BRTC Paragould Becomes LPN-to-RN Program Satellite Site

May 17, 2019 —  Black River Technical College and the Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium (ARNEC) are pleased to announce the BRTC Paragould location is now a satellite site for the LPN-to-RN Bridge program.  Students applying to the program will now have the opportunity to attend classes at either the Pocahontas or Paragould locations.

Students will still apply to ARNEC at and select Black River Technical College as their college of choice.  Once selected to the program, they will have the option to attend class at the campus closest to their hometown.

“This is an exciting time,” said Ramonda Housh, Dean of Nursing and Allied Health, “and we are pleased to be able to bring nursing to the Paragould campus.”

For more information about the program or how to apply to ARNEC, contact Ramonda Housh at or 870-248-4173.