September 28, 2023

Carroll College, Aug Prep accomplice to supply affiliate nursing diploma program on Milwaukee’s south facet

Aerial picture of St. Augustine Preparatory Academy, 2607 South fifth St. in
Milwaukee. (Picture courtesy of St. Augustine Preparatory Academy)

Carroll College is working with St. Augustine Preparatory Academy to supply its affiliate diploma in nursing (ADN) program on the faculty’s Milwaukee campus.

Initially positioned on the United Group Heart (UCC) campus, the ADN program is transferring to the K4-12 non-denominational Christian faculty as a result of enrollment development each within the ADN program and UCC’s constitution faculties. As a consequence of these rising house constraints, Carroll, which is predicated in Waukesha, determined to maneuver the ADN program to Aug Prep, which is positioned on the Milwaukee’s largely Hispanic south facet.

Working after faculty hours at Aug Prep, Carroll’s ADN program will serve 24 college students per cohort aiming to grow to be RNs in simply two years, a college press launch states. With the purpose of coaching extra nurses to supply culturally competent care, Carroll’s ADN program goals to draw historically underrepresented college students who dwell and work locally.

“Carroll College is dedicated to delivering our high-quality nursing program inside the neighborhood, and we’re excited to have discovered Aug Prep as a brand new accomplice in that endeavor,” mentioned Cindy Gnadinger, Carroll College’s president. “Aug Prep’s mission and imaginative and prescient completely align with Carroll, making this partnership a terrific match for each establishments. We’re excited to work with Aug Prep to assist extra folks on the south facet of Milwaukee enter the high-demand area of nursing, and alongside the way in which, introduce Aug Prep college students to this significant profession.”

Opened in 2017, Aug Prep serves greater than 1,500 college students, predominantly low-income college students of colour, by specializing in the entire little one by means of lecturers, religion, arts/athletics, and household help. In keeping with the Wisconsin Division of Public Instruction’s most up-to-date report card, Aug Prep is the highest Okay-12 faculty within the state and the highest-rated highschool in Milwaukee.

As a part of partnership, Carroll will present two faculty nurses to serve Aug Prep college students in the course of the tutorial yr, in addition to enable college students desirous about a profession in nursing to take part in job shadowing and job ability improvement.

“As an lively member of our neighborhood, we’re completely satisfied to welcome Carroll College and its college students to our campus as they work to realize a family-sustaining profession in well being care,” mentioned Abby Andrietsch, chief government officer of Aug Prep. “At Aug Prep, our imaginative and prescient is to graduate well-rounded, academically ready leaders of tomorrow. That is an thrilling alternative for our college students and households to achieve extra publicity to a future in well being care by means of Carroll College’s excellent ADN program. We hope a lot of our college students and their households will take part as effectively, as they develop their future careers.”

Carroll’s ADN program is designed to handle the nursing scarcity whereas additionally rising workforce variety within the well being care trade. The ADN program is geared to assist college students shortly transition into the workforce to begin a well being care profession as a extremely sought-after registered nurse.