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Nursing Department

Dr. James Rice
 Dean of Nursing
The AAS Nursing Degree Program is a 2-year, 69-credit hour program to prepare graduates for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. The Practical Nursing Advanced Certificate Program is a 3-semester, 49 credit hour program to prepare graduates for the NCLEX-PN licensure exam.                      


City Colleges of Chicago is pleased to announce two program changes.

  1. Eligible students may apply to the Practical Nursing program and the AAS program throughout the year.
  2. The AAS program will admit students twice a year—fall and spring semesters. The PN program and the LPN Bridge pathway admission will admit once a year for the fall semester.

How to Apply

Review the Admission requirements for Nursing AAS and LPN Bridge pathway and apply to the program by clicking on the link below:         

Nursing A.A.S Requirements        


Review the Admission requirements for Practical Nursing and apply to the program by clicking on the link below:      


Additional Information:

  • Acceptance into the City Colleges of Chicago School of Nursing (CCCSON) is competitive and requires prior admission to CCC.
  • Nursing pre-requisites can be completed at any one of the seven City Colleges of Chicago or an accredited institution.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher is required for admission into the Practical Nursing Program.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher is required for admission into the Associates of Applied Science Nursing Program.
  • Review the "Nursing Student Handbook" link in the "Learn More" section of this page to obtain a better understanding of the time commitment, academic, and functional expectations if extended acceptance into the CCCSON Program.
  • Students completing the final semester of pre-requisite courses may apply for admission.
  • Successful completion of the ATI TEAS exam at any of the seven City Colleges of Chicago.  Applicants should not schedule the TEAS exam until directed by the Office of the Registrar.
Weekly Information Sessions

Please inquire at the main entrance Security Desk about room location.   
  • ​BNA Program every Monday, 9:30 am - 10:30 am and Thursday, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • A.A.S. Nursing program and Practical Nursing program every Monday, 11:00 am-1:00 pm and 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm​


The program is affiliated with various hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and other community agencies. Program affiliates offer students the supervised clinical learning experiences in medical-surgical, mental health, maternal-child, pediatrics, and gerontological nursing. The curriculum is designed to prepare the student for employment in a variety of settings.                                                                   


The Commission affirmed the continuing accreditation with conditions that a follow-up report is submitted by Oct. 2018.       

For more information on the status and/or findings, visit .                             
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing                          
3343 Peachtree Road NE                          
Suite 850                          
Atlanta, Georgia                          

Faculty & Staff


Name Title Phone Email
Dr. James Rice, DNP,RN, FNP-BC  Interim Dean, Nursing (312) 850-7159
Dr.Linda Brown-Aldridge, DNP, RN  Interim Associate Dean (312) 850-7187
Rhonda Phillips, MSN, CNS, RN Associate Dean (312) 850-7387
Dr. Yolanda Harper Morris, DNP, RN Department Chair (312) 850-7245
Lorraine Cross, MS Nursing Support Spec. (312) 850-7195
Collins, Lorita, MSN, RN BNA Coordinator (312) 850-4639
Faculty & Staff
Name Title Phone Email
Abdullah, Rashidah, MSN, APN, CNM Instructor (312) 850-7151
Allen, Donna, MSN, RN, ANP Instructor (312) 850-7155
Arrington, Yvonne, MSN, RN Instructor (312) 850-7165
Burt, Jean, MSN, RN Instructor (312) 850-7179
Carrarini, Roy, MSN, RN, APN-CRRN Assistant Professor (312) 850-7289
Dade, Angela, MSN, RN, ANP-C Assistant Professor (312) 850-7132
Davis, Dr. Brenda, DNP, MSN, RN, 
Assistant Professor (312) 850-7392
Diaz-Boylan, Maricruz, MSN, RN Instructor (312) 850-7199
Duyungan, Imelda, MSN, RN Instructor (312) 850-7203
Elkins, Rubie, MSN, RN Instructor (312) 850-7343
Elutilo, Olugbenga, MSN, RN Instructor (312) 850-7209
Evans-Garner, Narsis MSN, RN Assistant Professor (312) 850-7218
Folker-Maglaya, Dr. Catherine, DNP,
Associate Professor (312) 850-7220
Hai, Asra, MSN, RN Assistant Professor (312) 850-3528
Harmon, Loretta, MSN, RN Instructor (312) 850-7240
Huda, Shamin, MSN, RN, FNP-BC Assistant Professor (312) 850-7265
Jahn, Deborah, MS, RN Instructor (312) 850-7474
Jones, Brenda, MSN, RN,
Associate Professor (312) 850-4585
Kipnis, Nancy, MSN, RN, CNE Assistant Professor (312) 850-7283
Lewis, Letasha, MSN, RN, FNP-C Instructor (312) 850-7321
McGhee, Greta, MSN, RN Instructor (312) 850-7293
Mensah, Kathy, MSN, RN Instructor (312) 850-7308
Montero, Ines, MSN, RN Assistant Professor (312) 850-7309
Neal, Susan, MSN, RN Instructor (312) 850-3533
Peer, Virginia, MSN, RN Instructor (312) 850-7353
Piltawer, Jennifer, MSN, RN,
Instructor (312) 850-7268
Preston, Maria, MSN, RN Assistant Professor (312) 850-7359
Rufus, Tanisha, MSN, RN Assistant Professor (312) 850-7380
Sanders, Renita, MSN, RN Instructor (312) 850-7280
Scott-Brand, Tammy, MSN, RN Assistant Professor (312) 850-4584
Soberano, Mary Rose, MSN, RN Instructor (312) 850-7413
Stevens, Sondae, MSN, RN, CNE Assistant Professor (312) 850-7415
Thomas, Dr. Carla, DNP,
Assistant Professor (312) 850-7130
Wilson, Dr. Dawn, DNP, MSN, RN Instructor (312) 850-7461
Wyatt, Debra, MSN, RN Instructor (312) 850-7468
Zimmermann, Polly, MSN, RN Associate Professor (312) 850-7408
Nursing Staff      
Name Title Phone Email
Adams-Moore, Patricia, RN Nursing Tutor (312) 850-7367
Arnold, Sylvia Coordinator (312) 850-3543
Deck, Sheryl, BSN, RN Nursing Lab Coordinator (312) 850-7048
Scott, Toni ,MSN, RN  Clinical Coordinator (312)850-7200
Green, Amy, MSN, RN Clinical Coordinator (312) 850-8054
Harris,-Ward, Vanisha College Admin Ass. I (312) 850-7251
Johnson Shannon, BSN, RN Nursing Lab Coordinator (312) 850-7367
McLaughlin, Mary, BSN,RN Nursing Lab Coordinator
Nicholson, Sharon, MSN, RN Director-Clinical Education (312) 850-7192
Okhilua, Dr. ​​Daniel, DNP, RN Nursing Lab Manager (312) 850-7367
Paone, Patricia, MSN, APN, CNP Nursing Education Specialist (312) 850-4571
Robinson, Jerri, MSN, RN, MPA Nursing Education Specialist (312) 850-7369
Roldan, Magaly College Clerical Ass. II (312) 850-7376
Witherspoon, Eugenia College Clerical Ass. II (312) 850-7182
Zavala, Gabriela College Clerical Ass. II (312) 850-7470
Hernandez, Angel, MSN, FNP-BC Nursing Tutor (312) 850-7367
McCree, Phyllis, MSN, RN Nursing Education Specialist (312) 850-7388

Nursing Department
Phone: (312) 850-7159
Fax:     (312) 850-7208​​​​​​​​​​​

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