Carmel QuickNews

January 15, 2015

Join the Rho Omicron Chapter of STTI for “RNs Shaping Their Future Through Health Policy” on January 29

The Rho Omicron Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society for Nursing, is pleased to present MCCN alumnae Tiffany Wenter, BSN, RN, deputy executive officer for operations with the Ohio Nursing Association, who will discuss “RNs Shaping Their Future Through Health Policy” on January 29 at noon in the College Lounge. All are welcome to attend. Continuing education credits will be offered. For more information, contact Frieda Gill at fgill@mccn.edu or at (614) 234-5218.

MCCN-FMC Corner

  • The SNAM-FMC T-Shirt and Hoodie Sale Continues. See President Rebekah Young for additional order forms.
  • The SNAM-FMC Officers Meeting is Wednesday, January 21 at noon in the Gamma classroom. Lunch will be provided.
  • The Student Advisory Council Meeting is Monday, January 26 at noon in a room to be announced. Lunch will be provided.
  • A MCCN-FMC Open House for prospective students is Thursday, January 22 from 6-8 p.m.

Sign Up Now for Nurses Day at the Statehouse February 18

Each year, MCCN sends interested students to participate in Nurses Day at the Ohio Statehouse. Organized by the Ohio Nurses Association, the annual event brings together nursing advocates with state legislators to discuss policies and issues important to nurses. It’s a great opportunity to see how public policy intersects with nursing at the bedside.

MCCN has four tables at the event, which lasts from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Spots fill up quickly, so contact Pat McKnight now if you are interested at pmcknight@mccn.edu or at (614) 234-5861.

Students: Looking for Something to Do? See Arts Programs for $5!

Go for $5

is a discount ticket program designed to make the arts affordable and accessible for individuals ages 13-25 by offering $5 tickets to select performances from Columbus' top arts organizations. It is based on a program called High 5 that originated in New York City. Simply to go www.gofor5.com, select your show and get your voucher. You can either pay online or at the CAPA ticket office. Participating organizations include: BalletMet, CAPA, CATCO, Chamber Music Columbus, Columbus Symphony, Jazz Arts Group and the King Arts Complex. See the Go for $5 website for more information.

Bake Sale January 26 to Benefit Mission Trip

Enjoy some baked goods and help Habitat for Humanity student volunteers fund their Collegiate Challenge Alternative Spring Break trip. Stop by the front desk starting at 9 a.m. on Monday, January 26 and see if any pastries tempt you to make a purchase!

Join Us for Food Truck Tuesdays in January

Are you sick of the same old, same old for lunch? On Tuesdays this month, come visit the food truck parked outside the College from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Coming up yet this month: Challah on January 20 and Pitabilities on January 27.

Car Talk: Between the Lines

Just a friendly reminder to faculty, staff and students: please be mindful of parking between the lines and pulling all the way into designated spots in the garage. Here’s to no tight squeezes, car dings or scratches in 2015! Thank you.

For more information about Carmel QUICKNews please contact Joanna Worthington at jworthington@mccn.edu.

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