CMH Foundation and Columbia-Greene Community College Award 10 Scholarships to Nursing Students


HUDSON, N.Y. September 13, 2023 – The Columbia Memorial Health (CMH) Foundation and Columbia-Greene Community College (C-GCC) today announced the awarding of academic scholarships to 10 C-GCC nursing students. The first of its kind for CMH, the Columbia Memorial Health Foundation Nursing Scholarship program is a joint effort with C-GCC that was designed to provide direct financial support to local nursing students and bolster the nursing workforce at CMH’s hospital in Hudson. Under the program, each awardee will receive up to $10,000 per year and has committed to working for a minimum of two years at CMH upon their graduation from the C-GCC nursing program. The 10 nursing students selected for the award are: Korin Miller, Michael Vincenti, Danielle Sullivan, Patrick Mooney, Caitlin Sarubbi, Janis McCormick, Deidre Murphy, Michelle Keeler, Rebekah Walkes and Nicola Domville. Workforce shortages in health care, including in nursing, have dramatically increased since the pandemic, prompting health care and education institutions to seek innovative ways to increase the number of students entering nursing programs and working at local health care facilities upon their graduation. Nurses joining CMH are afforded unique opportunities to serve their local community, advance their specialization [...]