At the heart of the community lies the education institutions that assume responsibility for instilling knowledge in future leaders and decision-makers. In the span of 50 years, Grayson College has become a pillar of Texoma by opening its doors for students to acquire a higher education and the necessary skills to thrive in the workforce.
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Vocational Nursing Highlights of the program: Students become a licensed nurse in 12 months. Once they complete the program, they can go straight into the workforce or they are eligible for the associate’s or bachelor’s degree programs. Employment opportunities: Licensed vocational nurses work in home health agencies, assisted living facilities, long-term care facilities, physician offices, schools and certain areas of a hospital. Program growth : Within the last 20 years, the program has doubled from 40 students to 80 students per year. Community impact: The Texoma area has one of the largest geriatric populations in the state of Texas. With the Baby Boomer population retiring, the care for the aging community is growing and so is the need for licensed nurses in a variety of health care settings.
Celebrating a major milestone is not only a time to reflect on the past, but it is also a moment to share a vision for the coming years. In the midst of Grayson College’s 50th anniversary, the school’s leaders shared what they believe the future may hold for the future of the college.
A day packed full of activities was only fitting for a college celebrating its 50th anniversary. And Friday was a busy day for Grayson College as it brought together the campus and community for festivities fit for a golden anniversary.
The Gainesville Independent School District went on lockdown Friday afternoon after police informed the district of a discovered threat of violence.
After 50 years of being in the business of education, Grayson College is celebrating its golden anniversary Friday. There will be a variety of events from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the main campus in Denison.
Grayson College has a new guide for the future development of the institution. On Tuesday, the board of trustees approved a new master plan which recommends projects that the college should pursue in the coming years.
The storm that swept through Grayson County Tuesday night left a few school districts in the dark. Some school districts were able to bounce back quickly while others are still waiting for the power to be restored.
After 50 years of being in the business of education, Grayson College will be celebrating its golden anniversary with two days of recognition. The festivities will start Thursday and continue into Friday.
Austin College recently announced the school’s 2016 Regional Campaign, which seeks donations and gifts for several of the institution’s annual programs.