We cleaned out our closets and/or brought in necessities for the annual Winter Essentials drive sponsored by our Student Ambassadors. The Ambassadors took those items to a local non-profit charity organization, We Can Make a Difference, who delivered them to the Siena/Francis House. They estimated that over 150 people were fed and clothed, and provided with a number of essentials needed for everyday life. We Can Make a Difference uploaded photos to their Facebook page. “The pictures don’t do justice,” they said, “as to how… Continue Reading
Dean Meyer would like to encourage all SAHP faculty, staff, and students to attend the NU presidential candidate visits. Hank Bounds, Ph.D., and Michael Martin, Ph.D., two of the four candidates for the position of president of the University of Nebraska, will visit UNMC this Wednesday, December 10, 2014. The times for the two visits are: 10:30 a.m., Sorrell Center, Room 1005: Michael Martin, Ph.D., chancellor of the Colorado State University System. 2:30 p.m., Sorrell Center, Room 1005: Hank Bounds, Ph.D., commissioner of higher education… Continue Reading
Haiti Medical Mission of Wisconsin maintains a clinic in Haiti that serves a needy rural area. The clinic’s modest permanent staff is supplemented by American doctors and support staff who travel to Haiti and donate their services. Faculty interested in this opportunity to provide service in Haiti should contact Carole Wakefield, Executive Director by Email or 608-249-1181.