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After shakeup, interim director of TVCC nursing program approved by state

Treasure Valley Community College. (The Enterprise/File)

ONTARIO – The Oregon State Board of Nursing last week puts its muscle behind Treasure Valley Community College’s nursing program, approving an interim director and pledging to help the program strengthen.

The board’s action quelled uncertainties about the teaching program’s fate after a departing director claimed state officials were poised to shut it down. State officials subsequently said that wasn’t true.

Barbara Holtry, the board’s communications manager, said Monday that the fate of the program was never in question and confirmed that the program will continue. 

Now, the program is in the hands of Brianne Haun, who will serve as interim executive director of the program. The state nursing board approved the new role last week.

Haun has 14 years of experience as . . .