Erlanger Students Collect Books for Lil Books of Love

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Karyn Kahn, Erlanger’s lead Medical Assisting instructor, spearheaded a book drive called Lil Books of Love three years ago, and it has been flourishing ever since. In March, Erlanger’s Medical Assistant students decided to to donate Lil Books of Love to Brighton Center as their Literacy Month project to share the gift of reading. It was an extremely successful book …

Ross Education Hosts Eighth Annual All-Campus Food Drive

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For the eighth year, Ross Medical Education Center’s campuses came together to host a food drive throughout the month of March. The Ross community as a whole is invested in helping out individual communities whenever possible, and the annual food drive is the perfect opportunity for students and staff to make a difference. This year, the campuses worked together to …

Huntsville Campus Collects Bedding for Sleep in Heavenly Peace

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When Huntsville, AL Office Assistant, Andrea Percle-Navarre, came across a story about a local man whose warehouse was broken into and building supplies were stolen, she saw an opportunity for Ross students to get involved. The man, Luke Mickelson, is the founder of Sleep in Heavenly Peace, an organization dedicated to providing children with beds, sheets, and pillows when they …

Davison Campus Hosts Blood Drive

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The Michigan Blood Bus was at the Davison campus on Wednesday, March 27 for the spring blood drive. Blood drives like the ones that Davison staff and students participated in make up 70% of donations that Michigan Blood receives. The Davison campus set out to collect 15 units of blood during the drive and came extremely close with 14 units …

Ross Medical Center in Lansing Hosts Guest Speaker

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Having guest speakers visit a Ross campus is always an honor, especially when those speakers are shedding light upon serious issues that our community is passionate about. Ross students, faculty, and staff are a caring and compassionate group of people, and that’s what makes our community great. In March, Leah Dryer from End Violent Encounters, or EVE, visited the Lansing …

Ross College North Canton Supports Stark County Dog Warden

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During the month of January, Veterinary Technician students at the Ross College North Canton campus showed just how big their hearts are by supporting Stark County Dog Warden. Staff and students came together to collect dog food and other items to help out during the reorganization and renovation process that the Stark County Dog Warden is currently undergoing. Students in …

Students Collect Books for Brighton District Library

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The Ross community has once again shown its enthusiasm for supporting a good cause. Throughout the month of February, the Brighton campus collected books to give to the Friends of the Brighton District Library, a nonprofit organization that supports the Brighton District Library. Almost 100 books were collected by students, staff, and faculty. The donated books spanned many genres, and …

Port Huron Students Honor Heart Health Month with Valentines for Heart Patients

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February is Heart Health Month, and the students at Ross’ Port Huron campus honored the occasion by sharing valentines with local cardiology patients at Cardiology Associates of Port Huron, PC. Katie Feldhouse, Office Manager at Cardiology Associates of Port Huron, PC, shared that the office was excited to pass along the heartfelt valentines to their patients: “We distributed the cards …

Ross Medical in Lansing Hosts Heart Health Guest Speaker

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The Lansing campus had the pleasure of hosting a guest speaker in honor of National Heart Health Month. In February, Judy Nash spoke about women’s heart health and how Ross students can make a difference in the allied health field when it comes to how women’s health is viewed and handled. Nash shared that 400,000 women have heart attacks annually, …

Ross in Saginaw Supports the 1% Veteran Food Pantry

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The Ross community of students, staff, and faculty are a kind and compassionate bunch, as evidenced by the many service projects and volunteer opportunities they routinely take on. Recently, Sarah Deford, who serves as Career Services Student Support Representative at the Saginaw campus, got the word out about an organization she wanted to bring attention to: I Support the 1%. …

Ross Campuses Honor Children’s Dental Health Month

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Every February, Dental Assistant students across many Ross campuses visit their local elementary schools to educate children about dental hygiene. This year marked the 78th occasion of Children’s Dental Health Month, and students from multiple campuses went out to speak to children about the importance of taking care of their teeth. The American Dental Association seeks to raise awareness about …

Fort Wayne Ross Students Volunteer at YWCA of Northeast Indiana

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It’s always wonderful to see Ross students stepping up to volunteer in their communities, and it gives the Ross community as a whole something to be proud of: the compassion, integrity, and kindness shared by its members. Recently, students, staff, and faculty from the Fort Wayne campus volunteered at YWCA of Northeast Indiana to help organize and sort donations. YWCA …

Ross Medical in Port Huron Clips Coupons to Support Troopon

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There has been some extreme couponing happening at the Ross Medical Education Center Port Huron, MI campus. Students, staff, and faculty have been busy collecting newspaper inserts and clipping coupons to send to the Troopons program, which is run by the national Support Our Troops organization. Through the Troopons program, manufacturer coupons for food, household items, hygiene, and baby products …

Ross Medical in Brighton Has a Successful Food Drive for Bountiful Harvest of Brighton

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The January food drive at the Ross Medical Education Center Brighton, MI campus was a great success. All month, the campus collected canned goods for Bountiful Harvest of Brighton, and altogether, five boxes of canned food, from soup to vegetables to tuna, were donated by students and staff. Yvonne Cavalli, founder of Bountiful Harvest of Brighton, says that “By working …

Ross Campuses Celebrate Valentine’s Day by Showing Care and Support for Members of Their Communities

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This Valentine’s Day, Ross Medical Education Center students across four campuses—Bowling Green, Davison, Kalamazoo, and Lansing—created valentines for residents of various assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and rehab centers. The students drew upon the empathy and compassion that is so necessary in the allied health field to make sure the residents of these facilities had a happy Valentine’s Day. In …

Ross Medical in Fort Wayne Welcomes Local Congressman

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It’s always exciting to host a guest on a Ross Medical campus! Recently, Ross Medical Education Center in Fort Wayne, IN had the honor of welcoming Congressman Jim Banks. A veteran and former supply corps officer in the US Navy Reserve, Congressman Banks toured the campus as part of his effort to visit career schools in Fort Wayne. Congressman Banks …