Ross Medical Education Center Portage Pig Out at Public Safety Event

Ross Medical in Portage Donates School Supplies for Pig Out at Public Safety Event

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The Ross Medical Education Center Portage, Michigan campus recently collected school items to assist the Portage Police Department in the “Pig Out at Public Safety” back to school event. During Pig Out at Public Safety, the Portage Police Department invited anyone from the community to come and enjoy a pig roast, visit with local fire, police, and emergency workers, explore …

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 Kalamazoo Portage Walk About Talk About Autism

Ross Medical in Kalamazoo & Portage Join Walk About Talk About Autism Event

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Staff, faculty, and students from Ross Medical Education Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan and Portage, Michigan set Autism Awareness as their focus for the month of April. Kalamazoo and Portage organized students and staff to participate in the annual “Walk About, Talk About Autism” event which was located at the Portage Celery Flats. The student area was decorated with blue puzzle …

Ross Medical Education Center Portage and Kalamazoo Run to End Homelessness

Ross Medical Education Center in Kalamazoo & Portage Run to End Homelessness

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Despite the rainy weather this spring, staff and students from Ross Medical Education Center campuses in Kalamazoo, Michigan and Portage, Michigan combined efforts and made their way to Homer-Stryker Field in Kalamazoo to help raise money for the homeless. Organizers raised more than $50,000 to help Housing Resources Incorporated, an organization that helps those in need afford housing and avoid …

Ross Medical Education Center Portage Community Center Hygiene Drive

Ross Medical in Portage Hosts Hygiene Hustle

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At Ross Medical Education Center in Portage, Michigan, the staff, faculty, and students have been doing the hustle… the hygiene hustle! They know that February is the “month of love” and many are focused on those they care for most. Therefore, in keeping with the spirit of the season, everyone at the campus decided to take the time to show …

Ross Medical Education Center Portage Socks From Santa

Ross Medical in Portage Donates Socks From Santa

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During the month of November, Ross Medical Education Center in Portage, Michigan hosted a community service project called Socks from Santa. This event was inspired, organized, and led by Melinda Seeger, Instructor in the Portage Pharmacy Technician program. When asked why she chose this event, her answer was quite simple. Melinda shared that she regularly heads into nearby downtown Kalamazoo, …

ross medical education center portage kalamazoo making strides against breast cancer

Ross Medical in Kalamazoo & Portage Team Up Against Breast Cancer

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For some of our campuses, the opportunity exists to join together with other local Ross Medical Education Center locations to increase the positive impact on the surrounding communities. For our Ross campus in Kalamazoo, Michigan and our other Ross campus in Portage, Michigan, a joint event is something to look forward to. The Kalamazoo campus is one of the newest …

ross medical education center portage helps teddy bear posse

Ross Medical in Portage Contributes to the Teddy Bear Posse for Local Children

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This fall, while many were getting ready to head back to school, buying school supplies, filling backpacks, and getting back to that early bedtime, the Ross Medical Education Center Portage, Michigan campus was hard at work. The staff, faculty, and students in Portage worked together to host a teddy bear drive during the month of September. They brought in all …

Ross Medical Education Center Portage Medical Assistant Graduate Spotlight Contrina White

Ross Medical Assistant Graduate Spotlight: Contrina White

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Each Ross Medical student and graduate has an inspiring story to tell of hard work and a passion for healthcare. However, some of those students and graduates are nominated by an instructor or staff member to receive the annual Michigan Association of Career Colleges and Schools (MACCS) award. These students are those that stand out because of their hard work, …

Roosevelt Park Ross Medical Education Center Autism Speaker

Ross Medical in Roosevelt Park & Portage Raise Autism Awareness

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As a part of the healthcare community, Ross Medical Education Center campuses are always excited to help raise awareness for various populations and health research. Each year, April is recognized as Autism Awareness Month and many campuses join in the venture to promote autism awareness in their personal and professional lives and spheres of influence. One way that our Ross …

Ross Medical Education Center Portage Offering Pharmacy Technician Training Program

Pharmacy Technician Training Now in Portage

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Each time a new Ross Medical Education Center campus opens, or an existing campus gets a new program, it is very exciting for the Ross community as well as the community the campus is able to serve. Recently, the Ross campus in Portage, Michigan was able to open a brand new program to serve their future students and their community …

Ross Medical Education Center Portage Dental Assistant Visit to Curious Kids

Dental Assistant Students from Portage and Muncie Promote Dental Health

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It’s always an exciting time for a Ross Medical Education Center Dental Assistant program student to get to visit a local daycare, preschool, or elementary school to teach the children there about good dental hygiene. Recently, the Dental Assistant students from both the Portage, Michigan campus and the Muncie, Indiana campus have had the opportunity to do just that! Portage …

Ross Medical Education Center Portage Bronson Methodist Hospital Book Magazine Drive

Ross in Portage Holds Drive for Bronson Methodist Hospital

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During the month of September, the Ross Medical Education Center campus in Portage, Michigan held a book and magazine drive for Bronson Methodist Hospital. By the end of drive, Ross students, staff, and faculty were able to donate 377 books and magazines. All of the donations will go directly to Bronson’s main campus in Kalamazoo for distribution to patients and …

Ross Medical Education Center Portage Kalamazoo Autism Society Walk

Portage Walks to Encourage Autism Awareness

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For the first time in the history of the Ross Medical Education Center campus in Portage, the staff, faculty, students, and their families participated in the Autism Walk at Celery Flats. All involved were very excited to participate and support those that live with autism. It was a beautiful day and they enjoyed walking three and a half miles as …

Ross Medical Education Center Student Appreciation Month

Ross Campuses Celebrate Student Appreciation Month

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Now that June is over, it’s time to reflect on what a great Student Appreciation Month was had for everyone at Ross Medical Education Center campuses! Faculty and staff at each campus strives to show their students how appreciated they are all year, but the month of June is a special one! Many of the campuses held special fun activities …

Employer Spotlight Progressive Alternatives

Employer Spotlight: Progressive Alternatives

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For the past four years, the Ross Medical Education Center campus in Portage has enjoyed their partnership with Progressive Alternatives in Kalamazoo. Progressive Alternatives serves individuals from many walks of life that have experienced traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and orthopedic traumas. The campus regularly sends students from both the Medical Assistant and Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration …

Employer Spotlight Portage Mansion Street Womens Health

Employer Spotlight: Mansion Street Women’s Health

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The Ross Medical Education Center campus in Portage has enjoyed having the opportunity to send externship students from the Medical Assistant program to Mansion Street Women’s Health. The students love working in this friendly, fast-paced office. With their top of the line equipment and caring, qualified staff, the office is an ideal externship site. Students consistently want to be placed …

Ross Medical Education Center Graduate Spotlight Lydia McGrone

Graduate Spotlight: Lydia McGrone

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Many Ross Medical Education Center students know that it takes courage to do the hard work of school while balancing family and work on top of it. One Dental Assistant student in Portage, Lydia McGrone, has proven that she can do whatever she sets her mind to. When Lydia first started at Ross, it presented a lot of challenges for …

Ross Medical Education Center Portage Valentines for Vets

Portage Gives Valentines to Vets

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For the second year in a row, the Ross Medical Education Center campus in Portage held a Valentines for Vets event. Students from the Medical Assistant, Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration, Dental Assistant, and Veterinary Assistant programs made 100 Valentine’s Day cards by hand for veterans this February. Once all of the cards were completed, they were then delivered …