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News from Lubbock, Macon, Savannah, Biloxi, Richmond and Columbia campuses

Jun 24, 2014

News from Lubbock, Macon, Savannah, Biloxi, Richmond and Columbia campuses

Faculty, staff and students from Virginia College in Lubbock recently participated in the American Cancer Society's annual Relay for Life.  Cosmetology students worked hard to make the event fun and memorable by creating the theme, "Color out Cancer." It was a fun a night for a great cause and Virginia College in Lubbock was proud to be part of it!

News from Lubbock, Macon, Savannah, Biloxi, Richmond and Columbia campuses

In Macon, the Career Services team, program directors and Student Services staff sponsored a luncheon for unplaced graduates. President Sutton motivated students to continue their job search efforts, program directors shared experiences and ideas on how to improve their job search efforts and Career Services provided job listings and helpful information about applying.

During the event, students shared their job search challenges and some requested additional assistance to improve interview skills.

In Savannah, Surgical Technology student Edith Park won a National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) scholarship for 2014.

Ms. Park, who maintains a 3.95 GPA, was one of 10 recipients of this prestigious scholarship from 87 applicants. Recipients were awarded scholarships in the amount of $500 to use toward their educational goals in the surgical technology or surgical first assisting professions.

Outside of the classroom, Ms. Park is involved in the Georgia State Assembly of the Association of Surgical Technologists (AST) and loves to write articles about the constantly-changing medical industry.

Take a look at a photo album from Biloxi's recent Family Fun Day.

In Richmond, Medical Assisting Coordinator Marchelle Ayers and some of her students recently appeared on a local radio show and discussed Virginia College and the MA Club's community service projects.

Take a listen.

News from Lubbock, Macon, Savannah, Biloxi, Richmond and Columbia campuses

Finally, in Columbia, Campus President Nick Foong (post-rotator cuff surgery) and an injured colleague realize how lucky they are to be surrounded by medical professionals on campus.