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DECEMBER 1 INSIDE MERCY COLLEGE
The deadline to submit entries for the December 1, 2014 Inside Mercy College is Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 5pm to allow adequate preparation time prior to the Thanksgiving break. Thank you for your cooperation. 
 
MAKE YOUR OWN SCENTED PLAY DOUGH FOR STRESS REDUCTION
Active Minds is changing its name to Campus Wellness and they are holding a stress reduction activity on November 17th in the third floor lounge from 12-1pm. You will be able to make your own aromatherapy play dough stress ball. We will have lavender, peppermint and lemon oil for you to try. The dough will already be made for you and you will get to add the scent. Hope to see you there!
 
PLEASE JOIN US FOR A GSA EVENT, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24TH - FLYER
On Monday, November 24th, from 12-1pm, in room 3302, The Gay Straight Alliance is hosting Rob Salem, J.D. and UT Law Clinic professor. Rob will be addressing "Bullying and the LQBTQ community." Rob will cover the devastating consequences of bullying and how you can help. Rob has lectured all over the country on this topic and we are honored to have him as a guest speaker at Mercy. Pizza will be sold at this event for $1.50 a slice to raise money for the Trevor Project, an organization that provides emergency guidance to suicidal LGBTQ teens.
 
FEDERAL WORK STUDY JOB OPPORTUNITY - NURSING SKILLS LAB
The Toledo Campus Nursing Skills Lab is currently looking to fill vacant federal work study job positions. You must have completed the first two nursing courses in your program of study to be eligible to apply. If you are interested, please submit a resume and complete a job application in the financial aid office. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm. You can also contact the financial aid office by email: financialaid@mercycollege.edu
 
FEDERAL WORK STUDY COMMUNITY SERVICE JOB OPPORTUNITY
We currently have an off campus community service federal work study job opening. The position is every Tuesday and Thursday from approximately 3-7 pm. The hours can be adjusted slightly if necessary. The job is very close to campus – located at the First Alliance Church on Monroe Street.
Position Title: Coach
Department/Agency: ASK Program (Toledo Urban Impact)
Purpose of job: tutoring/mentoring 4th-8th grade students primarily in reading & math
Average number of hours per week each student will work: 8 hrs
Job qualifications: computer skills, ability to work w/children, must pass background check
If you are interested, please contact the financial aid office to complete a work study job application and provide an updated resume. You can stop by the office Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm or email us at: financialaid@mercycollege.edu
 
ATTENTION: STUDENTS INTERESTED IN HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION AND/OR MEDICAL IMAGING
Mercy College’s Health Care Administration and Medical Imaging programs will each hold a virtual open house on Tuesday, November 25. The Health Care Administration virtual open house will be held at 7pm (EST) and the Medical Imaging virtual open house will be held at 8pm (EST). Students are encouraged to take the opportunity to learn more about each program by logging on during the virtual open house.
More information for Health Care Administration is HERE.
More information for Medical Imaging is HERE.
 
WALK THE LABYRINTH!
The labyrinth will be in St. Joseph Chapel on November 19 and 20. Please "take a walk!" It is a wonderful way to focus and slow down in our hectic lives. Materials are provided (guides for walking, displays, prayer helps, articles) to help you on your journey! Sister Sally challenges you to walk this peaceful way. If you haven't walked the Labyrinth yet, now is your chance!

HAVE YOU BROUGHT IN SOME CANNED GOODS??
November 3-25, 2014

Our Holiday Collection is underway! The Assumption Outreach Center, located at 219 Page Street, is in need of mac and cheese, peanut butter, tuna fish, canned meats, vegetables, crackers, soups, boxed potatoes, cereal, spaghetti and spaghetti sauce. Another item that cannot be bought with food stamps is toilet paper. So toilet paper is especially appreciated!
Let's see what we can do to live our mission of helping the poor and underserved.
Collection locations are in the 3rd floor Jefferson Lobby, Madison Lobby, and 5th floor Madison reception area. Let us fight hunger together!
 
SPRING 2015 IMPORTANT REGISTRATION DATES
Reminder:
Reserved courses with available seats for Spring 2015 will open at noon on December 1, 2014.
Nursing clinicals for Spring 2015 will close on December 5, 2014 at 9am. If you are not registered for your nursing clinical by 9am on December 5, you will have to obtain a signature from your Program Chair to register for a clinical for the Spring 2015 semester.
 
REMINDER: IMPORTANT UPDATES FOR BSN PRE-LICENSURE PROGRAM
Applications for the BSN Pre-Licensure program nursing classes are now being accepted for the May 2015 start. The application form is available on the Mercy College website here or in the office of the Nursing Advisor.  Seats will be held for current Mercy College of Ohio students who return an application before February 1, 2015.  Students must meet all criteria for admission. Please contact Valerie Pauli, BSN Program Chair, with questions at 419-251-1459 or Deb Crowl, Nursing Advisor, at 419-251-1727.  Please note, at this point in time admission into the nursing coursework portion of the program will be once a year and begin in the Summer Semester.  Please review the complete program of study on the Mercy College website here or access the printable curriculum here. Questions may also be submitted here.

REMINDER: ATTENTION PRE-ASN NURSING STUDENTS – APPLY NOW FOR FALL 2015
Students completing their pre-requisites for ASN programs can now apply through the Student Records office. Please complete the form "Candidacy for Program of Study" and submit to your Nursing Advisor. Each ASN nursing program will continue to take applications from current and new students until seats are taken, or up to August 1, 2015.
 

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