Hospital School, University Form Partnership For Nursing Students

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Published: Aug 17 2011 03:14:40 PM EDT   Updated On: May 10 2011 06:40:53 AM EDT
WEST READING, Pa. -

Two organizations are teaming up to give nursing students in our area some new options.

The Reading Hospital and Medical Center and Alvernia University announced Tuesday they've formed a partnership.

Students at the hospital's School of Health Sciences will now also be enrolled at Alvernia.

After completing the program, they can continue their education at Alvernia to work towards a bachelor's degree in nursing.

The program will begin this fall.