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Alzheimer’s Association to host virtual statewide dementia education conference

RALEIGH – Based on the guidance from local public health agencies regarding COVID-19, the Alzheimer’s Association’s annual Dementia Education Conference will now be offered as a virtual option and will be free of charge to all North Carolina residents. Hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association, Eastern North Carolina Chapter and the Alzheimer’s Association, Western Carolina Chapter, this year’s theme is “The Power of Many” and will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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St. Andrews adding nursing degree program

LAURINBURG — St. Andrews University, a branch of Webber International University, has been granted approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the University of North Carolina Board of Governors, and the North Carolina Board of Nursing to offer a bachelor of science in nursing degree program.

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