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.

Commencement Ceremony: Friday, May 8, 2015 5 p.m.

Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences will hold a spring Commencement Ceremony at 5 p.m., Friday, May 8 at The Scottish Rite Temple, 1330 Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, Missouri.

Dr. Patrcia Ten Haaf will give the Commencement Address. She is the associate director of Patient Care Services at the Kansas City VA  Medical Center. 

Parking is located to the west and north of the Temple with a handicap accessible entrance on the west side of the building.

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

Saint Luke's College Student Given the Mayor's Character Award

Every year, Lee’s Summit Cares Foundation honors community members that have exhibited true character. This year, Saint Luke’s College student Kiana Lovelace won the Mayor's Character Award. Kiana, a first semester Junior (J1), was selected from over 50 nominees. Kiana was chosen for her exceptional service as an anatomy tutor at Metropolitan Community College Longview. Congratulations on your accomplishments Kiana! 

 

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