Bolivar Technical College Celebrates Class of 2023 at Graduation CeremonyMay 22, 2023
Bolivar Technical College held a memorable graduation ceremony to honor the remarkable achievements of the Professional Nursing (RN) Class of 2023. The event took place on May 6th, 2023, marking a significant milestone in the lives of these dedicated individuals who have successfully completed their rigorous academic journey.
BTC Welcomes New Cohort of LPN to RN Bridge Students for the Summer SemesterMay 16, 2023
Bolivar Technical College (BTC) has just started a new semester, and it's an exciting time for everyone involved. We are thrilled to welcome a new cohort of LPN to RN Bridge students to our campus.
Happy National Nurses Day!May 6, 2023
This year, as we celebrate National Nurses Day, we want to express our gratitude to all of the nurses who work tirelessly every day to care for patients and to all of the nursing educators who care beyond measure to provide an excellent education and educational environment for our students.
BTC Embraces Innovative VR Tech in SimulationsApril 28, 2023
We are proud to partner with Elsevier, a leading provider of healthcare information solutions, to purchase Elsevier's Virtual Reality platform for use in their nursing programs. Recently, Elsevier came to Bolivar Technical College to introduce their virtual reality training system to their nursing instructors.
BTC celebrates Earth Day 2023!April 20, 2023
Read about BTC's approach to sustainability.
BTC students receive over $5000 in Spring 2023 scholarshipsMarch 29, 2023
BTC awarded scholarship money to students through the 2023 BTC Alumni Scholarship, BTC Education Foundation Scholarship, and the BTC CMH Employee Institutional Scholarship.
RN Students at BTC get in-depth prep class for NCLEXFebruary 28, 2023
At BTC, the faculty take their students’ success personally. RN Program Coordinator, Bailee Bailey, has worked with her peers to develop a prep class for RN students to pass the National Licensure Exam (NCLEX). We talked with Mrs. Bailey, MSN, RN to learn more about the NCLEX prep class offered to RN students at BTC.
BTC awarded grant from Missouri State Board of NursingFebruary 14, 2023
BTC is one of eleven Missouri colleges to receive a grant from the Missouri State Board of Nursing. Read about the college's plans to utilize the grant funds to impact BTC students and the community.
BTC in the Springfield Business JournalFebruary 7, 2023
BTC was recently in the Springfield Business Journal to discuss a grant received.
BTC graduates first class of Bachelor’s degree nursesJanuary 18, 2023
History was made on December 18, 2022 as the first students graduated for the online RN to BSN Completion program.
Announcing the newest class of Practical Nursing (LPN) graduates!January 11, 2023
For 10 students at Bolivar Technical College, their dreams became a reality on December 18, 2022, as they graduated from the Practical Nursing (LPN) program!
Paramedics Are Now Eligible for RN Bridge Program at BTCDecember 15, 2022
Paramedics with a current MO license are now eligible to enroll in the RN Bridge program at Bolivar Technical College. Bolivar Technical College received approval from the Missouri State Board of Nursing to offer this program on December 6, 2022 and can begin accepting students immediately. If you are a Paramedic who is interested in staying within the healthcare field, but in a new capacity, this might be a perfect fit for you! This program is designed to get you to your next role quickly and efficiently. You'll spend a summer semester transitioning to a new mindset as an RN, participating in Bootcamp in our amazing Skills & Simulation Center, and getting up to speed to join our returning RN class in the fall. Then, just a fall and spring semester of RN classes and clinical rotations stand between you and graduation! You can learn more about the program here.
$6000 awarded to BTC students for the fall semesterOctober 6, 2022
21 students enrolled in classes at Bolivar Technical College (BTC) recently received a combined $6000 in scholarship funds to apply toward their fall 2022 semester.
Fall 2022 semester has a colorful startSeptember 8, 2022
During the first week of classes, Daniel Leith, BTC Admissions representative, wore a peacock mascot costume to welcome around 150 students and faculty back to campus. There were looks of confusion, laughter and even encouraging words shared. Leith handed out “Advice from a Peacock” flyers to students to remind them to, “stand out, be a colorful character, love boldly, bring joy to others, and strut your stuff” this semester.
BTC in the News!August 5, 2022
Mason Seidel from KY3's The Place recently visited BTC to learn more about our healthcare programs and highlight our upcoming fall RN program. Check out the interview in this blog post!
Qualities of a great nurseJune 30, 2022
Is nursing for me? A few of our alumni share the qualities that make a great nurse.
We’re growing!May 31, 2022
The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects there will be 175,900 openings for Professional Nurses (RN) each year until 2029. Isn’t that crazy? As a college, we want to do our part in helping fill those positions, so we applied for an increased number of seats in our Professional Nursing (RN) program!
Introducing: Our newest class of RNs!May 19, 2022
32 students graduate with an Associates of Science Degree in Nursing on Saturday, May 7th, after completing our four semester RN program. We’ll miss these grads and are excited to see what their future holds!