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Jefferson College of Health Sciences Participates in Virginia Private College Week, Monday, July 24 to Saturday, July 29, 2017

Jefferson College of Health Sciences is among 24 institutions across the state taking part in Virginia Private College Week from Monday, July 25 to Friday, July 28, 2017. The program includes campus tours and information on how to apply for admission and financial aid.

Sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV), the annual event gives high school students an alternative to squeezing in campus visits during the hectic academic year. In addition, students who visit three or more of the participating colleges during the week will receive application fee waivers for three Virginia private colleges of their choice.

Jefferson College will host visits for prospective students and their families. Participants can learn more and register online for an appointment to visit Jefferson College by visiting http://www.jchs.edu/virginia-private-college-week-jefferson-college-health-sciences.

To learn more about Virginia Private College Week, you can visit the CICV website at: http://www.cicv.org/Our-Colleges/Virginia-Private-College-Week.aspx.

About Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Jefferson College of Health Sciences is a private higher education institution that “prepares, within a scholarly environment, ethical, knowledgeable, competent and caring healthcare professionals.”  The College focuses on providing healthcare education and is a part of Carilion Clinic. Founded in 1914 as the Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing, Jefferson College now provides more than 1,100 students with opportunities to become part of the healthcare profession, serving communities from southwest Virginia to the Shenandoah Valley and beyond. The school’s graduates are building healthier tomorrows in our region and across the country every day. More information is available at www.jchs.edu.

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  • Jefferson College of Health Sciences Hosts Friday Drop-In Sessions in June and July

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences, at Carilion Clinic, will host a series of “Friday Drop-In Sessions” this June and July for prospective students and their families. Participants can drop-in to the Office of Admissions on the college’s campus at 101 Elm Avenue in Roanoke, VA any time between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. on the following Fridays:

    • June 2, 2017
    • June 16, 2017
    • June 30, 2017
    • July 14, 2017
    • July 28, 2017

    The sessions will give prospective students the opportunity to learn more about the 23 academic programs at Jefferson College, and why the college’s graduates earn the highest starting salaries in Virginia*. Admissions Counselors will be available during these sessions to speak with visitors about their career goals and discuss which educational opportunities may be right for them.

    Everyone is welcome to participate and admission is free.

    To participate, those interested can sign up at http://www.jchs.edu/friday-drop-sessions

    * State Council of Higher Education for Virginia 2016 Post Completion Wages of Graduates Report.

    About Jefferson College of Health Sciences

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences is a private higher education institution that “prepares, within a scholarly environment, ethical, knowledgeable, competent and caring healthcare professionals.”  The College focuses on providing healthcare education and is a part of Carilion Clinic. Founded in 1914 as the Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing, Jefferson College now provides more than 1,100 students with opportunities to become part of the healthcare profession, serving communities from southwest Virginia to the Shenandoah Valley and beyond. The school’s graduates are building healthier tomorrows in our region and across the country every day. More information is available at www.jchs.edu.

  • Jefferson College of Health Sciences Hosts Post-Licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing Online Information Sessions

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences, at Carilion Clinic, will host an online information session for our Post-Licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) program on:

    Wednesday, May 31, 2017, from 4 to 5 p.m. 

    The event will give prospective students the opportunity to 
    learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Jefferson College for practicing nurses with RN credentials.

    Everyone is welcome to participate and admission is free.

    To participate, those interested can RSVP at http://www.jchs.edu/bachelor-science-nursing-rn-bsn-online-information-session

    Participants will be contacted with instructions for how to log on remotely to the information sessions.

    About Jefferson College of Health Sciences

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences is a private higher education institution that “prepares, within a scholarly environment, ethical, knowledgeable, competent and caring healthcare professionals.”  The College focuses on providing healthcare education and is a part of Carilion Clinic. Founded in 1914 as the Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing, Jefferson College now provides more than 1,100 students with opportunities to become part of the healthcare profession, serving communities from southwest Virginia to the Shenandoah Valley and beyond. The school’s graduates are building healthier tomorrows in our region and across the country every day. More information is available at www.jchs.edu.

  • Jefferson College of Health Sciences Hosts Third Annual Be Exceptional Education Foundation Luncheon

    The Jefferson College of Health Sciences Education Foundation hosted the third annual Be Exceptional Luncheon on May 23, 2017 in Charter Hall at the Roanoke City Market Building in downtown Roanoke. The guest speaker for the luncheon was The Honorable Sherman Lea, Sr., Mayor of the City of Roanoke. Approximately 160 friends and supporters, as well as students, faculty and staff of Jefferson College, filled the hall to celebrate the College and the recipients of the College’s annual alumni awards.

    The Jefferson College Alumni Awards Program was created in 2015 to honor outstanding graduates with two awards, the Distinguished Alumni Award and the Recent Alumni Achievement Award.

    The most prestigious award given by the Jefferson College of Health Sciences Alumni Association, the Distinguished Alumni Award is given to members of Jefferson College’s alumni body who have achieved national, regional, statewide, or local prominence either in their professional fields or through their involvement in civic, cultural, or charitable activities. The following were named the 2017 recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Awards:

    • Kathleen A. Baudreau, MSN ‘10, Vice President of Clinical Advancement and Patient Safety, Carilion Clinic
    • Christina E. Gardner, MSPA ‘05, Physician Assistant and Fellowship Director, Carilion Clinic & Assistant Professor, Jefferson College of Health Sciences
    • Melissa R. Harper, ASN ‘90 & BSN ‘97, RN Team Lead - Forensic Nurse Examiner, Carilion Clinic
    • Debra T. Huddleston, MSN ‘07, Vice President, Medicine, Carilion Clinic

    The Recent Alumni Achievement Award honors Jefferson College of Health Sciences graduates who, at the early stages of their career, have distinguished themselves and demonstrated promise of even greater achievement. These awards are given annually to graduates of the last ten years who have attained notable achievements in their field or endeavor. An alumnus/ae may receive this award only once and remains eligible for the Distinguished Alumni Award. The following were named recipients of the Recent Alumni Achievement Awards:

    • Amanda Wrenn Brendel, ASN ‘06 &, BSN ’10 & MSN ’15, Operations Director – Emergency Department, Carilion Clinic
    • Jonathan K. Fiedler, MSOT ‘12, Occupational Therapist, Friendship Health and Rehab Center
    • Margaret H. Perry, MSN ‘07, Nurse Educator, Carilion Clinic
    • Karrie N. Wills, BSN ‘11, Senior Director - Pediatrics, Carilion Children’s

    For more information on these recipients and the Alumni Awards Program, visit www.jchs.edu/alumni.

    About Jefferson College of Health Sciences

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences is a private higher education institution that “prepares, within a scholarly environment, ethical, knowledgeable, competent and caring healthcare professionals.”  The College focuses on providing healthcare education and is a part of Carilion Clinic. Founded in 1914 as the Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing, Jefferson College now provides more than 1,100 students with opportunities to become part of the healthcare profession, serving communities from southwest Virginia to the Shenandoah Valley and beyond. The school’s graduates are building healthier tomorrows in our region and across the country every day. More information is available at www.jchs.edu.

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  • Jefferson College of Health Sciences Hosts Doctor of Occupational Therapy Information Sessions

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences, at Carilion Clinic, will host multiple information sessions for our Doctor of Occupational Therapy (DOT) program on the following dates:

    • Thursday, April 20, 2017, from 6-7 p.m.
    • Thursday, May 11, 2017, from 6-7 p.m.
    • Tuesday, May 16, 2017, from 6-7 p.m.
    • Monday, May 22, 2017, from 6-7 p.m.
    • Wednesday, June 7, 2017, from 6-7 p.m.

    These sessions are offered online only.

    The events will give prospective students the opportunity to 
    learn more about the new DOT degree at Jefferson College.

    Everyone is welcome and admission is free.

    To attend in person or online, those interested should RSVP at 
    http://www.jchs.edu/doctor-occupational-therapy-dot-information-sessions

    Participants will be contacted with instructions for how to log on remotely to the information sessions.

    About Jefferson College of Health Sciences

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences is a private higher education institution that “prepares, within a scholarly environment, ethical, knowledgeable, competent and caring healthcare professionals.”  The College focuses on providing healthcare education and is a part of Carilion Clinic. Founded in 1914 as the Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing, Jefferson College now provides more than 1,100 students with opportunities to become part of the healthcare profession, serving communities from southwest Virginia to the Shenandoah Valley and beyond. The school’s graduates are building healthier tomorrows in our region and across the country every day. More information is available at www.jchs.edu.

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  • Jefferson College of Health Sciences Hosts Information Sessions for Physician Assistant Program This Spring and Summer

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences at Carilion Clinic, invites those interested in learning more about our Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant (PA) to attend information sessions on the program this spring and summer. 

    Sessions will take place on the following Fridays:

    • April 28, 2017
    • June 9, 2017
    • July 21, 2017

    Each session will be from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Room 616 on the Jefferson College campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital, 101 Elm Street SE, Roanoke, VA  24013. 

    At this event, participants will have the opportunity to learn more about the program, the PA profession and how to apply. In addition, representatives from the Jefferson PA program will be on hand to speak individually with prospective students and their families. 
    Please note that all sessions will begin promptly at 10 a.m.

    Those planning to attend should preregister online at 
    www.jchs.edu/jefferson-college-health-sciences-physician-assistant-program-information-sessions

    Driving directions and maps to the Jefferson College of Health Sciences campus can be found on the College’s website by going to www.jchs.edu/maps-and-directions

    More information about the Jefferson College of Health Sciences PA Program is available by going to www.jchs.edu/degree/master-science-physician-assistant

    About Jefferson College of Health Sciences

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences is a private higher education institution that “prepares, within a scholarly environment, ethical, knowledgeable, competent and caring healthcare professionals.”  The College focuses on providing healthcare education and is an affiliate of Carilion Clinic. Founded in 1914 as the Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing, Jefferson College now provides more than 1,100 students with opportunities to become part of the healthcare profession, serving communities from southwest Virginia to the Shenandoah Valley and beyond. The school’s graduates are building healthier tomorrows in our region and across the country every day. More information is available at www.jchs.edu.


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