Frances M. McLaughlin Division of Nursing gets an excellent prognosis
October 26, 2010, Bloomfield, NJ – The Frances M. McLaughlin Division of Nursing at Bloomfield College received word from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) that it has it has been granted a full, ten-year accreditation with no concerns or recommendations. The announcement was made to the college’s faculty and staff by Dr. Neddie Serra, chair of the nursing division and author of the accreditation process.
Officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education is an autonomous accrediting agency, contributing to the improvement of the public's health. CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing. CCNE serves the public interest by assessing and identifying programs that engage in effective educational practices.
Dr. Marion Terenzio, vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty said, “Congratulations to our nursing division. Their leadership is remarkable; they have demonstrated their talents, passion for teaching, expertise and love of their discipline and their students.” The nursing division currently has a 96 percent pass rate average for nursing graduates who take the state’s NCLEX exams.
The Frances M. McLaughlin Division of Nursing at Bloomfield College was renamed for its founding chair in 2008. The division is over 40 years old and one of the first schools in the state to offer a bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN) and a transition program from RN diploma to a baccalaureate degree.
The Frances M. McLaughlin Division of Nursing Faculty