LOUISVILLE, Ky., October 12, 2011 – – Galen College of Nursing has been honored with the Republic Bank We CARE Award for demonstrating through its employees and students, a concerted and dedicated commitment to the community. Galen College was selected for this prestigious award in the Education category.
For 2010, Galen was listed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for volunteering more than 7,000 hours of community service. This national designation was part of the criteria that qualified Galen for the We CARE nomination.
“Our students, faculty and staff continuously seek out and participate in community service activities,” said Galen President Mark A. Vogt, “Reaching out to help others is what nursing is all about.”
In recognition, Galen was presented a handmade glass sculpture award designed by Louisville glass artist Casey Hyland (see photo).
Galen is humbled and honored to have been selected as an educational service leader in our community, joining some of the area’s most admired organizations.
About Galen College of Nursing
Founded over 20 years ago, Galen College of Nursing is one of the largest private nursing schools in the United States. With a focus solely on nursing education, the College offers practical/vocational nurse (PN/VN) and associate degree nursing programs to students on its campuses in Louisville, Ky., San Antonio, Texas, Tampa Bay, Fla., and Cincinnati, Ohio. Galen is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. For more information about Galen College of Nursing, visit our website.