Cox College’s ambassadors are student leaders who provide mentorship, foster community enrichment, and help advance the goals of our organization. Ambassadors often assist with our alumni dinner, commencement, and other recruitment events and volunteer opportunities.   Hello, my name is Mercedes Lair. I am one of the Student Ambassadors for the Medical Assisting Program at…

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Story by Dr. Anna Quigg Jordan Valley Community Health Center (JVCHC) approaches patient care using an integrated care model. Dr. Barbara Wachtel-Nash, Psy.D., JVCHC’s Director of Behavioral Health Integration, through her clinical experience and previous collaboration with occupational therapists (OTs), recognized the value of adding occupational therapy services to the JVCHC integrated care team in…

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Cox College’s ambassadors are student leaders who provide mentorship, foster community enrichment, and help advance the goals of our organization. Ambassadors often assist with our alumni dinner, volunteer opportunities, commencement, and recruitment events.   Hello, my name is Shelly Bassham.  I am one of the Student Ambassadors for the ASN program here at Cox College. …

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Article By Mallory Lawson, Cox College Dietetic Intern On average, Americans consume 160 grams (40 teaspoons) of sugar per day. Even if you don’t have a sweet tooth, you may be consuming more sugar than you realize. Various foods contain sugar; it may be added to the food in processing or naturally occurring in whole…

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Cox College’s ambassadors are student leaders who provide mentorship, foster community enrichment, and help advance the goals of our organization. Ambassadors often assist with our alumni dinner, volunteer opportunities, commencement, and recruitment events.   Hello, my name is Ashton Hedgepeth! I am one of the ambassadors for Cox College from the BSN Entry program. I…

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  Cox College’s ambassadors are student leaders who provide mentorship, foster community enrichment, and help advance the goals of our organization. Ambassadors often assist with our alumni dinner, volunteer opportunities, commencement, and recruitment events. We can’t wait to introduce you to all of our ambassadors!   My name is Sarah Rinaldi, I’m a Springfield native,…

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Jeff Clinkenbeard has written, produced, and directed a wide range of projects including:   Springfield Missouri’s entry in the Simpson’s Movie Premiere Contest Ripple, starring Marcia Cross & Anthony Michael Hall, a short film which screened at the Sundance Film Festival Brotherly LoveS, the New York premiere production of Elysabeth Kleinhans’ Animated Theaterworks The Coils of…

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Story by Kyle DeVries In 2015, Kallie Campbell graduated from Cox College’s ASN program, ready and eager to enter workforce in constant need of dedicated, caring professionals. She spent the first couple of years serving the patients in the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) and Cardiac Arrest Unit at Cox South before ultimately moving to the Cardiovascular Catheterization…

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Part one of this four part “Why I became a nurse” mini-series begins with Alisa Melugin. “The reason I chose to go into nursing is because I am a proud cancer survivor. Being only six years old when I was diagnosed, I spent a lot of time in the hospital receiving treatment. I’ll never forget the nurses…

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In 1960, the class motto for the Burge Hospital School of Nursing was “Have pin will travel”. I have lived this motto throughout the course of the nearly 60 years I have spent in the nursing field. Nursing has taken me across the country more than once, both vocationally and as I completed my studies.…

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