March 18 13:35 2017

PORTLAND, OR – 18 Mar, 2017 – Sumner College is pleased to announce that it has received a new grant of Institutional Accreditation from the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). Institutional Accreditation from ABHES has been granted for the Associate Degree in Nursing Program (ADN) and the Practical Nursing Program (PN). The college was formally recognized by ABHES and received an award for an initial Grant of Institutional Accreditation that resulted in zero citations at the Cascade Campus.

Joanna Russell, who has served as President of Sumner College for the past 10 years, felt honored to be recognized. “I am proud of our team and accepted the Outstanding Achievement award from ABHES on behalf of our entire staff and faculty.” Ms. Russell is looking forward to working with ABHES in the coming year as they plan on “launching additional programs in the field of healthcare that will support the needs of the local community.”

ABHES, a leader in health education accreditation, has been nationally recognized by the U.S Secretary of Education as a private, non-­profit, independent accrediting agency since 1969. It is at the forefront of advancing the quality of health education programs throughout the country and assures the quality of the programs it accredits, and assists in the improvement of the programs. This quality-­?determination is accomplished by rigorous and systematic evaluation based on valid standards.

Sumner College has been preparing students for professional success by providing quality education and hands on experiences necessary to obtain secure and rewarding employment in respected career fields for more than 40 years. Privately owned with campuses in Tigard and Portland, Sumner College provides a quality education and instruction to all students.

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