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Galen College of Nursing Awarded 16th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky Winner

January 27, 2020 – Louisville, KY – For the third year in a row, Galen College of Nursing is pleased to announce that it has been named one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Kentucky in the large-sized employer category (consisting of more than 500 U.S. employees). Galen is included with 31 companies that have been selected as winners in this category.

The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management and ClearPath Mutual Insurance Company announced the 100 companies that made the 16th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky list with winner rankings to be revealed at an awards dinner Thursday, April 23.

The selection process, managed by Best Companies Group, is based on an assessment of the company’s employee policies and procedures and the results of an internal employee survey.  The competition is a multi-year initiative designed to motivate companies in the Commonwealth to focus, measure and move their workplace environments toward excellence.

Galen’s Chief Executive Officer Mark Vogt said, “Galen College is thrilled to be recognized with this distinction for the third year in a row, especially as we participate in the global celebration of the Year of the Nurse. We are so proud that we have now been recognized in the states of Kentucky, Florida, Ohio, and Texas as an employer where our culture is the highest priority in creating a great place to work and to learn. I’m honored to work with such dedicated employees who strive to make Galen a welcoming and life-changing college for our students.”

About Galen College of Nursing

Founded 30 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 and a mission to expand access to nursing education, the College offers master’s, baccalaureate and associate degree education and practical/vocational nursing (PN/VN) programs to over 5,000 students on its campuses in Louisville, Ky., Hazard, Ky., San Antonio, Tx., Tampa Bay, Fla., Cincinnati, Oh., and Online. Galen is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.  For more information about Galen College of Nursing, visit

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