Today is Florence Nightingale’s (the founder of modern nursing) birthday. Today wraps up National Nurses Week, that is celebrate every year starting May 6th through May 12th. Nurses are essential members of our health care system. It take a special individual to be able to provide compassion and important medical care to our society. Sumner College is proud and honored to be able to provide the quality education to prepare nursing students for this esteemed and critical profession.
Thank you to all Nurses and Nursing Students who have and will be taking care of us and our families. We had cake at the school for students to show our appreciation, and we hope the rest of you show your thanks to the nurses in your life.
Despite the April showers, the staff and faculty at Sumner College is taking some time to say thank you to its current students with a Hollywood themed Student Appreciation Day! Movies will be playing in the lobby, snacks and prizes will be raffled off all day. The Sumner staff are all sporting the Sumner colors today (Red &/or Black)..
Sumner College is also inviting anyone that is interested in the programs offered at Sumner (Corrections, Court Reporting, Registered Nursing, Practical Nursing and Paralegal Studies)..or if you’re just curious about Sumner and unsure of what you’d like to pursue as a career, we still invite you to come on down and take a tour and say hello. You can stop by Sumner College any time between 11am – 7pm, all of our students will be here if you’d like to speak with any of them.
We are located at: 8909 SW Barbur Blvd. | Portland, OR 97209
You can also call us at 877-682-5373 or visit us at SumnerCollege.edu.. We look forward to meeting you and answering your questions and getting to know you..
*Sumner College has been preparing students in the Portland area since 1974 (formerly College of Legal Arts). All programs at Sumner College are career-focused and designed to get you started with your career faster, saving you time and money.
OLMIS – Nursing Occupations Among Oregon%E2%80%99s Fastest Growing. This was publised on 3/7/2012, click through for more details.
This some great and encouraging news released by the Oregon Employment Department via their Oregon Labor Marketing Information System (OLMIS)… Health care is Oregon’s fastest growing occupational group. According to the OLMIS, it is expected to grow 27.9% or 34,862 jobs, between 2010 and 2020. Occupations adding a number of these jobs are registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses (LPNs) and nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants (CNAs).