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.

White Coat Ceremony Honors New Students

On October 19, 2017, the first-semester BSN juniors were honored at the White Coat Ceremony. The ceremony was held at the Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral in Kansas City, Missouri.
The ceremony takes place at nursing colleges throughout the country and was established to champion scientifically-sound, compassionate care and to promote the importance of humanistic, patient-centered care to new nursing students. 
Students were initiated into the nursing profession and received a Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences white coat.
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