Saint Luke’s College Celebrates National Health Education and Medical Assistants Recognition Week, October 21-25

Across cultures, a door symbolizes the changing of life with opportunities that arise and disappear. Possibilities stacked on either side, waiting to be opened and entered. Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences student Charity Arnold walked into such an opportunity after a friend told her about the College’s medical assisting program. 

After working for nearly a decade as a cosmetologist learning about skin conditions, Arnold’s interest in health care continued to grow. Medical assisting was appealing because of the flexible hours that were more stable than cosmetology.

White Coat Ceremony welcomes new nursing students

On Thursday, October 17, 2019, first-semester Bachelor of Science in Nursing students participated in the White Coat Ceremony at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral in Kansas City, Missouri.

Cultural Enrichment Week

The College kicked off Cultural Enrichment Week Monday evening, October 7, 2019. The Student Government Association hosted a potluck dinner. Attendees enjoyed everything from sopapillas to rumbledethumps. The fall speaker series followed with Micah Flint, MPA, RN, from the Institute for International Medicine (INMED).

 

Flint presented on the many components that affect culture. He said culture was much more than one’s race but involved a variety of components such as language, rituals, customs, beliefs, and more.

 

Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences to Become Part of Rockhurst University

Two of the Kansas City area’s most respected names in health-sciences education have announced their intent to join forces under an affiliation agreement being signed by Rockhurst University and Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City whereby the Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences would become part of the University.

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.
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