Public Notice: New River CTC to Host ACEN Accreditation Review Visit for Practical Nursing Program

New River Community and Technical College (New River CTC) is set to host a site visit for the initial accreditation of its Practical Nursing Program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

The college invites all stakeholders and community members to actively participate in this accreditation review process, providing valuable insights and comments to shape the future of the nursing program.

Public Meeting Details:

Date: Wednesday, September 27th

Time: 3:00 pm

Location: Room R127, Beaver Campus, 280 University Drive, Beaver, WV 25813

During the meeting, attendees will have the opportunity to engage with the site visit team and share their thoughts about the program.

For those unable to attend in person, written comments can be submitted directly to Dr. Nell Ard, Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, using the following contact details:

Dr. Nell Ard

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

3390 Peachtree Road Northeast, Suite 1400

Atlanta, GA 30326


All written comments must be received by the ACEN by September 8, 2023, to be considered in the review process.

New River CTC appreciates the support and involvement of the community in this accreditation endeavor, aiming to maintain the highest standards of nursing education and produce skilled healthcare professionals.

For more information about New River CTC’s Practical Nursing Program and other offerings, visit