Turner joins Holmes Ridgeland Campus as ADN instructor 


Alicia Turner has joined the Holmes Community College family as an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) instructor on the Ridgeland Campus. Turner comes to Holmes from Mississippi Baptist Hospital in Jackson where she worked full-time as head nurse on the 5D oncology unit for nine and a half years. She will continue working for Baptist part-time to help train new nurses on the unit.  

A Holmes alumna, Turner holds a mortuary science degree, a practical nursing degree and an ADN degree from the college. Prior to completing her degrees at Holmes, she earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Jackson State University, and since then, has earned a BSN from the University of Women as well as an MSN from University of Alabama in Birmingham. 

Turner was named Nurse Educator 2020 from Baptist and is a member of American Nurses Association, American Psychiatric Nurse Association, Oncology Nursing Society and Phi Theta Kappa Sigma Mu honor society. 

In her free time, she enjoys reading, watching movies with her family and working in the yard. Turner also enjoys volunteering at church with the food ministry, singing in the church choir and mentoring new nurses. 

Turner and her husband Frederick have been married for 20 years and have three children: Kaylyn, a sophomore nursing major at Dillard University in New Orleans, La.; Maddison, a junior at Hartfield Academy and Brandon, an eighth grade student at Hartfield. 

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