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Mount Nursing students mentor the next generation

December 16, 2019
NEWBURGH, N.Y -

MSMC nursing students teach Newburgh Free Academy  studentsFrom hands-on lab activities to one-on-one training sessions, Mount Saint Mary College Nursing students mentored high school students from Newburgh Free Academy this semester, to enhance their academic performance and prepare them for careers in healthcare. 

Peer Achievement through Leadership and Scholarship (PALS) is aimed at inspiring academic success in the students enrolled in NFA North campus’ Nurse Aid Training program.

Through workshops, nursing-related tutoring, visits to the Mount’s state-of-the-art nursing laboratories, and more, Mount mentors are fostering excellence in the next generation of students interested in careers in healthcare. By providing the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to be successful at the college level, the PALS program puts these NFA students on the fast-track to success.