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University of Saint Joseph to Host Summer Nursing Symposium

University of Saint Joseph. Photo credit: Ronni Newton (we-ha.com file photo)

The program, for high school juniors and seniors, will be held on the West Hartford campus and includes the opportunity to interact with nursing professionals.


The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) in West Hartford, CT will be hosting a Summer Nursing Symposium Aug. 1-5 to help high school juniors and seniors learn more about the in-demand career of nursing. The five daily sessions will be held on USJ’s campus at 1678 Asylum Avenue in West Hartford, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

This five-day on-campus summer opportunity includes:

  • Informational sessions about applying to college and preparing for nursing school
  • Interactive simulations in USJ’s state-of-the-art Nursing Education and Simulation Center
  • Interacting with nursing professionals
  • Learning about diversity in nursing and health professions
  • Touring the campus of USJ
  • Meeting new friends

To be eligible, students must be a resident of Connecticut, entering their junior or senior year in high school, and be at least 16 years of age. Daily participation is required for the full five-day program

For more info and to register, visit: usj.edu/summernursing.  Application deadline is July 22.

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