The Pennsylvania Higher Education Foundation has awarded an $18,000 Nursing Education Grant to Dr. Nancy Grove, associate professor of nursing and director of the RN-to-BSN program at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. Dr. Grove has recently retired from the position. The $18,000 grant is in addition to $98,000 received since 2003 and is nearly a 20% steady increase from the first year. These grants from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Foundation are used to continue to attract high quality students to the nursing field and the increasing demand for healthcare careers in the region.
The grant is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Foundation that provides educational grants and scholarships to nursing students completing the Nursing Program during the 2007-2008 academic year.
During the last week of September, the picturesque Richland campus will be bustling with activity as UPJ celebrates its 80th anniversary and the Inauguration of its fifth president, Dr. Jem Spectar. The largest regional campus of the internationally renowned University of Pittsburgh, UPJ has come into its own as a vital knowledge center and a foremost contributor to the area’s intellectual, social and cultural environment. Proud of its legacy as a preeminent community citizen, the University ranks as a top local employer and is a key partner in shaping the region’s economic future.