Purdue Global to Provide Educational Opportunities at Story County Medical Center with Tuition Reduction

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A partnership with Purdue Global will provide premier educational opportunities for Story County Medical Center (Nevada, Iowa) staff and their family members with reduced tuition.

“Purdue Global is committed to helping our healthcare partners like Story County Medical Center foster the educational and professional growth of their staff,” said Melissa Burdi, Vice President of Purdue Global and Dean of the School of Nursing. “As the excellent healthcare executive for Central Iowa, we know the importance of online academic programs for staff and family members, and we are committed to providing excellent academic education to StoryMedical.”

The Purdue Global School of Nursing offers an associate degree program, RN-BSN, six master’s degree programs in nursing, and a doctoral degree in nursing. Purdue Global’s additional offerings include business, criminal justice, social services, and psychology, among others. The partnership does not include Concord Law School, Aviation or Excel Track programs.

Story County Medical Center staff and immediate family members (spouse, domestic partner, children, siblings, and parents) will receive a 20% tuition discount for undergraduate programs, from 14 % on graduate programs and 10% on doctoral programs.

“We are thrilled to partner with Purdue Global to provide our staff with continuing education opportunities that will allow them to grow professionally through a highly respected academic system,” said Nate Thompson, CEO of Story County Medical Center. “The partnership will allow our nursing team to benefit from world-class training at a reduced cost while preparing for an advanced degree online.”

Purdue Global has similar partnerships with Continuum Pediatric Nursing Services, York (Nebraska) General, Columbus (Nebraska) Community Hospital, UnityPoint Health – Cedar Rapids, Wellness Council of Arizona, Quality Living, Inc., Kearney Regional Medical Center, and Stewart Memorial Community Hospital.

About Purdue Global

Purdue Global offers personalized online training tailored to the unique needs of adults who have work or life experience outside of the classroom, allowing them to develop essential academic and career skills with the support and flexibility they need. need to achieve their career goals. It offers students personalized paths to an associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree, based on their work experience, desired pace, military service, prior college credits, and other considerations – no matter where they are in their life journey. Purdue Global is a public, nonprofit university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. It is affiliated with the flagship institution of Purdue University, a top-tier public research university located in West Lafayette, Indiana. Purdue University also operates regional campuses in Fort Wayne and northwest Indiana, as well as science, engineering, and technology students at the Indiana University campus at the University Purdue of Indianapolis (IUPUI). For more information, visit https://stories.purdue.edu/purdue-global/.

About Story Medical

Story Medical has been a trusted provider of high quality, local health care to Story County residents for over 65 years. Story Medical is a federally designated 17-bed critical access hospital, providing a full range of services from primary care to acute inpatient care and nursing home care. All services are designed to provide you with the individual and personal attention you deserve. Visit www.StoryMedical.org for more information.

Media Contact, Purdue Global: Tom Schott, [email protected]

Media Contact, Story County Medical Center: Loni Pringnitz, [email protected]

Sources: Melissa Burdi

Nate Thompson

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