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The highlighted buildings will be the new location of Reinhardt’s Cauble School of Nursing and Health Sciences pending final Pickens school board approval. Reinhardt’s president announced the move at the Pickens Chamber breakfast Tuesday morning.
A proposed partnership between Reinhardt University, the Pickens County School System, and the Development Authority of Pickens County could relocate the entire Reinhardt nursing program to two buildings in downtown Jasper by next year.
As part of the agreement, some Pickens High School students would receive scholarships to the college’s nursing program. Local leaders believe the arrangement will also bolster Jasper’s downtown area by bringing students who will patronize restaurants and businesses on and around.
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