Aspen University Announces Plans to Develop Aspen University @ HonorHealth
Offers Pre-Licensure BSN Students a Second Aspen University Campus in Phoenix (North-Side)
NEW YORK, Oct. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aspen Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASPU) and HonorHealth, a five hospital system, announced today the signing of a memorandum of understanding to establish a nursing education center to provide qualified HonorHealth employees and general population applicants with an on-site accredited pre-licensure BSN program from Aspen University.
HonorHealth will provide the “clinical home” where nursing students will become embedded with staff and receive their clinical experiences. Both organizations will share responsibilities for making building improvements at 19602 N. 23rd in north Phoenix. This site is 11,319 square feet and previously housed a day care center.
Kim Post, DNP, MBA, RN, Senior Vice President, CEO Hospitals and Chief Clinical Officer is excited to have an additional educational partner that will help HonorHealth meet their future BSN staff needs. She stated, “Dr. McNamara has a long history in providing high quality nursing education programs in Arizona and we believe that Aspen University will be a well aligned academic partner to expand educational opportunities.”
Anne McNamara, PhD, RN, Chief Nursing Officer of Aspen University, will be providing academic oversight for the curriculum and execution of program policies and procedures. Both organizations will share responsibility for the design and build-out of the campus in north Phoenix and assure that all regulatory standards are met. The tentative date for opening will be mid 2019.
About Aspen Group, Inc.:
Aspen Group, Inc. is an education technology holding company that leverages its infrastructure and expertise to allow its two universities, Aspen University and United States University, to deliver on the vision of making college affordable again.
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Released October 2, 2018