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Online Learning

The change to online or E-learning came suddenly and quickly. Many professors and teachers had to switch their curriculum to fit an online learning style. Some may think it is as simple as setting up the course, opening up a Zoom account and expecting your students to show up to the online lecture. However, to […]

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Friends and Fellow Brookline College BSN Alums Treating COVID-19 Patients

Ensign Christopher Schmied and Peter Liets both graduated from the Brookline College BSN program in April 2019. They were friends, and Liets served as best man at Schmied’s wedding. Both worked as nurses—ENS Schmied at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth’s (NH) Intensive Care Unit/Step Down Unit and Liets at a cardiac/surgical progressive care unit at Banner […]

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A Profile of Brookline College’s Career Services Team

Brookline’ College’s motto of “small school, big future” takes center stage in what Mandie Benavidez and Elise Alva, Co-directors of Student Outcomes, do every day in the Career Services department. “We’ve really looked at the career and the student as a whole and where can they take that,” says Benavidez. Benavidez and Alva—along with faculty […]

Peter Liets: Nursing New Yorkers Back to Health

No one can argue that COVID-19 has changed life as we know it. It’s brought out the best in some of our best people: the healthcare workers struggling to treat those who have contracted the virus. It has changed them, too, in many ways. Peter Liets is one of those frontline nurses who knows all […]

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Brookline Nursing Grad Serves on the Front Line in the COVID-19 Battle

Everyone is aware of the enormity of the COVID-19 epidemic—especially in New York. To help overcrowded hospitals with overworked medical staffs, the U.S. Navy sent its ship USNS Comfort to help relieve some of the pressure on hospitals. Christopher Schmied, a 2019 Brookline College nursing graduate and Ensign, Nurse Corps in the U.S. Navy, is working on […]

Brookline College Makes Lemonade from Lemons in Days of COVID-19

Brookline College is not letting COVID-19 prevent them from educating their students. In just two weeks, the college—with campuses in Arizona and New Mexico—has gone completely online with all of their training, which includes several nursing and healthcare programs. Brookline College is not letting COVID-19 prevent them from educating their students. In just two weeks, the college—with […]