RIBN PROGRAMS IN YOUR AREA

The Foundation for Nursing Excellence is supporting the expansion of the RIBN model in five additional regions across North Carolina with the goal of each region admitting its first cohort of RIBN students in Fall 2012.

The Foundation for Nursing Excellence is excited to announce that the RIBN video has been published and is now available for all to watch. 

FILLING THE NURSING GAP

Created to increase the number of prepared nurses in North Carolina, the RIBN program is a partnership between community colleges and universities...  more»

BUSINESS CASE ANALYSIS

The Foundation for Nursing Excellence is excited to share the Business Case Analysis and Economic Impact Executive Summary and Recommendations...  more»


MEET MORE RIBN STUDENTS 

What made you choose RIBN? The reason I chose to join the RIBN program was because of the awesome benefits that the RIBN program offers.  My dream school was Lenoir-Rhyne, but I did not have the money to go there full time. The RIBN program gave me the opportunity to graduate as a Lenoir-Rhyne Bear and not have the debt that I would have had if I would have gone there full-time. more»

NC PIEDMONT holds FIRST RIBN COHORT INDUCTION CEREMONY at NC A&T

(AUGUST, 2016) NC Piedmont, a partnership between North Carolina Agricultural & Technical (NCA&T) University, The College of Davidson and Davie Counties, Guilford Technical Community College and Vance-Granville Community College, held it's first RIBN Induction Ceremony on August 8, 2016 at NCA&T.  Incoming students are pictured with administrators from the four partnered educational institutions.  Click Here to view the NCP 2016 Induction Ceremony photo gallery. (Photos are courtesy of Vance-Granville Community College.)

 

EAST-the magazine of east carolina university features ribn graduate, caleb woolard 

(AUGUST, 2016) ECU program helps boost nursing workforce.  “Research relates improved patient outcomes with nurses who have the four-year baccalaureate degree or higher," said Sylvia Brown, dean of the ECU College of Nursing. Click here to read the full article.

 

 

WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY CONGRATULATES THIRD COHORT OF RIBN GRADUATES

(MAY, 2016) WCU CONGRATULATES THE THIRD COHORT OF RIBN GRADUATES AND HIGHLIGHTS THE HONOR GRADUATES*.  PICTURED LEFT TO RIGHT: REBEKAH MCNAIR*CHRIS WOOD, MEGAN SALES*, ANGEL COFFEY*, MELISSA WESTLYNNEA SKIMAN* AND EVAN LEMASTER*.  ALSO PICTURED  LEIGH ANGEL, MSN RN CNML, RIBN PROGRAM DIRECTOR AND ASSISTANT PROFESSOR.

 

LENOIR-RHYNE UNIVERSITY CONGRATULATES FIRST COHORT OF RIBN GRADUATES

(May, 2016) LRU CONGRATULATES THE FIRST COHORT OF RIBN GRADUATES.  PICTURED LEFT TO RIGHT:  CHRISTINA MCKINNEY, MELISSA SIGMON, BRITTNY MIELKE, SUSAN WOOD, ALLYSON SESTRIC, BRIDGETT PUNCH AND RACHEL GROSE.  NOT PICTURED: GABRIEL CRIDER.

 

 

RIBN is coordinated by the Foundation for Nursing Excellence with financial support from The Duke Endowment, the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the NC Area Health Education Centers.