Virginia College serves community and celebrates students

Nov 29, 2012

Therapeutic Massage students in Savannah helped relieve aching muscles for runners in the recent Rock and Roll Marathon, rated as one of the top marathon series in the nation with over 17,000 participants this year.

TM Program Director Shannon Canales reports, "Runners waited in line for over an hour to have our students massage them for five to ten minutes and said it was well worth the wait!"

Pictured above, left to right: Robert Lamar (still massaging), Ava Vanhull ( the team's "cheerleader" and Ms. Canales' daughter), student Crystal Montgomery, instructor Dr. Krystal Goodwin, students Lakeisha Butler and Sara Crews, instructor Nathan Nordstrom and students Wendy Crews and Rosa Giles.

Knoxville: The campus recently hosted Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett. He toured the campus and spoke with a number of students and staff members.

Pictured above, left to right: Greg Cox, Marketing Development Manager; Jim Branham, Campus President; Mayor Tim Burchett; Chris Crites, Academic Dean; and Sergio Takahashi, Director of Admissions.

Baton Rouge celebrated its Medical Assistant students during National Medical Assistant Week, October 15-19. Staff and students had a successful week of fun, games, awards, and delicious cake.

Biloxi: Speaking of the Medical Assistant program, Biloxi's Mayor A. J. Holloway visited campus recently and proclaimed October 15-19 as National Medical Assistant Recognition Week in the city of Biloxi.

After a campus tour led by Academic Dean Will Brancamp and the recognition ceremony, the campus's Student Society of American Medical Technologists membership served light refreshments to students, staff members, guests, Campus President Kimberly Nichols and MA Program Director Helen Phillips.