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Front – Dr. Victor Vilchiz, Gordon State Dean of Nursing, Health and Natural Sciences; Dr. Tim Hynes, Jr., President of Clayton State University; Dr. Kirk A. Nooks, President of Gordon State College; Dr. C. Jeffery Knighton, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost. Back – Dr. Michael Scott, Chief Nurse Administrator at Clayton State University’s School of Nursing; Dr. Samantha Bishop, Director of Nursing at Gordon State College; Dr. Lisa Eichelberger, Dean of the College of Health at Clayton State University; and Ms. Megan Davidson, Vice President for Finance and Administration at Gordon State College.

BARNESVILLE — Clayton State University is making it easier for undergraduate students at Gordon State College (GSC) to earn an advanced degree in nursing.

Under a new agreement between the two University System of Georgia schools, a GSC student who earns a Bachelor of Science in Nursing will be eligible for priority review for admittance to Clayton State to earn a Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner degree.

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