NEW YORK, NY (APRIL 19, 2023) --- Western Governors University (WGU) announced the appointment of AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY) Vice President of Nursing Eveth Green to the WGU Northeast Alumni Advisory Council. As a nonprofit, accredited online, competency-based university, WGU established the Council to grow and strengthen the university’s connections with key stakeholders in the region. Comprised of leaders and influencers from a variety of sectors in the northeast, they also will provide counsel on the most effective ways WGU can meet its core mission to expand access to career-relevant post-secondary educational opportunities that are respected by employers, by other academic institutions, and by policymakers from Maine to Virginia.
Eveth Green DNP, FNP-BC, MSN, RN holds an associate’s degree from Borough of Manhattan Community College; an FNP from Pace University; a BSN, MSN and MBA from Westerns Governors University; and a DNP from Grand Canyon University. Green is a skilled clinical nurse leader, a board certified FNP, and serves as Vice President of Nursing at AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY), a primary and specialty care practice with more than 30 offices serving half a million patients across the New York metropolitan area. Dedicated to healthcare delivery systems improvement, she has extensive clinical knowledge of the patient population and healthcare polices.
“We are thrilled to have Eveth join our Advisory Council during this important time when so many people need higher education opportunities to align with employer and industry needs,” said WGU Regional Vice President Rebecca L. Watts, Ph.D. “Eveth’s leadership in healthcare, and her knowledge of how WGU can help advance and train the workforce in her areas, will be an immense asset.We know she will provide great insight as we work to advance our mission of changing lives for the better by creating pathways to opportunity.”
“WGU provided me with nursing and healthcare education that helped me to advance in my career and improve healthcare outcomes in the communities we serve at AdvantageCare Physicians,” said Green. “The university provided a realistic and affordable opportunity to complete my degree, while parenting and working full-time. I know so many colleagues who have successfully garnered better jobs from the flexibility and affordability of WGU. It’s been a personal mission of mine to encourage others to embark on their higher education degrees, which will help them grow personally and professionally.”
WGU Northeast Alumni Advisory Council was established in 2020 to provide counsel to Regional Vice President Rebecca Watts on geo-specific needs and trends and to help shape the direction and fulfillment of the university’s mission. With impressive, diverse backgrounds, each council member brings experience and expertise that will bolster the university’s ability to serve students and ensure WGU succeeds in its principal mission: To expand access to affordable higher education through online, competency-based degree programs that address key workforce needs.
WGU offers more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the in-demand career fields of business, K–12 teacher education, information technology and health professions. For more information about WGU, visit www.wgu.edu.
Established in 1997 by 19 U.S. governors with a mission to expand access to high-quality, affordable higher education, online, nonprofit WGU now serves more than 135,000 students nationwide and has more than 310,000 graduates in all 50 states. Driving innovation as the nation’s leading competency-based university, WGU has been recognized by the White House, state leaders, employers, and students as a model that works in postsecondary education. In just 24 years, the university has become a leading influence in changing the lives of individuals and families, and preparing the workforce needed in today’s rapidly evolving economy. WGU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, has been named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, and was featured on NPR, NBC Nightly News, CNN, and in The New York Times. Learn more at www.wgu.edu.
About AdvantageCare Physicians
AdvantageCare Physicians, one of the largest primary and specialty care practices in the New York area, provides quality, personalized care that is focused on the whole patient. With 30+ medical offices across the five boroughs and Long Island, serving more than half a million patients. AdvantageCare Physicians takes a team-based approach to care where physicians work with nurses, social workers, nutritionists, behavioral health specialists and other professionals. Visit acpny.com to learn more.