Goodwin College student Michele Gomez of East Hartford has been named a recipient of one of nine nursing scholarships awarded this year by the Wethersfield-Rocky Hill Professional Nurses Association (WRHPNA). Michele is a registered nurse in the RN-to-BSN program at Goodwin and a staff nurse at ProHealth in Wallingford, CT. The announcement was made at the annual WRHPNA awards dinner on May 13. For nearly 75 years, the WRHPNA has been active in community service, including funding and awarding annual scholarships to support local and state residents preparing to become registered nurses, and current registered nurses planning to continue their education.
Goodwin College is a nonprofit institution of higher education and is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), formerly known as the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Goodwin College was founded in 1999, with the goal of serving a diverse student population with career-focused degree programs that lead to strong employment outcomes.