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Nursing Building

In these unprecedented times, our communities need nurses more than ever. Helene Fuld Health Trust — the nation’s largest charitable trust devoted exclusively to supporting nursing students and nursing education — has recognized this need by awarding $6.8 million to UNC School of Nursing. 

This gift is the largest private donation in the history of the school and will serve to fund both a world-class nursing simulation center and scholarships for second-career nursing students.

“Carolina Nursing is home to some of the best clinical simulation faculty in the world, and this new Center will give them the optimal platform from which to advance the pedagogy in this increasingly important aspect of nursing education,” said Nilda Peragallo Montano, Dr.P.H., R.N., F.A.A.N., dean and professor at the UNC School of Nursing.

Through this grant, the UNC School of Nursing will have the resources to even better educate and train the next generation of nurses — who will go on to address the needs of North Carolina and beyond.

Read the complete Carolina Story to learn more about this historic grant…

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