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Elections Are Won By Those Who Show Up

BY PAUL GRIFFIN // NOV. 2, 2018 // With midterm elections on Tuesday, Nov. 6, candidates’ get-out-the-vote operations are in full swing. The question, as it is every two years, is whether young voters will actually turn out at the polls. It’s no secret that many young people choose not to vote. In the 2016 presidential election, only about 49 […]

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Nursing Exam Pass Rates Causing Palpitations

BY EMMA SULLIVAN // MAY 7, 2015 // To become a registered nurse is the ultimate goal of most nursing students. But an increasing percentage of Curry graduates are failing to realize that goal—at least on their first attempt. In 2011, Curry had a 98 percent passing rate for first-time takers of the National Council Licensure Examinations, better known as […]

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From Jordan, with Love and Purpose

BY COLBY CALISI // DEC. 17, 2014 // Dr. Susan LaRocco is working from off campus this academic year. Way, way off campus. The longtime Curry Nursing Department professor is living, learning and working in Amman, Jordan on a Fulbright Scholarship. The Fulbright Scholarship is awarded to 8,000 U.S. students and scholars each year to work, study and research at foreign […]

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A Long Road Trip

BY COURTNEY DIBIASIO // MARCH 28, 2012 // More than two-dozen Curry students will be traveling halfway across the globe this summer, but it won’t all be fun and leisure. For the past eight years, students from the college’s nursing and math programs have traveled to China to study abroad. This summer will mark Curry’s fourth trip to the world’s […]