Saint Luke's College receives a $95K nursing grant

Since 2011, over $5 million has been invested in nursing education Jefferson City, Mo – In 2011, legislation was passed that authorized the Missouri Board of Nursing to provide funding for the Nursing Education Incentive Program. This allowed any institution of higher education accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association that offered a nursing program to apply for grants. Grant award amounts could not exceed $150,000 and no campus could receive more than one grant per year. The board awarded grants in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2017.

A bright 2018 awaits us as we continue to educate the health care leaders of tomorrow

Dear Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences family,
 
First and foremost, I want to personally wish you a very healthy and prosperous new year!  As always, let me start by thanking our new students, their parents, their children and their significant others for entrusting Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences with your education.

Saint Luke’s College becomes Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society member

In the fall of 2017, the College became a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Nursing Honor Society. Membership to STTI is highly competitive and recognized as a major accomplishment. 
 
To become an STTI chapter, an institution must first meet rigorous criteria including consistent membership, demonstrate several cycles of leadership succession, be financially sound, sponsor two continuing education programs for members, and hold regular business meetings.

Farewell to a Wonderful Year

As the year comes to an end and we approach the Holiday Season, we pause to reflect on our progress and how thankful we are to be part of this institution. I am thankful for the Board of Directors, faculty, staff and students that make up the Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences family. I am especially thankful for the hard work and commitment of all. 

BSN student presentations offer real-world solutions

Students in the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) in Nursing course presented their posters to the College community on Monday, November 27, 2017. Presentation topics were selected for the students by Saint Luke’s Health System on specific issues faced in the hospital.
 
These presentations are opportunities for students to develop their professional skill set through comprehensive research, team building, and presentation practice and to provide insight into concerns that face health care providers every day.
 
 

Saint Luke’s College Receives New Approvals from the HLC

Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences has been approved by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to expand its student body and degree levels and to offer the following new academic programs: an Associate of Science in Medical Assisting, an Associate of Arts in Allied Health, and an Associate of Science in Allied Health. The programs will begin enrolling students starting in January 2018.
 
 “This is a historic achievement for the College,” said President Hubert Benitez, DDS, PhD.
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