As class valedictorian and two-time Canadian Millennium Excellence Award winner, UNB/Humber Bachelor of Nursing graduate Idee Folami has demonstrated drive and dedication.

Folami arrived in Canada from Nigeria in 2002. She spent a year in York University's Health Administration program, before choosing Humber's four-year Bachelor of Nursing degree program because it offered a challenging academic program and the clinical training she desired. "Humber nursing students are well prepared to enter the workforce," said Folami.

After graduating in 2007, Folami worked in both the Cardiology and the Intensive Care Units at Humber River Regional Hospital. She then earned her Master of Nursing degree at University of Toronto, as she plans to work as an Advanced Practical Nurse in a leadership management role and train young nurses.

She praises Humber for the skills she obtained. "Humber provides nurses with a solid training facility and a comprehensive program. The simulation labs help students learn in an environment similar to what nurses work in every day," said Folami.

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