New Nursing Education Program Planned for Culver-Stockton College and Hannibal Regional Healthcare System


Culver-Stockton College and Hannibal Regional Healthcare System are pleased to announce a new partnership to assist in broadening educational opportunities for nursing students in northeast Missouri.  Culver-Stockton College Trustees recently approved a partnership with Hannibal Regional in the creation of a new nursing program.  This new nursing program will combine the educational expertise of Culver-Stockton College and the clinical learning opportunities of Hannibal Regional, to create a new, innovative program for new or advancing nurses to further their education.  Investing in further development of our healthcare workforce, specifically in nursing, is incumbent to the success and quality of life for our region. This program is in the creation and development stage, and will enroll its first students following a determination of the accreditation timeline.

Culver-Stockton President, Dr. Lauren Schellenberger states, “Culver-Stockton College has long been known for its excellent preparation of students in professional fields, and our graduates are well-respected in many health-related areas.  We look forward to working with Hannibal Regional Healthcare System to build a program that will provide innovative educational opportunities for future nurses while helping to alleviate the nursing shortage in the tri-state area.”  CEO and President of Hannibal Regional Healthcare System, Todd Ahrens, echoes this statement, “We are honored to work with a strong educational institution such as Culver-Stockton to create this new program that can offer expanded educational opportunities to our region, increasing our nursing workforce which is certainly in high-demand”. For more information, contact Dr. Kim Gaither – Provost  at Culver-Stockton College, at 573-288-6325 or Hannibal Regional Healthcare System at 573-629-3577.