Lincoln Land Community College and Memorial Health System have announced a partnership to help address the nursing shortage in Illinois. This partnership will allow LLCC to expand its class size by 90 additional students thanks to an approximate $6.1 million gift from Memorial Health Care.
President of LLCC, Dr. Charlotte Warren, talked a little more in-depth about the collaboration.
The potential reach of this partnership won’t be localized to one area. As Dr. Warren explains, there is a lot of overlap in communities between LLCC and Memorial Health System, which means there are plenty of places for new and aspiring nurses to practice.
Dr. Warren says the gift allows LLCC to have more space to take on more students, but that is not the only benefit that allows them to increase class size.
Students interested in enrolling at LLCC can get more information by calling 786-2445.