Galen College of Nursing has built the area’s largest, most advanced facility dedicated solely to quality nursing education, continuing its critical role in serving the community for over 30 years.
The 130,000-square-foot Louisville campus and college administrative headquarters, located on Terra Crossing Boulevard off the Old Henry Road exit of the Gene Snyder Freeway, features high-level clinical-learning labs, active-learning classrooms, an advanced simulation hospital, a café, and more to offer students the best nursing education possible.
The state-of-the-art facility is designed to foster learning and support its educational community through a thoughtful blend of advanced classroom and simulation technology, compelling design, and collaborative and creative space.
Created with students in mind, it is a symbol of the high-quality education Galen has provided for decades, and an expression of ongoing commitment to its student body and healthcare in the community.
“We now have the area’s most advanced and unique educational facility dedicated solely to nursing,” said Mark Vogt, Galen’s Chief Executive Officer. “As the largest educator of nurses in the South and the largest educator of nurses in Kentucky for the past nine years, it is incumbent on us to consistently exceed expectations in the delivery of the best nursing education possible for our students, for the healthcare systems where they’ll practice, and the patients for whom they will care. Our potential for impact in our communities is limitless as the need for nurses has never been greater. We couldn’t be more honored and excited to continue in this journey of growth and evolution as nurse educators.”
As one of the largest educators of nurses in the country, Galen strives to elevate the student experience and inspire students and employees alike. More than 700 nursing students graduate from Galen’s Louisville campus each year, with excellence in licensure pass rates.
“Galen’s mission is to expand access to quality nursing education and prepare diverse learners to demonstrate excellence and compassion in nursing,” said Audria Denker, DNP, RN, Galen’s Executive Vice President of Nursing. “Through our ‘Pure Nursing’ philosophy, we offer our students the same care and excellence in nursing education, expected of them in practice. Our new