Wayland-San Antonio in the news

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Wayland Baptist University made the front page of the San Antonio Express-News Sunday. Kudos to this BGCT-affiliated university for its new nursing program. Here’s the start of the story with a link to the full story:

Nursing programs on the rise

Wayland Baptist University, a small private college that caters to working adults in the military, is launching a bachelor’s degree in nursing this fall, adding to what one educator calls a burgeoning “arms race” when it comes to training badly needed nurses.

The program — slated to serve 400 students within a few years of opening — is good news for a region in the throes of a nursing shortage, one that’s expected to worsen as baby boomers retire in droves.

It’s also a boon for a city trying to promote itself as a hub for health care training and research, and it is welcomed by educators at other nursing programs who turn away hundreds of worthy applicants every year.

Read the rest of the story.

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