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From Mortgage Officer to Nursing Student

When she was a child, Stacey Newby wanted to be a nurse. She ended up taking a different direction with her career, majoring in communications and working as a mortgage officer for nine years.

But something kept bringing her back to nursing, and in her mid-30s, Stacey enrolled in Chamberlain’s Atlanta campus. She is set to graduate this year with her BSN.

While some of her organizational and customer management skills have carried over, nursing is taking Newby to new depths of service. “I was in a public service profession, and I knew how to talk and relate to people, but nursing calls on your compassion at a much deeper level. It’s much more spiritual for me,” she said. Read the full story in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.