Nursing - Welcome



We are thrilled with your interest in the program, and it is my pleasure to welcome you to the Pierce College Associate Degree Nursing Program (ADN). We designed a unique and academically enriching environment, coupled with compassion and caring -- the art of nursing. This environment enables our students to address the holistic needs of the people in their care.

Our goal is to ensure that all individuals have an equal opportunity to excel during their tenure as students. We believe in supporting and assisting students in their endeavor toward achieving the next step in the academic journey in becoming a registered nurse: being accepted into an Associate Degree in Nursing Program.

The Pierce College Nursing Program is distinctive. We are built on a foundation of respect and openness to change. We strive to meet the needs of our diverse community by training qualified registered nurses and developing each student's abilities. Our commitment to quality nursing education and teaching excellence prepares learners to live and work successfully as registered nurses in an ever-changing healthcare environment.

I urge you to consider our program as a means to pursuing your ADN degree. Please take advantage of the rich resources that are available to you at Pierce College. Remember, the faculty and staff of the Pierce College Nursing Program supports you in your endeavor in acquiring your ADN degree and becoming a registered nurse.

Good luck!

Warmest Regards,

Ronda Durano MN, RN
Nursing Program Director
Pierce College Puyallup


Eustenia Kasjan M.A.
Allied Health Manager Nursing Advising/Admissions

Ronda Durano MN, RN
Nursing Program Director

Bebhinn Horrigan MACM
Nursing Program Coordinator
Front Office

Elizabeth Webber RN, MSN, CCRN
Nursing Faculty

Tiffany Smith MN, RN
Nursing Faculty

Vicki Dickson ARNP, MN
Nursing Faculty

National Accreditation

This nursing program is
accredited by:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)
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