Now that the holidays have passed and the College is back in session, it’s time to think about making the most of not just the Spring Semester, but the New Year, too, and Student Life is here to help.

“At Mount Carmel College of Nursing we care for the whole student,” says Colleen Cipriani, MA, director of MCCN Student Life. “That’s why our office is here – to help students make the most of their academic learning by helping them focus on the six dimensions of wellness,” she explains.

To protect your privacy, always log out of a non-personal computer if you are taking an ATI assessment or on a computer in a personal account. Only shutting down the computer will NOT protect your account information. If you do not log out of your account and log off the computer (Ctrl+Alt+Del and select Log Off), the next person who uses the computer will have access to your accounts. This can allow someone else to take a proctored assessment in your name or have access to your personal accounts.

New members of Rho Omicron are invited to attend an orientation on Thursday, Jan. 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the College Lounge. Lunch will be provided. A general membership meeting will follow.

Mount Carmel Health System will be presenting the first interprofessional research and evidence-based practice (EBP) day on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, where nursing, medical residents, pharmacy, physical therapy and other healthcare colleagues will come together for a day of learning, collaboration, and to showcase research studies and EBP projects.

Campus Ministry will be taking a retreat to Chicago from Friday, February 17 to Sunday, Feb. 19. Enjoy prayer, worship, learning, and fellowship with students from other colleges and universities. Registration is $25. The remaining cost is subsidized with grants from Downtowners Campus Ministry. RSVP to Ellen O’Shaughnessy, D.Min., director of Campus Ministry, by Jan. 30 at eoshaughnessy@mccn.edu or 614.582.7790.

Mark your calendar now for Nurses Day at the Ohio Statehouse on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Nurses Day is a day when 400 nurses and student nurses come together at the Statehouse to learn more about legislative issues and visit legislators. The College will sponsor 12 students. Spaces fill up fast so contact Pat McKnight, MS, RDN, LD, FAND, assistant professor, at pmcknight@mccn.edu or 614.234.5861. Professor McKnight may be able to work with your instructor if you have class during the visit time.

SDAP students in Toni Chops’ Community Health Course recently presented posters at Cristo Rey High School, a Catholic, college-preparatory high school in Columbus. The students’ posters ranged from how to make healthy food choices at fast food restaurants to social media etiquette.

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