Clayton State professor to lead grant program


MORROW — Clayton State University professor Dr.


Dr. Lisa Eichelberger

Lisa Eichelberger announced to help oversee the use of grant funds in the nursing profession statewide.

Georgia Nursing Leadership Coalition won a $225,000 grant Mar. 21. The nursing leadership coalition comprises more than 300 healthcare leaders from 70 cities in Georgia.

The grant, which requires matching funds, is for a two-year term. Officials plan to use it to help double the number of nurses with doctorates by 2020 and build a database to collect and analyze the nursing workforce.

Also, Clayton State President Dr. Thomas Hynes will be a guest on the radio show Atlanta Community Profiles Saturday. The show will air on Talk920AM at 2 p.m. and on 970AM/1400AM at 8 a.m. The show will be posted online at www.atlantacommunityprofiles.com.

Military notes

Army National Guard Pfc. Marshall Porter Jr. has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus. Porter is the son of Tammy Barefield and nephew of Anita Irving, both of Newnan. He is the grandson of Movale Hagler of Riverdale.

Army Privates Wesley Dixon and Rahsaan Deloney have graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. Dixon is a 2012 graduate of Morrow High School. Deloney, the son of Jonesboro residents Alesha McKinney and Travas Maitland, is a 2012 graduate of Mundy’s Mill High School.

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