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CHI St. Alexius Health Announces the sponsorship of Two Scholarship Seats for the University of Mary Nursing Program at Williston State College 

March 30, 2023, Williston, ND - CHI St. Alexius Health is proud to announce its partnership with Williston State College and the University of Mary nursing program by funding two seats in the nursing program.

“The partnership between the University of Mary and Williston State College is a big win for our Williston community. “Says CHI St. Alexius Health’s President Garrick Hyde. He also says, “Nursing students who previously had to leave Williston if they wanted a four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree can now do all four years at Williston State College. Studies show that when North Dakota undergraduates leave their hometowns for their third and fourth years of college, they often take jobs elsewhere and do not return home. We are excited for this new path where local nursing graduates can stay in Williston where they are needed.”

The students of Williston State College currently do their practicums at CHI St. Alexius Health Williston. The facility is eager to collaborate with not only Williston State College but also the University of Mary to increase the educational opportunities for the residents of Williams County and the surrounding area.

CHI St. Alexius health also offers tuition assistance programs to their current employees looking to further their education. To see the current list of job openings, please visit

CHI St. Alexius Health Williston proudly provides primary care, family medicine, 3D mammography, PET/CT scans, women’s health, orthopedics, neurology, oncology, and other health services to keep you living your best life. CHI St. Alexius Health has stayed true to our founding mission, caring for everyone who comes through our doors for over a century.


About CHI St. Alexius Health 

CHI St. Alexius Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. In 1920 the sisters of mercy came to Williston in hopes of bringing healthcare to the community. 100 years later we are still serving their mission of providing health care through Christ’s healing ministry. 

CHI St. Alexius Health is part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care. With its national office in Chicago and a team of approximately 150,000 employees and 25,000 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, CommonSpirit Health operates 142 hospitals and more than 700 care sites across 21 states. In FY 2018, Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health had combined revenues of $29.2 billion and provided $4.2 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unreimbursed government programs.

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