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Recruiting RN Mentors Now!

Share Your Support—Mentor a Nursing Student
Foster the Nursing Legacy with a Registered Nursing student.  Serve as someone who has "been there" and is knowledgeable about the unique experience of the nursing profession. Gain a sense of social impact and giving back by working with a new nurse.

"I volunteer as a mentor to pass on the wonderful gifts that my mentor gave to me: a support system, springboard for ideas, professional role model, and friendship. My mentor helped d me be the best nurse I could be."

—Nancy Kuelz, RN Mentor

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What is Encore Alliance for Registered Nurses?

EARN is a program through Whatcom Community College designed to support Registered Nurses in three areas:EARN_Mentorship.jpg

Social Impact:
Mentorship, Community Initiatives, Career Awareness and Activities

RN/Health Care Faculty, RN Instructor Recruitment Boot Camp

Professional Development:
Continuing Education, Speaker Series/Workshops, Community Education 

The EARN Mission

The Encore Alliance of Registered Nurses (EARN) seeks to harness the unique character, qualities, skills and spirit of Registered Nurses.

EARN recognizes that Registered Nurses give the distinct legacy of the profession by sharing their personal experience and energy.

Discover the rewards of joining EARN

EARN partners with active and retired RNs, employers, businesses, community and educational organizations and workforce development to enhance support of the nursing profession and health initiatives.

RN to RN -- Active or Retired

EARN allows you to connect with others in your profession and pass on your knowledge and support to the next generation of nurses.

Learn More!

For more information, please contact Amy Riedel, EARN Coordinator at
(360) 383-3194 or email EARN@whatcom.ctc.edu.


This project was 100% funded by a grant awarded under the Community Based Job Training Grants, as implemented by the US Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration.

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