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.

College celebrates school start with a huge picnic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (August 29, 2017)—The College Community celebrated the start of the school year with a huge picnic on Tuesday afternoon. “This was the largest crowd I’ve ever seen at the barbeque,” said Director of Enrollment Management, Josh Richards, MA. 
 
Dean of Students Marcia Ladage, BS, pulled together the successful event.

Pathways to Health and Science Education Program

The Pathways to Health and Science Education is a FREE program for any high school student (9th-12th grade) who wants to explore a major leading to a science or health care career. 
 
The Pathways program takes place from 9 a.m.-noon, Saturdays, September 9, 2017-May 5, 2018 at Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences.

President's Announcement: A bright future awaits our re-energized College

Welcome to the 2017-18 academic year!
 
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. To returning students, I hope this new academic year is at least as positive as the prior and wish that you continue to embrace and fall in love with Saint Luke’s College.

Record Number of Graduates Earn Saint Luke’s College Degrees

On May 13, 2017, 136 Saint Luke’s College nursing students received bachelor’s and master’s of science in nursing degrees and post-graduate certificates. This was the largest number of students to graduate in the College’s 114-year history.

 “This large graduating class reflects what is happening in health care and at the College,” said College President Hubert Benitez, DDS, PhD. “As health care continues to change and expand, the College continues to expand its quality nursing programs while developing allied health degrees to fulfill workplace demand.”

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