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Unitek College Recognized at the 25th Northern Nevada Nurses of Achievement Awards Dinner

Unitek demonstrates commitment to excellence and the future of nursing at Reno event.

Reno, Nevada – On May 10, 2024, nursing students from Unitek College volunteered at the 25th Northern Nevada Nurses of Achievement Awards Dinner where Unitek was a distinguished sponsor. This prestigious event celebrated the outstanding contributions of nurses in the Northern Nevada region. The annual awards dinner serves as a platform to honor nurses who have demonstrated exceptional dedication, leadership, and innovation in their practice.

In addition, several Unitek faculty members were recognized for their accomplishments. Paula Anderson won the 2023 Nurse of the Year Award and Alicia Buck was the Education Nursing Award Winner. Two Unitek students received scholarships so that they may continue to pursue their education and serve the community. The scholarship recipients, Princess Ariane Ramos (Practical Nursing) and Katherinne Jimenez (BSN), represented the Reno campus at this celebratory dinner.

“We are incredibly proud of our nursing students for their enthusiastic participation in the 25th Northern Nevada Nurses of Achievement Awards Dinner,” said Marilyn Lim-Carreon, MBA, Reno Campus Director at Unitek College. “Their dedication to service and their eagerness to learn reflect the values we instill in our nursing programs. This experience not only enriches their education but also strengthens their connection to the nursing community.”

Throughout the evening, Unitek College nursing students assisted with various aspects of the event, including registration, ushering guests, and providing support to the organizing committee. The participation of Unitek College nursing students underscores their commitment to the nursing profession and their eagerness to engage with the broader healthcare community. By volunteering their time and expertise, these students not only gained valuable hands-on experience, but also had the opportunity to network with seasoned professionals and learn from their insights. For more information about this event, please visit https://nursesofachievement.com/.

“Congratulations to our award winners, scholarship recipients, and student volunteers,” said Janis Paulson, Chief Executive Officer at Unitek College. “The Northern Nevada Nurses of Achievement Committee is an outstanding group of dedicated nurses that honor their colleagues and increase awareness of nursing as a profession. They strive to create more opportunities for student nurses through awards and scholarships. Together, we can help equip future generations with the career skills they need to succeed and improve healthcare for all.”

Unitek College is one of Nevada’s reputable healthcare and nursing colleges. Every Unitek program teaches the clinical technique and theory used in the field today. Equipped with a multitude of sought-after skills, Unitek graduates are prepared to excel in many of the fastest-growing careers in healthcare and nursing.

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