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Dean L. Hubbard, PhD, Assumes Interim President Role

Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences president emeritus Dean L. Hubbard, PhD, has returned to the college to serve in an interim capacity during the search for new leadership.

Effective June 18, 2015, Dr. Hubbard became the interim president of the College.  Searches for a new permanent president as well as a Chief Academic Officer are beginning immediately.

Students Keep Learning All Summer Long

KANSAS CITY (June 10, 2015) - The Perioperative Nursing elective is the class to be in if you want hands-on experience with surgical nursing this summer.

Assistant Professor Sharon White-Lewis, MSN, RN, is teaching the course this summer and will build on her own operating room experiences—she’s been a perioperative nurse for most of her life.

College Hires New Graduate Associate Dean and CFO

The college is pleased to announce Dr. Victoria Grando as the new Graduate Associate Dean.

Dr. Victoria Grando has a background in administration, program and curriculum development, teaching (BSN, MSN, DNP and PhD levels), research, mentoring and practice. She has a MSN in Mental Health Nursing, a PhD in Nursing, and a Post-Doctorate in Gerontology. 

Onward and Upward

Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences held its Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 8 at 5 p.m. Graduation was held at the Kansas City Scottish Rite on Linwood Boulevard and included a pinning ceremony—unique to nursing—in addition to the traditional awarding of diplomas.

Students Learn About Kansas City's Most Vulnerable

The Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences course Community Centered Care prepares students to care for individuals, families, and aggregates across the lifespan within dynamic community environments in a changing health care system. This course provides students with opportunities to expand their knowledge in specific areas related to nursing practice: maternal-child, mental health, and community health nursing with an emphasis on working with vulnerable populations.

Demand for Nurses means expanding Nursing Programs.

A recent AACN article said that “The IOM report calls for preparing at least 80% of the RN workforce at the baccalaureate level by 2020 as well as a doubling of the number of nurses with doctorates." Learn more about the growing demand for Nursing Programs in the AACN article.

CCNE Site Visit a Success

The Graduate Program recently completed their on-site CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) evaluation. Based on our exit interview with the Team, we received the best possible outcome -- the Team finding that the Graduate Program meets

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