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Florence Smith

As part of our ongoing series to profile faculty, staff and student representatives, this month we feature student Florence Smith.

Name: Florence Smith

Hometown: Columbus, Ohio

The Pediatric Student Interest Group will meet for lunch Monday, February 9 in the Rec Room from noon to 1 p.m. Students Skylr Meredith and Falon Astrowski will speak about the patient care assistant roles they held at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) and their plans to continue as nurses. The program also will feature a MCCN alumnae who works as an RN in NCH’s PICU.

Come to the College Gym on Fat Tuesday, February 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and join us for a fantastic Mardi Gras celebration featuring hot dogs, burgers, garden and pasta salads, cookies, water and lemonade brought to you by the Dogs on the Patio Crew. There will even be a station to make your own Mardi Gras mask! This event is FREE for students and only $2 for faculty and staff. You won’t want to miss this fun way to kick off the season of Lent.

The Student Government Association will be holding a bake sale in the main lobby on Monday, February 9 from noon to 2 p.m. Stop down and check out the tempting pastries.

Check out the cool activities coming up for students in the residence halls:

Thursday, February 12: Valentine’s Day Door Decorating Contest, 8 p.m.

Thursday, February 26: Girls’ Night: Watch The Fault in Our Stars, Eat Junk Food and Hang Out, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 17: St. Patrick’s Day Party, Featuring Root Beer Kegs and a Best Dressed Contest, 7 p.m.

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.

Are you looking for something to do? MCCN has FREE tickets to COSI available to students at the front desk in the main lobby. There is a limit of two tickets to individual students or four tickets to students with families.