Ross Medical Education Center Kentwood School Supply Santa Drive

Ross Medical in Kentwood Joins 3rd Annual School Supply Santa Drive

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Ross Medical Education Center’s Kentwood, Michigan campus held its Third Annual School Supply Santa Drive this past August. In preparation for the new school year to begin, they began collecting items at the beginning weeks of the month of August. In that time, they were able to collect over 1500 items to contribute to the drive, combining their efforts to …

Ross Medical Education Center Supports KIPP Houston After Hurricane Harvey

Ross Campuses Come Together to Support KIPP Houston in Hurricane Harvey’s Wake

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In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, as the news was filled with the devastation experienced by those in and around Houston, Ross Medical Education Center and Ross College campuses were overwhelmed by students and staff asking how Ross could help. One of the things that has always set Ross apart is the generosity and compassion of the staff, faculty, and …

Ross Medical Education Center Kentwood Takes Part in Local Career Fair

Ross Medical in Kentwood Joins Local Career Fair

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This February the Kentwood, Michigan campus of Ross Medical Education Center was invited to present at a career fair at Crossroads Alternative High School. Ross joined a number of other higher education facilities, such as Baker College, Grand Rapids Community College, and Davenport University, in the opportunity to speak to students about their futures. Lori Davis, a Career Development Representative …

Ross Medical Education Center Kentwood Be the Match

Ross Medical in Kentwood Welcomes Be the Match

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At Ross Medical Education Center in Kentwood, Michigan, the determination to be involved in the community by students, staff, and faculty is always evident. All across the campus, it’s consistently easy to find a variety of activities uniting the staff, students and faculty with their neighbors around them. Whether the focus is to fight against hunger, cancer or other diseases, …

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Ross Medical Kentwood & Grand Rapids North Walk for Juvenile Diabetes Research

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This fall, two Ross Medical Education Center campuses teamed up to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to help find a cure for juvenile diabetes. The Ross campus in Grand Rapids and the nearby Ross campus in Kentwood, Michigan came together for some fun and to help out a great cause. Each year, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation hosts a …

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Ross Medical Roosevelt Park, Kentwood, & Grand Rapids Team Up to Support Helen DeVos P.O.R.T.

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September was Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This is a month that is very near and dear to Campus Director Lisa Picard and Career Services Student Services Representative Amanda Holman from Ross Medical Education Center in Roosevelt Park, Michigan as both of them have been personally affected by the devastation that is felt as a family member during the time of …

Ross Medical Education Center Kentwood Pharmacy Technician Graduate Spotlight Desi Coleman

Pharmacy Technician Graduate Spotlight: Desiree Coleman

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At Ross, many students come to our schools to change their futures and the futures of their families. They discover that there are things they can do that they never had dreamed possible, and they achieve great things. Many of our students also encounter tough circumstances and overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles on their way to success. However, some students turn …

Ross Medical Education Center Davison Kentwood Michigan Blood Be The Match Golf Outing Fundraiser Award

Ross Medical Honored By Be the Match at Michigan Blood

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Each and every Ross Medical Education Center campus works hard to be contribute to their community and to build partnerships with local organizations that are striving to do the same. Many campuses across the state of Michigan have consistently partnered with Michigan Blood through blood drives at the campus as well as through their Be the Match program. This year, …

Ross Campuses in Roosevelt Park and Kentwood Raise Awareness for Childhood Cancer

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September’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month was observed in a big way by the staff, students, and faculty at the Roosevelt Park campus of Ross Medical Education Center. To make the impact even larger, they joined the Ross Kentwood campus in a huge kickoff to the month-long events that culminated on September 30th at the end of the toy drive. Childhood …

Ross Medical Education Center Kentwood Connie Ortiz Graduate Spotlight

Graduate Spotlight: Connie Ortiz

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Connie Ortiz came to Ross Medical Education Center in Kentwood after she had worked in the automotive industry for 15 years. When they closed the plant that she was working at to move overseas, she wasn’t sure how she was going to make ends meet. As the single mother of three children, she knew that she had to think of …

Ross Medical Education Center Kentwood Feeding America March 2015

Kentwood Helps Feed America

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The Ross Medical Education Center in Kentwood once again held their annual food drive this March. This year they focused all of their attention on helping to support the efforts of Feeding America. The staff, students, and faculty at Ross were very motivated to help, especially as they learned more about the magnitude of the program and the incredible need …

Employer Spotlight ChiroHealth Rockford

Employer Spotlight: ChiroHealth Rockford

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The Ross Medical Education Center campus in Kentwood has enjoyed a partnership with ChiroHealth Rockford in Rockford, MI as an externship site and graduate employer for their Medical Assistant students. In addition to offering chiropractic care, the office has many other wellness and nutrition programs. They offer a comprehensive look at healthcare, making them a very exciting place to work …

Employer Spotlight MapleCreek

Employer Spotlight: MapleCreek

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The Ross Medical Education Center campus in Kentwood (Grand Rapids area) has had the great pleasure of sending externship students and graduates to MapleCreek Senior Living Community in Grand Rapids for the last three years. The campus frequently sends students from both the Medical Assistant and Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration programs. The community offers to residents everything from …

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Grand Rapids Donates to Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

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Over the holidays, the Ross Medical Education Center campus in Grand Rapids joined the corporate office in Grand Rapids to host a drive in order to raise donations for Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. When Andrea Heckenmueller, Campus Director, spoke with representatives from the hospital, they expressed that they really needed items for their “poke box.” The representative explained that when …

Employer Spotlight Mel Trotter Ministries

Employer Spotlight: Mel Trotter Ministries

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The Ross Medical Education Center campus in Grand Rapids has enjoyed sending externship students to Mel Trotter Ministries for several years. Mel Trotter does amazing work in the community, touching the lives of many that would otherwise be looked over. Students that do their externship with them have a fantastic experience and get the unique opportunity to be a part …

Grand Rapids Joins Mel Trotter to Feed Neighbors

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From November 10th through the 23rd, Ross Medical Education Center Corporate Office in Grand Rapids teamed up with the campus in Grand Rapids to participate in the Annual Mel Trotter Ministries Brown Bag Food Drive. This was a great opportunity for the two Ross locations to help provide food for their local Grand Rapids neighbors around the holiday season. “We …

Employer Spotlight: Mercy Health

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Ross Medical Education Center campuses in Grand Rapids and Roosevelt Park have enjoyed a partnership with Mercy Health for several years. Students have completed their externships and many graduates have secured positions at both their Grand Rapids and Muskegon locations. As part of one of the largest hospital networks in the area, Ross students and graduates get incredible experience at …

Ross Medical Education Center Kentwood Kids Food Basket

Kentwood Fills “Sack Suppers” for Local Kids

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This fall, as many were gearing up to go back to school, Ross Medical Education Center in Kentwood held a drive collecting juice boxes and granola bars for Kids’ Food Basket (KFB). KFB is the largest organization of its kind in West Michigan. According to their website, in the last decade, they have grown from providing 125 children with “Sack …