Mount Carmel College of Nursing has adopted a route for Meals on Wheels in Franklinton. We are looking for a few good leaders and occasional volunteers to help give back to our community. If you are able and willing to be a part of our team, please email Laura Lawrence at firstname.lastname@example.org. Currently, we are looking for drivers/helpers on Mondays from noon to 1 p.m. starting in February.
For seniors graduating in May, 2018, Mount Carmel College of Nursing is pleased to announce the creation of the Ann E. Schiele Senior Writing Award.
Every senior in the traditional undergraduate program at MCCN will be automatically entered simply by completing their papers for the Gerontology and Transitions courses. By turning in those assignments, seniors will be entered to win the award, which comes with a $200 cash prize, a certificate presented at graduation, and a feature in the Commencement issue of The Carmel Rapper.
Submitted by Amanda Page, MFA, Assistant Professor
Come listen to healthcare stories from Mount Carmel College of Nursing staff and faculty on Thursday, March 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the College Lounge. Students will have an opportunity to tell their own healthcare stories, too!
How did an MCCN storytelling night come about? It all started with a little lunchtime banter.
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), now known as Sigma, is a national organization committed to global nursing excellence through service, research, leadership, scholarship, knowledge, and professional development all centered on improving world health. Mount Carmel College of Nursing had the honor of establishing its own chapter in April 2002, Rho Omicron.
Annual Mardi Gras Celebration Planned for February 13
Fat Tuesday, the last day of Mardi Gras, will be celebrated at MCCN on Tuesday, February 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the College Lounge. Students can enjoy a FREE lunch while participating in other fun – and free – activities.
Ellen O’Shaughnessy, DMin, director of Campus Ministry, will be available in the Wilson Room on Wednesday, February 14 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. for the distribution of ashes. Dr. O’Shaughnessy invites you to stay to reflect, pray, journal, or sketch an image that is meaningful to you, which will become part of a collage as a reflection of the holy season of Lent.
Registration for Nurses Day at the Statehouse is open, so reserve your spot now! The event, scheduled for Wednesday, March 14, 2018, attracts over 400 nurses and nursing students and will reach capacity soon. If you are interested in attending, please send an email to Pat McKnight, MS, RDN, LD, FAND, assistant professor, at email@example.com.