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New leadership for the UNM-Taos Nursing Program

Melissa Offenhartz took over the UNM-Taos Nursing Program when Kathy Falkenhagen retired after bringing the program up to full national certification and having 100 percent of the first two cohorts pass their national board exams—something rarely achieved even in more established nursing programs. On a cold, bleak winter’s day last week I drove over to […]

UNM-Taos: the best we can be

Monday, August 20 marked the first day of Fall Semester at UNM-Taos, although students can still enroll for the sixteen weeks term through August 31. Last minute registration is not the best way to start the semester, however, and time is running out. Some classes have been dropped due to low enrollment while others have […]

Another UNM-Taos Nursing Program success

The UNM-Taos Nursing Program has done it again. Every one of its graduates just passed their national boards on the first try. Eighteen months ago, when one hundred percent of the first class passed their boards the first time out, Nancy Ridenouer, Dean of the UNM Nursing Program, said to the best of her knowledge […]