DCCC Association of Nursing Students to Host President of North Carolina Nurses Association

Megan Williams

April 8, 2014 – The Association of Nursing Students at Davidson County Community College will host Megan Williams, president-elect of the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Nurses Association, in a campus presentation. The event will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. on April 21 in the Rittling Conference Center on the Davidson Campus. It is free and open to the public.

Williams, who serves as clinical assistant professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will not only address current nursing students at DCCC about professionalism and nursing, but she’ll also speak about how nursing affects health care on a state and national level.

“Megan Williams is an esteemed professional in the health care field who can offer a great deal of insight and advice to not only our nursing students, but also those wishing to learn more about the important role nurses play in our health care,” says Kaye Fuson, nursing faculty member at DCCC.

About the Speaker

Williams earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, a master’s degree in nursing from Duke University and is certified as a family nurse practitioner. She has more than 12 years of experience in adult and pediatric nursing, as a staff nurse, family nurse practitioner and educator.

She will preside as president of the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Nurses Association through 2015. The NCNA is the only professional nurses association that represents all registered nurses in the state. The organization focuses on professional development for the registered nurse, healthy workplace environments, and promotion of health for North Carolinians.

Founded in 1963, Davidson County Community College is noted for its quality educational programs and services. As one of 58 institutions within the North Carolina Community College System, DCCC offers studies in more than 50 degree programs. A fully-accredited, multi-campus college, DCCC celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013 and is looking forward to serving students in Davidson and Davie counties for many years to come. The college is committed to developing minds, inspiring imaginations and preparing students for enhanced career and educational opportunities within a changing global environment. Visit Davidson County Community College at davidsoncccc.edu.