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Nursing Students Volunteering in the Community

On a brisk Saturday morning in March, several accelerated BSN students along with Associate Professor Nancy Duffy and former Professor Emeritus Sally Stroud provided foot care to 75 participants in the 50 mile MS Community Walk. Student volunteers staffed the Foot Care Clinic where blisters and “hot spots” with duct tape repair were the order of the day. Student Kelly Corbett worked with MSNA and SGA to recruit volunteers for the event. the organizers were thrilled with the students’ knowledge, enthusiasm and initiative.

Many thanks to the following student volunteers: Crystal Bell, Ellen Cary, Kelley Corbett, Chanita Coulter, April Dove, Kelly Hampton, Tiffany Jamerson, Valerie Kneece, Katie McDevitt, Brittany Phillips, and Shanice Strobhart.

Annual Delma Woods, Aleta McLeod Health & Wellness Fair

On Saturday, February 23rd, 2013, a consortium of organizations spearheaded by Tri-County Black Nurses Association  (TCBNA) sponsored the Annual Delma Woods, Aleta McLeod Health & Wellness Fair. The event was held at the Arthur W. Christopher City Gym, 265 Fishbourne Street, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and over 100 participants took advantage of free screenings for Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Cholesterol, BMI, Height, Sickle Cell etc. Kelley Corbett B.S.N. Candidate, Class of Dec 2013 and Volunteer Coordinator for MSNA recruited over eleven student volunteers for the event. The students assisted with diabetes and cholesterol screenings.

  • You can see pictures from this event and the Annual Delma Woods & Aleta McLeod Annual Health & Wellness Fair by going to this site.