Carmel QuickNews

February 2016

Need More NCLEX Preparation? Come to a Practice Session

Brenda Beyer, RN, NCLEX-RN and testing specialist, will be available on the following dates, times and locations to help with your NCLEX preparation. She will have example questions, plus you are welcome to bring in your own sample questions to discuss and practice testing techniques. Each session will include all new questions, so come to as many as you need. All nursing students and graduates are encouraged to come and improve their testing skills and reduce their anxiety. Response to the previous session was extremely positive from the sophomore, junior, senior, SDAP and graduates who attended. Students/graduates are encouraged to attend, even if you come late or have to leave early. If you have any questions, please email bbeyer@mccn.edu.

  • Tuesday, February 16, noon-2 p.m., CLE 208
  • Friday, February 19, noon-1:30 p.m., CLE 208
  • Monday, February 22, noon-2 p.m., CLE 208
  • Thursday, February 25, noon-2 p.m., CLE 310

Self Defense: Sign Up for the Rape Aggressive Defense System Class

The Rape Aggression Defense System (RAD) is a 12-hour, four-class, female-only self-defense course with a focus on awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance. The RAD program enables women to obtain self-defense education in a relatively short amount of time. Put on by staff from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, all instructors are nationally certified. The RAD system is the only self-defense program endorsed by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators.

This session of classes will be held March 9, 10, 16 and 17 from 6-9 p.m. at Mount Carmel Grove City. At least 20 people are needed to register for this class to take place. To register, please contact Nicole Kidwell in Mount Carmel Safety & Security.

Sign Up Now for Campus Ministry’s Washington, D.C. Mission Trip in May

All students are invited to join Campus Ministry on an adventure of a lifetime to Washington, D.C., from Monday, May 9 to Saturday, May 14. Participants will have the chance to:

  • Approach our Capitol Hill lawmakers on bettering the plight of the homeless, stopping human trafficking and increasing wages for the low-income worker
  • Serve the homeless through Daily Bread Breakfast Ministry and the Central Union Mission
  • Meet with groups of immigrants and learn about their struggle
  • Fly Southwest Airlines and stay at the Adam’s Inn Bed and Breakfast, 2.8 miles from Capitol Hill
  • Have a great time together celebrating a year of hard academic work and visiting the Smithsonian and other landmarks

Cost: $350. A $50 deposit is due February 26 to reserve airline tickets. Space is limited. To sign up, contact Dr. Ellen O’Shaughnessy, director of Campus Ministry, at (614)582-7790. Some of your activities on this trip can count toward your community service requirement.

Donate to the Mission Trip Fund and Get a MCCN Cookbook

Help students attend a mission trip and not only will you enable them to help people in need, but you will get a MCCN cookbook as well. Simply drop off a donation of any amount to Sheri Soble in the Business Office and you can get a free cookbook filled with tasty recipes. All contributions fund future student mission trips.

Sophomores: Don’t Miss Your Class Meeting April 4

The sophomore class meeting will take place Monday, April 4 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the MSB Auditorium. Lunch will be provided.

90%: students receiving financial aid