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Nursing Students Collect Donations


Surry Community College’s fourth semester Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) students collected food and clothing for the SCC Little Free Pantry, the SCC Knights Armory Student Resource Center, and the Foothills Food Pantry in Dobson.

More than 241 pounds of food and 55 pounds of clothing were donated to the Foothills Food Pantry. The students also donated a large amount of food and clothing to the SCC Little Free Pantry and the SCC Armory Student Resource Center.

Surry Community College’s Nursing program was ranked within the top 10 for best nursing schools in North Carolina, according to SCC placed in the ninth position, with a score of 96.16 out of 100.

Surry Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) curriculum provides students with opportunities to develop knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to assist individuals in making informed decisions that impact their health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.

Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community healthcare facilities.

High School students can begin working toward the Associate Degree in Nursing by enrolling in courses in the Career & College Promise program that are required in the nursing program.

For more information about the nursing program, contact Student and Workforce Services at (336) 386-3264 or

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