|INSIDE MERCY COLLEGE - Student Weekly Email - April13, 2015|
COMMENCEMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS - PICK-UP NOTICE FOR TOLEDO CAMPUS GRADUATES ONLY
Graduation announcements are available in the 2nd Floor Clothing Office.
Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 -5:00 p.m.
If you are ordering ten (10) announcements or less, please pay with cash or check.
IF YOU STRUGGLE WITH CONFIDENCE
From Wendy Nathan - Do you ever struggle with confidence? Or, failure anxiety? One of my students follows a blogger named Mark Mason. He is quite wise. I am sharing with you one of his blogs called "The Confidence Conundrum" because it's one of those things that can have a meaningful impact on our lives once we "get it." He drives his point home at the end, so keep with it. It won't take up but 3 minutes, but it will be worth our time. Click here to read the post.
FREE MASSAGE AND REFLEXOLOGY FOR STUDENTS
Each semester Campus Counseling provides a wellness program called "Ahhh Day." It is a day of free massage and reflexology provided by licensed professionals. Ahhh Day is April 20th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Fitness Room on the 4th floor of Madison. Each session is 15 minutes. Sign-up on the door of the student lounge to ensure you have a spot. Please show up a little early. If you fail to show up or come late, you will lose your slot. If you forget to sign-up, still come, as we can squeeze you in. You have worked hard all semester, and deserve some pampering! Questions? Call Wendy Nathan, Director of Counseling at 419-251-1454.
NURSING STUDENTS HONORED BY NONA
Mercy College nursing students were honored April 6th at the Northwest Ohio Nurses Association (NONA) Spring Awards Banquet. Students were nominated by faculty to recognize excellence in nursing practice and leadership. Each student received a plaque about their award, a copy of Florence Nightingale’s Note on Nursing, and a small monetary award. This year’s honorees included: Kenton Dial, Mercy College of Ohio Associate Degree program; Julie Stachowiak, Mercy College of Ohio Bachelor of Science in Nursing program; Keith Genet, Mercy College of Ohio RN-to-BSN program.
Congratulations to these outstanding nursing students!
AAMN (Men in Nursing) is sponsoring a gently used or new toy drive. These toys will be going to Belize or Jamaica as Prof. Gail's husband and others are in the process of building and stocking resource centers for the children in these areas. We are in need of children's books, toys, puzzles, VHS tapes (PG Level), and sports equipment. There will be boxes labeled throughout the college marked TOYS! Please consider bringing in what you can! We will wash them and sort them....SPRING is here, time to clean and toss some things our way! Thanks MERCY family!
STUDENT WORKER JOB OPENINGS
Mercy College currently has Federal Student Work Study job openings for the Toledo Campus. If you are interested in applying, please bring your resume to the financial aid office and complete a job application. Please note you must have a FAFSA on file and demonstrate financial need in order to qualify. Positions are available in multiple areas and we anticipate additional openings starting summer term. If you have any questions, please contact the financial aid office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (419) 251-1219.
This is to remind you that if you have not already applied for federal student aid for the 2015-2016 school year, you can do so now using FAFSA on the Web. Go to www.fafsa.gov, select "Login" to log in and you will be given the option to complete a FAFSA Renewal that has much of your application data from last year. If you have any questions, please contact the financial aid office at email@example.com or (419) 251-1219.
MASS ON TUESDAY
April 14, 2015, 12:15 p.m., St. Joseph Chapel
The last College Mass of the academic year will be offered on Tuesday. Come and join us in praying for the needs of our students, faculty and staff. Father Bob Wilhelm will be the celebrant. All are welcome!
WEAR BLUE DAY - A SUCCESS!
Thank you to all who participated in Wear BLUE Day. Mercy College surely shows that it supports child abuse awareness. Click here to view the pictures.
A.L.I.C.E. TRAINING - FLYER
The Mercy Public Safety Department is hosting a series of A.L.I.C.E. based forums to provide information, awareness and training for employees and students in the event of an incident involving an armed individual.
A.L.I.C.E. is a set of proactive strategies that increase chances of survival during an armed intruder event. While no one can guarantee “no causalities or injuries”, passing on knowledge will empower people with options of survival.
The class is a PowerPoint based presentation with several interactive exercises to reinforce the principles of the A.L.I.C.E. program. For upcoming Mercy College campus dates and registration click here.
ALERT: Ensure co-workers know of the situation and call 911
LOCKDOWN: Lock doors to provide a time barrier
INFORM: Keep police up to date on the persons location and actions
COUNTER: Interrupt the physical activities of the person
EVACUATE: Leave the area as fast as possible if the opportunity presents itself
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