ALLIANCE The College of Mount Union has opened its annual scholar artwork exhibit just about by means of April 9. The exhibit consists of works from 16 Mount Union college students that consists of prints, work, drawings, pictures and sculptures.
The exhibit is obtainable for viewing at www.mountunion.edu/2021studentartexhibit.
Walsh appoints Michael Dunphy vp for educational affairs
Michael Dunphy has been appointed vp for educational affairs for Walsh College, in accordance with a information launch. Dunphy has served the college as interim vp for educational affairs since June.
An alumnus of Walsh, Dunphy has served the Walsh group since 1981, first as a part-time school member, then in 1985 as full-time school in biochemistry, as division chair of arithmetic and sciences from 1990 to 2016 and as dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences from 2016 to 2020. Dunphy continues to show chemistry programs and conduct analysis whereas attending to his administrative obligations.
Dunphy earned a B.S. from Walsh College; M.S. from Youngstown State College; and Ph.D. from The College of Akron.
Mount Union BSN college students earn 100% passage price on licensure examination
The College of Mount Union’s first cohort of scholars in its Second-Diploma Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program achieved a 100% first-time passage price on the Nationwide Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN), in accordance with a information launch.
In a time, on account of the COVID-19 pandemic, the place the nationwide common on NCLEX-RN dropped from 88.18% in 2019 to 86.57% in 2020, the Division of Nursing at Mount Union produced its third conventional four-year pathway cohort with a 100% move price and its first post-baccalaureate, 18-month accelerated pathway cohort with a 100% move price. Each pathways, proceed to boast a excessive retention price of 92% and 85% respectively.
KSU, Akron hospital workforce for sexual assault nurse examiner program
Kent State College’s School of Nursing and Cleveland Clinic Akron Common are becoming a member of forces to supply an grownup/adolescent Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) certificates program starting this fall, in accordance with a information launch.
This collaborative one-year program was created to handle the regional and nationwide scarcity of SANE-certified registered nurses, particularly in rural areas.
Just one in three of Ohio’s 267 hospitals has a SANE program, in accordance with the Ohio Alliance to Finish Sexual Violence. Akron Common’s program, referred to as PATH (Offering Entry to Therapeutic), is the one SANE program in Summit County. Since 2015, educated nurses have supplied round the clock staffing to conduct examinations in a personal space of the hospital’s emergency division.
The brand new program will present nurses who’ve a bachelor’s or grasp’s diploma in nursing and at the very least two years’ expertise with the specialised coaching essential to be licensed as a SANE nurse for grownup and adolescent sufferers. Program members will obtain SANE certification by means of the Worldwide Affiliation of Forensic Nurses’ Fee on Forensic Nursing Certification. To be licensed, nurses with a minimal of two years of full-time expertise should have accomplished a minimal of 40 hours of sexual assault schooling, labored underneath the supervision of an professional (e.g., SANE-certified nurse), carried out sufficient sexual assault exams to show medical competency and handed a certification take a look at.
The certificates’s programs shall be supplied in individual and on-line on the college’s Kent Campus and at Akron Common, with hands-on experiences performed at Akron Common. This certification program will enroll as much as eight college students who will then be eligible to take a seat for the SANE certification examination.
To be taught extra about this system, go to www.kent.edu/nursing/sane.
Mount Union campus is designated ‘voter pleasant’
The College of Mount Union has been named as certainly one of greater than 200 campuses in 37 states and the District of Columbia designated as a “Voter Pleasant Campus,” in accordance with a information launch. The initiative, led by nationwide nonpartisan organizations Truthful Elections Middle’s Campus Vote Undertaking and Pupil Affairs Directors in Larger Training, held taking part establishments accountable for planning and implementing practices that encourage their college students to register and vote in 2020 elections and within the coming years.
The mission of the Voter Pleasant Campus designation is to bolster efforts that assist college students overcome limitations to taking part within the political course of. Mount Union was evaluated primarily based on a campus plan about how it could register, educate and turnout scholar voters in 2020, the way it facilitated voter engagement efforts on our campus, and a ultimate evaluation of its efforts — all within the face of the upheaval attributable to a worldwide pandemic. The designation is legitimate by means of December 2022.
As a part of the trouble to proceed to be a voter pleasant campus, Mount Union has hosted a number of debate watch events and occasions for its college students, led voter registration drives, created academic movies and promotional supplies and established Civic Corners that had been each on campus and made out there for buy for different establishments and the encircling communities.
Stark State School to take part in Caring Campus initiative
Stark State School has been chosen to take part in Caring Campus, a nationwide initiative to extend scholar retention, success and completion in group faculties, in accordance with a information launch.
Stark State is amongst seven group faculties chosen for Caring Campus for school and amongst 20 for workers.
Analysis has documented that college students might depart school as a result of they don’t really feel related to the establishment. Caring Campus acknowledges and leverages the worth of connectedness to extend the chance college students will proceed towards and attain their academic targets. College and employees interplay with college students can set the stage for profitable enrollment, persistence, and completion. It’s notably vital for college kids from traditionally underserved populations, college students much less aware of school, non-majority college students, college students from low-income households and first-generation college students to really feel welcome and that they belong in school.
Mount Union’s varsity eSports program provides to choices
The College of Mount Union’s varsity eSports program has introduced the addition of Tremendous Smash Bros.: Final and Valorant to its aggressive choices, in accordance with a launch. The 2 titles be a part of League of Legends, Overwatch and Rocket League.
Mount Union’s eSports program has discovered continued success since its inception in fall 2019, with six of its gamers incomes All-Convention recognition and alumnus Jared Schulte incomes Overwatch Participant of the Yr for 2019-2020. College students that take part within the College’s varsity stage esports groups are eligible to obtain a scholarship.