FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Staff Contact:

Andrea J. Burney, APR

Director of  Public Relations

WELLS FARGO TO PROVIDE TUITION ASSISTANCE FOR DCC NURSE AIDE PROGRAM

 

Wells Fargo Gift to DCC

DDANVILLE, VA, November 21, 2013 – Wells Fargo has made a $10,000 contribution to the Danville Community College Educational Foundation to provide tuition assistance to students in DCC’s Nurse Aide program. The scholarships are need-based and those who qualify may be awarded full scholarships or scholarships in partial increments to supplement other funding received. DCC’s Nurse Aid program, which is nine credits, can be completed in seven weeks. Graduates often find CNA positions in local nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals, doctors’ offices, or in private settings. There are 130 graduates each year and the program has more than a 90 percent pass rate on the certifying exams.

 

Shown in the photo are (left to right): Eddie Herndon, DCC Educational Foundation Board Chair; Shannon Hair, Executive Director of the DCC Educational Foundation; LaTisha Royal, Wells Fargo Store Manager, Danville; Julie Kern, Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager, Wells Fargo; and Tommye Arnold, Community Relations Officer, Wells Fargo.
For more information about the Nurse Aide program, contact DCC Workforce Services at 434.797.6437. For information about scholarships, contact the DCC Educational Foundation Office at 434.797.8437, or click here.

 

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