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 …

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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 …

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Portage Joins Be the Match Registry

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This fall, the Ross Medical Education Center campus in Portage once again welcomed Michigan Blood to talk about Bone Marrow Donation and the “Be The Match” Registry. This is second annual event of its kind that the Portage campus has hosted. Ryan Heinhuis, a Stem Cell Recruitment Specialist from Michigan Blood, took the time to talk to each of the …

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Portage Collects Clothes for a Cause

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This month, the Ross Medical Education Center campus in Portage held a clothing drive called Clothes for a Cause. The goal of the students, staff, and faculty was to spread warmth to their community this holiday season. The drive was held as one of the activities on the campus this holiday season as everyone looks forward to the time off …

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Portage Joins Loaves & Fishes to Feed Kalamazoo

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The students, staff, and faculty of Ross Medical Education Center Portage campus recently held a food drive to benefit the local Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes. By the end of the drive, they had collected over 400 canned food items. Loaves and Fishes is a volunteer-run local food bank the Portage campus has been collaborating with regularly since 2009 to give …

Ross Medical Education Center Employer Spotlight Kalamazoo Opthalmology

Employer Spotlight: Kalamazoo Ophthalmology, PC

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Ross Medical Education Center in Portage has enjoyed a partnership with Kalamazoo Ophthalmology, PC for externs and graduates. The facility has been in the community since 1972. From that time, their physician-surgeons, optometrists, and highly qualified support staff members have been providing the best of care to their patients in Southwest Michigan. They use the most modern surgical techniques and …

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Graduate Spotlight: Tia Evans

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Tia Evans is a single mother of five children ranging in age from 7 to 14. Before she began at Ross Medical Education Center, she was working at the Dairy Queen in Battle Creek, where she had been for 17 years. In 2005, she decided to attend Kellogg Community College to study criminal justice in hopes of becoming a criminologist. …

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Portage Adopts a Platoon

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This month, Ross Medical Education Center in Portage, MI adopted a platoon. During the first two weeks of August, the staff, faculty, and students at the Portage campus collected five boxes filled with books, games, dry goods, and various other products to be shipped to a currently deployed platoon. Now stationed in Afghanistan, this Army platoon has been through multiple …

Deck The Halls & Post On Walls 2013 Comes to an End!

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This year we experienced one of the best Deck The Halls & Post On Walls – Holiday Scavenger Hunt events to date! Over 500 students participated and many completed all 5 challenges!

Ross Launches Annual Holiday Scavenger Hunt

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In 2010, Ross Medical Education Center joined Facebook. When December 2011 came around we realized Facebook would be a great way to keep in touch with our students while they were on Holiday break.

Portage Hosts Healthy Kids Day!

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More than 100 kids and their parents visited Ross Medical Education Center in Portage on July 28 for “Healthy Kids Day,” an event designed to encourage children to adopt healthy habits and stay fit. Ross students and staff hosted a variety of educational activities and invited the Portage Police and Fire Department and Life EMS Ambulance to join in, too. Kids got to play …