Young people from miskitas, Mayangnas and half-breed indigenous communities choose to professionalize at URACCAN.
Propedeutic course at URACCAN Rosita extension
Propedeutic course at URACCAN Rosita extension
Lazarus Figueroa

Start of the propedeutic course in Rosita

"Following my mother's path, being a nurse to help others, has inspired me to study nursing and I take advantage of this opportunity given to us by URACCAN University," shared young Jennifer Taylor, from the Vicente Siles ward in Rosita; while excited and eager to pass the propedeutic course, which began on January 6 at the Rosita extension.

According to the Msc. Janeth Sevilla, coordinator of the extension, during this period 120 students who opt for the Senior Technician in Nursing and 48 students for Education Sciences have been pre-guided in English.

"In the case of nursing the course ends on January 29 and for English they start on January 9, they already go straight to the common semester; In addition, we have 9 students pursuing propedeutics, who will then go to other venues to pursue their careers," Concluded Seville.

High expectations of professionalization

For his part, Grethel Calderon Martínez shared a little about his desires for preparation at URACCAN, "my dreams have come true thanks to URACCAN, because since I was in high school I planned to study nursing, as I like to help others and what better than to be at home and prepare professionally," he said.

In this new year, URACCAN, in its Rosita extension, has opened two careers, which were proposed by high school students, when the university staff did the recruitment in the different schools. In this way, 168 new high schoolers have entered this house of intercultural higher education, seeking to fulfill their dream, be a professional and serve in their communities.