Ross Medical Education Center September 2018 Alumni of the Month Elisabeth Keeley

September 2018 Ross Outstanding Alumni of the Month: Elisabeth Keeley

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Beginning in July 2018, Ross Education, LLC awards one Ross Medical Education Center or Ross College graduate with the Outstanding Alumni of the Month Award. The recipient of the award has set themselves apart by exemplifying the following criteria: Living by Ross Core Values High level of engagement with campus staff and students Contribution to the success of Ross students …

Ross Medical Education Center Muncie Indiana Blood Center Drive

Ross Medical in Muncie Hosts Blood Drive With Indiana Blood Center

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This August, the Ross Medical Education Center Muncie, Indiana campus partnered with Indiana Blood Center to host a community blood drive at their campus. On the big day they worked all morning and into the afternoon and were rewarded with an amazing turnout! Throughout the drive, Indiana Blood Center had three staff members working the Bloodmobile, and the steady flow …

Ross Medical Education Center Kokomo Samaritan Caregivers

Ross Medical in Kokomo Supports Samaritan Caregivers

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Throughout this year the Ross Medical Education Center campus in Kokomo, Indiana has teamed up with a local non-profit called Samaritan Caregivers. Instead of doing just one event with them, the campus has actually come together and has volunteered for three different activities in which they needed assistance. Creating strong local partnerships with meaningful organizations is of the utmost importance …

Ross Medical Education Center Kokomo Gigi Be the Match

Ross Medical in Kokomo Joins Be the Match for Gigi

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Angela Ramirez is an instructor for the Kokomo, Indiana Ross Medical Education Center evening Medical Assistant program. Earlier this summer she explained that her granddaughter was ill. Gianna Grace “Gigi” is a vibrant, spunky, and full of life two year old little girl. Gigi was diagnosed with leukemia on June 7, 2018 and was admitted to Riley Children’s Hospital. On …

Ross Medical Campuses in Indiana & Michigan Support Local EMS

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This spring, staff, faculty, and students from Ross Medical Education Center campuses in Granger, Indiana, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Lafayette, Indiana, Kokomo, Indiana, Portage, Michigan, and Kalamazoo, Michigan joined together to celebrate the 44th annual National EMS Week that is observed from May 20th through the 26th. Each of the six campuses selected emergency services from their local community, and recognized …

Ross Medical Education Center Lafayette DeTrash the Wabash

Ross Medical in Lafayette Helps to DeTrash the Wabash

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Recently, the Ross Medical Education Center campus in Lafayette, Indiana volunteered with the Tippecanoe County Partnership for Water Quality to DeTrash the Wabash! The Ross Lafayette campus chose to spend time picking up trash from areas surrounding the Wabash River alongside 200+ other volunteers from the local community. What makes picking up trash near the Wabash River so important? The …

Ross Medical Education Center Kokomo Walk Against Domestic Violence

Ross Medical in Kokomo Joins Domestic Violence Awareness Walk

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“Not on our Campus, Not in our Community” is a campaign that Indiana University of Kokomo started in partnership with the local efforts of the domestic violence shelter. The shelter is owned and operated by the Family Service Association of Howard County. To support both this organization and this cause, the staff, faculty, and students at Ross Medical Education Center …

Ross Medical Education Center Kokomo American Red Cross Blood Drive

Ross Medical in Kokomo Hosts Blood Drive With American Red Cross

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This spring, students from Ross Medical Education Center in Kokomo, Indiana held their 5th annual blood drive on campus with the American Red Cross. They started off the day with staff making pancakes and turkey bacon for all students. Samantha Rose, Holly Durham, and Yesica Delara-Jimenez are students in the Medical Assistant program that took the lead on the blood …

Ross Medical Education Center Kokomo Food Finders

Ross Medical in Kokomo Supports Neighbors in Need with Food Finders

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Abraham Lincoln once said “To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own.” Oftentimes we get stressed with our own struggles. One way to forget about those struggles is to help serve someone else. That is exactly what the staff, faculty, and students from Ross Medical Education Center in Kokomo, Indiana decided to do this spring. They decided to serve …

Ross Medical Education Center Muncie Animal Shelter Donations and Volunteering

Ross Medical in Muncie Helps Out at Muncie Animal Shelter

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Recently, the Ros​​s​ ​​Medical Education Center campus in Muncie​, Indiana​ collected donations for their local Muncie Animal Shelter. ​The students, faculty, and staff donated collars, leashes, food bowls, cleaning supplies, dog and cat food, kitty litter, and toys for both cats and dogs. The shelter was in need of blankets and towels so the campus stepped up and donated those …

Ross Medical Education Center Lafayette Polar Plunge

Ross Medical in Lafayette Takes Icy Polar Plunge

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During the cold months of the year, the Ross Medical Education Center campus in Lafayette, Indiana decided to do something unique. The staff and faculty challenged the student body to raise funds for the local Polar Plunge. They did this by soliciting sponsors in an effort to raise $500 for the Ross Plunge Team. The team was made up of …

Ross Medical Education Center Kokomo Walk in My Shoes Fundraiser

Ross Medical in Kokomo Joins Walk a Mile in My Shoes

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Recently, students from Ross Medical Education Center campus in Kokomo, Indiana found a unique way to help out in their community. The morning Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration class asked if the campus could participate in the Walk a Mile in My Shoes fundraiser for the Kokomo Rescue Mission. Beth Sallee, Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration student believed …

Ross Medical Education Center Fort Wayne Collects Supplies for Allen County SPCA

Ross Medical in Fort Wayne Supports Allen County SPCA

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The Fort Wayne, Indiana campus of Ross Medical Education Center cares about taking care of their neighbors, even the furry ones! That’s why they decided to host a drive and accept donations throughout the whole month of February for the Allen County SPCA located in Fort Wayne. The staff, faculty, and students in Fort Wayne were enthusiastic about the cause …

Ross Medical Education Center Kokomo Polar Plunge Special Olympics

Ross Medical in Kokomo Takes Polar Plunge to Support Special Olympics

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Staff, students, and faculty from the Ross Medical Education Center Kokomo, Indiana campus works hard to support their community and all of the individuals in it. Each month, they strive to find new organizations and groups to support. The Special Olympics organization transforms lives across the world each and every day through the joy of sport. According to their website, …

Ross Medical Education Center Kokomo Makes Hospice Gowns

Ross Medical in Kokomo Makes Gowns for Hospice Patients

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On Saturday, January 20, 2018 there was a local volunteer event to create hospice gowns for patients that the Ross Medical Education Center campus in Kokomo, Indiana decided to participate in. It was held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Kokomo, Indiana. The group coordinator, Deb, has had this event four …

Ross Medical Education Center Evansville Holiday Community Service

Ross Medical in Evansville Helps Their Community Celebrate the Holidays

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The Ross Medical Education Center Evansville, Indiana campus decided to not participate in just one event during the holiday season, but three. The staff, faculty, and students stayed busy both in the classroom and in serving their community. They began by hosting the Giving Tree Program, then collected a variety of items for local shelter, and finished up the season …

Ross Medical Education Center Granger Angel Tree 2017

Ross Medical in Granger Joins Angel Tree Program

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Every year during the holiday season, each of the Ross Medical Education Center campus locations is overwhelmed by the holiday spirit and generosity of their staff, faculty, and students. This year at Ross Medical Education Center in Granger, Indiana was no different. They had a lot of different ways that they considered making a difference in their community, but none …

Ross Medical Education Center Evansville Thanksgiving Food Drive Lodge Community School

Ross Medical in Evansville Makes Thanksgiving Food Baskets for Families

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Last November, the Evansville, Indiana campus of Ross Medical Education Center held a Thanksgiving food drive. The students brought in a variety of foods that you would typically find on the table on Thanksgiving Day from cranberry sauce to dressing mix. They even included brownie mix and other good sweets. All of the items were then placed into baskets to …