What started with a modest $5,000 internal grant has grown into a nearly $2 million federally funded, four-year project to recruit, retain and graduate more underrepresented students into the nursing profession.
Artist Cathy Germay was born with a rare, incurable, genetic disorder called Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT), which causes abnormal blood vessel formation in the skin and organs. Her work is autobiographical and explores her experiences living with her disorder, dealing with surgeries and living with chronic pain.
On Friday, December 1, faculty and staff from the College of Health and Human Services came together for the annual State of the College festivities. The day's events included the State of the College address, a research update and the 2017 CHHS Faculty and Staff Awards.
In November, nursing and physician assistant students participated in a training simulation for TeamSTEPPS, a teamwork system that aims to improve communication between disciplines to help practitioners provide higher quality, safer patient care.
The Student Nurses Association in the Bronson School of Nursing recently held a Winter Gear Drive to collect hats and mittens for two local Kalamazoo-area elementary schools. Nursing students who were routinely involved in the schools noticed a large need for winter accessories for the students there.
On Dec. 1, the college recognized the 2017 recipients of its faculty and staff awards. All recipients were nominated by faculty, staff and students. All were recognized because they routinely deliver excellence, whether working with students, colleagues or the greater Kalamazoo community.
On Nov. 2, the College of Health and Human Services held its second annual CHHS Student Expo. At this event, the college invites student groups, campus entities and organizations from the greater Kalamazoo Community to come into the college, meet our students and demonstrate what they have to offer to students.