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Resignations hit Treasure Valley Community College nursing program

Four instructors in TVCC's well-respected nursing department resigned recently. Now just one nursing instructor remains for the community college program. (The Enterprise/File).

ONTARIO – A spate of staff resignations – four posted within a month – from the Treasure Valley Community College nursing department has exacerbated the already dire shortage of nursing instructors at the school.

Hilary Heller, a nursing instructor, ended her teaching career at the college Friday, April 26, after posting her letter of resignation on April 5.

“It was disheartening to me that the faculty has basically been two faculty down since October 2017,” Heller wrote in her resignation.

Shortly after Heller stepped down, it was Mendy Stanford’s turn. The director of TVCC’s nursing program notified college officials on April 16 that her last day would be June 27.

“Personally . . .