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.

 

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.
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