Spring graduates celebrate new beginnings with family and friends

The spring winds and the threat of rain were ignored by the 140 graduate and undergraduate students of Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences who gathered with family and friends for commencement at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Missouri on Saturday evening, April 27, 2019. A bagpiper and drummer signaled the start of the ceremony while students carrying the American, State of Missouri, and College flags lead the processional of students, faculty and platform dignitaries down the central aisle to their places.
 
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March is Women's History Month

In the United States, Women’s History Month traces its beginnings back to the first International Women’s Day in 1911. In February 1980, President Jimmy Carter issued a presidential proclamation declaring the week of March 8, 1980, as National Women’s History Week.
 
Since 1988, U.S. presidents have issued annual proclamations designating the month of March as Women’s History Month. If you have received a blood transfusion, radiation therapy, or experienced natural birth, you have benefitted from the many innovations created by women.

Celebrate black history month

Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences celebrates diversity in our classrooms and in the communities we serve. In honor of Black History Month, the College's Multicultural Committee compiled a list of accomplished individuals who advanced medicine and created inventions that impacted the lives of everyday Americans. 
 
Benjamin Banneker
He was considered to be the first African American scientist.

History in the Making: Saint Luke’s College expands its impact and legacy as it graduates its first allied health degree students

Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences held its fall commencement on Dec. 15, celebrating more than 100 students who received undergraduate and graduate degrees in nursing. In addition—and for the first time in its history—the College conferred the first associate-level degrees in allied health.
 
This is the culmination of a strategic initiative that started in early 2016 when College President Hubert Benitez, DDS, PhD, presented a plan to expand the breadth and scope of the College’s academic offerings.

Dr. Lisa Vansaghi new Chair of the College Board of Directors

Lisa Vansaghi, MD has taken the role of Chair of the College’s Board of Directors. Dr. Vansaghi joined the Board of Directors of Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences in 2017 and had served as Vice Chair of the Board for the past year. 

Saint Luke’s College Celebrates Medical Assistants Week, October 15-19

The transformative effects of a college education

It is challenging to be a first-time college student, just ask Tara Brumfield. She took a leap of faith and enrolled in the medical assisting program at Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences.
 
“After I realized I could earn my associate degree from Saint Luke’s College, I knew I had to go back,” she said.

Opening lecture traumatizes audience

“Trauma-informed care is not about working with trauma,” said Dr. Carla Burke at the opening lecture for the fall academic year at the College. “It’s about creating an organizational culture and environment that is conducive to healing and does not re-traumatize people. This is actually better for all of us.”

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