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Jefferson College of Health Sciences Hosts Family Nurse Practitioner Information Sessions Online This Fall

Jefferson College of Health Sciences, at Carilion Clinic, will host information sessions for our Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner program this spring on:

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017, from 4 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 12, 2017, from 4 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 7, 2017, from 4 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 7, 2017, from 4 to 4:30 p.m.

These sessions will be offered online or on-campus. Those planning to participate online will be contacted with instructions to log on remotely to the information session after registering. For those attending in person, the session will be held in the Third Floor Lobby Conference Room at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital on the Jefferson College campus at 101 Elm Avenue, SE, Roanoke, VA  24013.

Driving directions and maps to CRCH on the Jefferson College campus can be found on the College’s website by going to www.jchs.edu/maps-and-directionsMore information about the above programs can be found the College website at www.jchs.edu.

The sessions will give prospective students the opportunity to learn more about the Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner program at Jefferson College and how to apply. Everyone is welcome and admission is free.

To participate, those interested should RSVP at: http://www.jchs.edu/master-science-nursing-family-nurse-practitioner-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 Post-Licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) Online Information Sessions

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

    • Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at 4 p.m.
    • Thursday, October 26, 2017, at 4 p.m.

    These events 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 should RSVP at: http://www.jchs.edu/bachelor-science-nursing-rn-bsn-online-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 Fall 2017 Open Houses on October 21 and November 11

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences will host two open houses this fall to give prospective students the opportunity to explore our 23 degree programs, visit campus, talk with faculty, and find out why Jefferson College graduates earn the highest starting salaries in Virginia (State Council of Higher Education for Virginia 2016 Post Completion Wages of Graduates Report).

    The events will take place on the college’s campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital, 101 Elm Street SE, Roanoke, VA  24013. Registration will be in the third floor lobby.


    The Open Houses will be on:

    • Saturday, October 21, 2017, beginning at 9 a.m.
    • Saturday, November 11, 2017, beginning at 9 a.m.

    Programs are expected to be complete by approximately 12 p.m. All participants must arrive by 9 a.m. for the start of the program.

    Everyone is welcome and admission is free.Online registration for these events is quick and easy. To register, prospective students and their families can visit http://www.jchs.edu/visit

    Driving directions and maps to CRCH on the Jefferson College campus can be found on the College’s website by going towww.jchs.edu/maps-and-directions.

    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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  • VAPA Names Jefferson College of Health Sciences Student Naid Allassan Virginia PA Student of the Year

    The Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants (VAPA) has named Jefferson College of Health Sciences Physician Assistant (PA) student Naid Allassan the 2017 PA Student of the Year.

    This is the second consecutive year a Jefferson College PA student has earned the title. Allassan follows Jefferson PA student Mia McDonald, PA-S, who was named the VAPA Student of the Year in 2016.

    Since starting the Master’s level PA program at Jefferson College in August 2016, Allassan has taken on many leadership roles within PA professional organizations. She represents Jefferson College in the Assembly of Representatives of the Student Academy of the American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA). In this role, she participates in monthly conference calls with representatives from PA programs throughout the nation.

    She planned and executed a fundraiser to help mitigate the costs of attending the national AAPA conference. This helped to limit the financial barrier that 12 of her classmates faced when deciding whether to participate in the national conference.

    Allassan is involved with several AAPA caucuses including the African Heritage Caucus of AAPA, the Fellowship of Christian PAs, and Physician Assistants in Research. She volunteered on the floor of the House of Delegates, and was presented two awards from the AAPA for outstanding student leadership and for overcoming adversity.

    One of Naid’s passions is advocacy, and in the past year, she has participated in VAPA’s and the Medical Society of Virginia’s White Coats on Call event and traveled to Capitol Hill to meet with members of the House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Health. She has created her own committee within our PA Student society and organizes monthly events to help boost student morale. Naid is very involved in her community and since starting at Jefferson PA program, she has volunteered over 100 hours with various organizations in the Roanoke Valley including the Bradley Free Clinic, the Rescue Mission Free Clinic, Healing Strides of Virginia and the Roanoke Homeless Assistance Team.

    In August 2017, she participated in a medical mission trip to Lome, Togo for two weeks for a vaccination clinic at Canaan Children's Village orphanage. Naid is fluent in four languages, and she has spent several months studying medical terminology in the Togolese native language of Ewe to provide more meaningful healthcare.

    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:

    • Tuesday, September 12, beginning at 6 p.m.
    • Wednesday, September 20, beginning at 6 p.m.
    • Thursday, October 5, beginning at 6 p.m.
    • Monday, October 16, beginning at 6 p.m.
    • Tuesday, November 7, beginning at 6 p.m.
    • Wednesday, November 15, beginning at 6 p.m.
    • Wednesday, December 6, beginning at 6 p.m.

    These sessions are offered online only.

    The events will give prospective students the opportunity to 
    learn more about the 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 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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