Adult LPN student Karen Wellenstein in class

The countdown continues to apply for our next full-time and part-time Adult Practical Nursing classes, and we’re counting down by highlighting current students!

As of May 24, there are eight days left to apply for the Adult LPN Program full-time class and 69 days left to apply for the part-time classes. But space is limited, and time is of the essence, so apply now!

To schedule your entrance exam and start the application process, call 315-867-2206. For more info, click here.  

Adult LPN Program Student Spotlight:  

Name: Karen Wellenstein  

Class: Part-time evening (graduating June 2022)  

Where do you live: Ilion  

Tell us about your family: Single mother of a 20-year-old son who is currently serving in the Navy.  

Tell us about your past work experience: Past 25 years have been working as an LVT at VCA New Hartford Animal Hospital. I was a CNA 26 years ago, before going into the animal industry.  

Why do you want to be a nurse? To help people, advance my career, many opportunities, love learning.  

Why did you pick this program? Work/life balance, hours, instructors, courses.  

What do you find most challenging? Time management.  

What do you find most rewarding? The numerous opportunities available to me.  

What do you want to do after nursing school? Possibly continue to get my RN.