurse. All general education, science, and elective courses required must be complete or in progress at the time of application, with a minimum GPA of 3.3. The students most likely to be ready to apply for the A.A.S. Nursing program will be Pre-Nursing students at Vol State and other colleges.

Vol State RN Nursing Information Meetings

The Volunteer State Community College RN Nursing A.A.S. Degree Program is offering information sessions for students who are interested in applying for the next class, which starts in June 2020.  The sessions will be held at the Vol State campus locations in Gallatin, Livingston, and Cookeville. Nursing program classes are held in Gallatin and Livingston. The application to apply will be available in March and be due in May. There are general education classes required to be taken before application.

Vol State Nursing Program is Underway

Volunteer State Community College’s new Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing is now available. The first cohort of nursing students started the program in May.

Each year, a limited number of students will be admitted to the program at the Gallatin and Livingston campuses. The Nursing program application will be available in the spring, with classes starting in the summer.