College of Allied Health Professions

Candygram Valentines benefit Ronald McDonald House

In February, the CAHP Employee Wellness Committee encouraged everyone to “spread love and gratitude” with a thank-you candygram on Valentine’s Day. Recipients received a carnation, small bag of candy, and a thank-you from the sender, but the event was also a fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House. The committee delivered 50 candygrams in Kearney and 118 in Omaha, and they donated $388 to the Ronald… Continue Reading

Tower Trek Triumph

What has 40 floors (870 steps) and shoots 633 feet into the Omaha sky? It’s the First National Bank building, and the home of the annual Trek Up the Tower event, which supports WELLCOM, a nonprofit organization dedicated to worksite wellness. Saturday, February 17, 2018, marked another triumph for our CAHP 14-person tower trekking team. “I’m so pleased we had so many members of the… Continue Reading

PA program launches drive to help homeless veterans

The College of Allied Health Professions’ Physician Assistant Program is asking for donations of basic hygiene items, including toiletries, such as soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes and deodorant, and seasonal clothing, such as hats, glove, mittens and scarves. The donations can be dropped off at a bin on the fourth floor of Bennett Hall, or departments can coordinate collections and contact Fran Higgins to pick up… Continue Reading