SUNY Sullivan receives $700,000 from state to beef up health studies

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LOCH SHELDRAKE – SUNY Sullivan is the recipient of a $700,000 grant from the State Assembly Democratic majority.

The funds will be used to improve and expand health studies programs by updating facilities and improving access to technologies.

The upgrades will benefit programs for certified nursing assistants, licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, respiratory care and medical assistants.
“This funding will help address the varied and important needs in our communities, improving the health studies program at Sullivan County Community College,” said Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (D, Forestburgh), who is a registered nurse.

She made the announcement of the grant with Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie.