Georgia Baptist College of Nursing Catalog 2010 ... - Mercer University

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Georgia Baptist College of Nursing Catalog 2010 ... - Mercer University

After its merger with Mercer in 2001 and after 99 years of being located in downtownAtlanta, the college moved to Mercer’s Atlanta campus into a new state-of-the-art nursingeducation facility. In 2002, while celebrating its centennial year, the college began amaster of science in nursing degree program, with four graduate students.In 2003, the University established the College of Continuing and Professional Studies,which offers undergraduate and graduate programs.The College of Continuing and Professional Studies was established in 2003 and offersundergraduate and graduate degree programs tailored to the needs of working adults.Significant parts of its programs are based on the Atlanta campus.The GBCN CreedAs a member of the Georgia Baptist College of Nursing community, I ambound by honor to develop and uphold the highest standards of honestyand integrity; to strive for full intellectual and moral development; and to acceptmy personal and academic responsibilities in the community. To attain theseideals, I embrace this Honor System as my way of life.The GBCN Honor SystemHonesty, integrity, and high ethical standards are central to the purposeof educating students to take their place within society, as well as theprofession of nursing. The College community voted in 1993 to establish an allinclusive Honor System that would empower students to take personalresponsibility for their behavior.The Honor System, in its entirety, had its inauguration during the 1995-1996academic year. This system, which is unique for college campuses today, isgoverned by students. In order for such a system to succeed, each student at theCollege of Nursing must be committed to upholding the high standards that areinherent in our Honor System,which includes a student’s obligation to reportviolations of the honor code.8

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