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MCC receives $2.6M grant to fund nursing scholarships

Metropolitan Community College has been awarded a $2.6 million grant to provide scholarships for disadvantaged students looking to train for a career in nursing. The grant, which will be paid out over four years, comes from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. All funds will go …

From Kenya to MCC to MNU to PhD

For Damaris Rotich, the journey toward becoming a nurse began when she traveled from her homeland in Kenya to the United States to attend college. Demaris began her education at Metropolitan Community College, where she made friends with nursing students who sparked her interest in healthcare. Once she took her first certified nursing assistant (CNA) class …