Progress, growth and differentiation: the College continues to act on its Vision 2020 Strategic Plan

The year 2016 was a remarkable year at Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences. Guided by its principles and values of professionalism, respect, integrity and respecting high academic standards, the College reached a number of important milestones. First, the College successfully completed its reaccreditation process with the Higher Learning Commission – we met all of the Commission’s criteria for accreditation and the Commission continued the accreditation of the College with the next reaffirmation of accreditation in 2025-2026.

White Coat Ceremony Honors New Students

On March 30, 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.

During the ceremony, students were initiated into the nursing profession. Each student received a white personalized lab coat and a pin during the ceremony and celebrated their achievements at a reception following the event.

Nursing Students Head into Disaster

Saint Luke’s College nursing students are in Fort Pierce, Florida for Atlantic Hope this weekend. Atlantic Hope is a 4-day humanitarian response field training exercise focused on leadership, followership, teamwork, confidence and disaster response.

Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences Partners with AIDS WALK KC

Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences has partnered with AIDS Walk Kansas City and other community groups to raise awareness and support for people living with HIV/AIDS. 
You can support the AIDS Walk Kansas City by participating in the March events listed below, signing up for the College AIDS Walk Kansas City team on Saturday, April 29, 2017, or donating to the cause.
The College's goal is to raise $4,000 towards this project.

The College Celebrates Black History Month

Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences embraces an increasingly diverse society and a shrinking global community. We work hard to attract a diverse student population and celebrate our differences.
This February, we celebrate Black History Month with a banner of diversity.

Dean Named Educator of the Year

Dean of Health Sciences Karla Bruntzel, PhD, ATC, LAT has been named the recipient of the Mid-America Athletic Trainers’ Association’s Athletic Training Educator of the Year. The association is made up of members from seven states in the Midwest.

A Nursing Story to Start Your Heart this Valentine’s Day

On November 17, 2016, alum Kevin Malleck, ‘14, BSN, RN surprised his former classmate and girlfriend Maria Christensen, ‘14, BSN, RN with a marriage proposal on the same spot where they met over four years ago — Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences.
“Kevin called asking to reserve a room at the College so he could propose to Maria,” said Assistant Professor Deb Grandstaff, MSN, RN.

CNE Event March 2, 2017

Continuing Nursing Education Event

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and Implications for Care: 
Building Resilient Families in KC

March 2, 2017
6 p.m. Dinner Provided
6:30-7:30 Presentation

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