The Ontario government's decision to give colleges the option to deliver stand-alone nursing degree programs will produce more qualified nurses to fill key shortages in many communities.
A first-year student at St. Clair College has won a $3000 nationwide scholarship.
Matthew Malandruccolo, a first-year nursing student, was one of 20 who won a scholarship from Retired Teachers of Ontario. They are a health insurance provider for retired teachers across Canada. Requirements involved applicants providing suggestions to improve the lives of seniors.
St. Clair College nursing students Ryanne Mallette and Hannah Wiggins are stepping onto the front lines in the battle against COVID-19 as vaccination ramps up and testing remains critical.
Cassandra Nantais has put her passion for nursing to work since starting her studies at St. Clair College and is a big advocate of an arrangement that has given her a hospital job in her second year.