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Cox College Chronicle | October 2021

Whether you were handing out candy or accompanying the kids across the neighborhood, we hope you had a fun and safe Halloween weekend. Students and faculty from our Occupational Therapy Department took the Halloween festivities to the next level! Check out these great costumes! RN-BSN Tuition Assistance Program A fantastic opportunity has become available for…

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Cox College Chronicle | September 2021

Donation from Dr. Anne Brett Cox College recently received a very generous donation of $50,000 from its former President, Dr. Anne Brett. These funds are earmarked for faculty innovation to ultimately improve the learning experience for our educators and students. When Dr. Brett took over the role of President at Cox College in 2007, enrollment…

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Cox College Chronicle | August 2021

August is always one of the most exciting times of the year at Cox College. We’ve missed seeing our students and faculty over the summer, and we’re welcoming some new faces too! August symbolizes a reconnection, but it also means a new beginning and a fresh start. We hope this semester is full of personal…

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Cox College Chronicle | July 2021

We know you’re tired of hearing about Covid-19, but we cannot ignore what’s happening in our community. If you have not been vaccinated against Covid-19, it’s time to strongly consider doing so. According to CoxHealth Corporate Communications, as of July 29, CoxHealth has 166 Covid-19 positive inpatients and 39 of those people are under 50…

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Cox College Chronicle | June 2021

Ken Meyer retirement Ken Meyer is retiring from his position on Cox College’s Board of Directors after many years of service.  Ken is the Founder and former CEO of Meyer Communications in Springfield, Missouri. Pictured below is Ken Meyer with Cox College President, Dr. Amy DeMelo, Cox College Board Chair, Dr. Bob Lunn, and President…

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Spring 2021 Dean’s List

In recognition of outstanding scholastic achievement, the following undergraduate students were placed on the Dean’s List for the Spring 2021 semester. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students had to complete at least 8 credit hours at Cox College and earn a 3.50 GPA or greater. Congratulations from the staff and faculty of Cox…

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Cox College Chronicle | June 2021

Spring Commencement  Another successful graduation is in the books, and the next group of health care professionals are headed into the field. We had 203 students graduate this spring, and we sent them off with a memorable virtual graduation experience.  The graduates were showered with congratulations, as the Facebook video received over 500 comments from…

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Cox College Chronicle | April 2021

“April showers bring May flowers” is a common phrase that’s often expressed this time of year. The frequent rainstorms are becoming a bit old, and we’re all ready for flowers and warm weather. However, we couldn’t have the beautiful flowers of May without the rain that April brought beforehand.  One could say the same about…

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Changing the Course

Not everyone is cut out to be a nurse. It takes a special kind of person—someone with an uncommon desire to help others. Nurses often feel called to their profession, and sometimes one’s calling is revealed to them when they least expect it. Oluwatoyin Ade Awopetu was born in Lagos, Nigeria. Her childhood presented challenges…

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Cox College Chronicle | March 2021

It was a busy month at Cox College! Let’s recap March.  Virtual Commencement We would love to be celebrating with our graduates in person together, but Cox College will be conducting spring commencement virtually again this semester. In accordance with local and CDC guidelines, we have decided a virtual graduation is in the best interest…

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