Press Release


Thursday, October 4, 2007
by Beth Sowers

Hannibal, MO- The Hannibal-LaGrange College Division of Nursing is pleased to announce continuing accreditation from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) through 2012.  NLNAC is a nationally recognized accrediting agency for nursing programs, and is a voluntary process that recognizes programs which meet or exceed standards and criteria for educational quality. In addition to accreditation by NLNAC, Hannibal-LaGrange College is also accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.


The HLG Division of Nursing has also received approval from the Missouri State Board of Nursing to increase enrollment in the Nursing (ASN) program.   Diane Bibb, MSN, RN, Director of Nursing and Allied Health, states that “We accepted 35 students into the class of 2009 this fall, which is a record number for this program.  This increase was made possible after we were approved for the increase by the State Board of Nursing.”

For more information about the Nursing program at Hannibal-LaGrange College, please contact Diane Bibb, Director of Nursing and Allied Health, at (573) 221-3675, extension 276, or Karen Keim, Nursing Adviser, at (573) 221-3675, extension 215.

Contact Information

Carolyn Carpenter
Director of Public Relations