By Public Relations |
March 27, 2007
The local Nursing Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau – NuOmicron Chapter, held their induction ceremony March 25, 2007, at 2 p.m. in the Bethel College Octorium. The NuOmicron Chapter has graduate nurses from Bethel College, Goshen College and St. Mary's College. Nursing alumni, faculty from the three colleges and community members are all part of the organization.
The following 50 students and three community members were inducted:
Bethel College Goshen College
Kristen Bowen Melissa Gephart
Sarah Davis Rosemary Gest
Elizabeth Doorn Kirsten Hartwig
Simeon Heckman Heather Horst
Ruth Johnson Celia Impey-DeLagrange
Sheri Komdeur Naomi Kern
Rachel Marks Sheri Lackey
Venita Massey Laurel Mast
Susan Mierau Erica Nofziger
Beverly Robbins Joel Nofziger
Stephanie Swanson Rachel Nofziger
Sheri Weiss Helen Orvis
Katie Westcomb Miranda Parrish
Larae Woudstra Nathan Picklesimer
Bethel College MSN Christian Reisinger
Janice Eigsti Andrea Shepherd
Karen Rose Rachel Slentz
Barbara White Robin Speed
St. Mary's College Nurse Leaders
Shela Abbott Pam Karsen
Vivian Coney Susan Pierce
Kaitlin Cox Mary Grace Pries
Sara Jane Houberg
Nancy R. Hellyer, BSN, MBA, president and CEO of Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, presented the keynote address. President Brenda Srof from Goshen College led the induction. Vice presidents, Deb Gillum from Bethel College, Annette Peacock-Johnson from St. Mary's College and Elizabeth Gunden, all participated in planning the program. Deans and chairpersons from the three participating colleges, Dr. Ruth Davidhizar from Bethel College, Vicky Kirkton from Goshen College and Dr. Linda Zoeller from St. Mary's College, were all present to congratulate the inductees.
Bethel College is an accredited Christian college of the arts and sciences offering associates, bachelor's and master's degrees in more than 50 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,081 includes students from 34 states and Puerto Rico, 12 countries, more than 25 denominations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. Bethel offers classes at four locations: the Mishawaka campus, the Elkhart Campus and two satellite locations (in Nappanee and in Dowagiac, Mich.). The main Bethel campus is situated on 75 wooded acres in Mishawaka, Ind.
*Editor's note: photos are available on request.
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