November 9, 2021
News from Academic Affairs
- Academic Affairs is charged with reviewing all academic policies this year, and Dr. Quentin Moore is coordinating the effort with relevant committees. Any recommendations to change policy should be completed by March at the latest. Faculty Qualifications, Professional Development, Evaluation, Rank, Emeritus Status, Contracts and Grievance will all be reviewed.
- Nursing is working on preparations for changes to the NCLEX test in a couple of years, and the resulting impact on how we deliver relevant information in the curriculum. It is a big job, and early preparation is key. Thanks to the team in Nursing for getting on this early.
- National Radiologic Technology Week is celebrated annually to recognize the vital work of R.T.s across the nation. The celebration takes place during the week of Nov. 8 to commemorate the discovery of the x-ray by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen on Nov. 8, 1895. The week-long celebration calls attention to the important role medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals play in patient care and health care safety.
Mercy Café Menu
Submitted by Steven Joyce
Mercy Café Menu
It’s Time to Celebrate National Radiologic Technology Week!
Submitted by Quentin Moore
National Radiologic Technology Week (NRTW) is celebrated annually to recognize the vital work of Radiologic Technologists across the nation. The celebration takes place during the week of November 8th to commemorate the discovery of the x-ray by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen on November 8, 1895. The week-long celebration calls attention to the important role medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals play in patient care, disease diagnosis, and health care safety. Please join me in recognizing and congratulating our Radiologic Technology faculty and staff, Medical Imaging students (all registered imaging professionals), and Radiologic Technology students.
On-Site Flu Vaccines Still Available
Submitted by Karla Vitte
We have a limited number of flu vaccines remaining from our on-site flu clinics. Faculty and staff can drop by my office, M3618, on Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to receive their flu vaccine.
Vote daily for Toledo's Best Singer
Congratulations Gina Shultz, Mercy College's Associate Director of Admissions, has been nominated for Toledo's Best Singer. You can support Gina by voting here. Her band Noisey Neighbors is also nominated!
Support Mercy College Students on Giving Tuesday
Submitted by Hannah Bohn
On Giving Tuesday, November 30, 2021 we ask you to help support Mercy College students through a contribution to the Mercy College Student Emergency Fund.
Donations can be made at https://foundation.mercy.com/mercycollege2021
Select Apply my donation to: Student Emergency Fund.
If $2,500 is donated on November 30, an anonymous donor will provide a matching gift of $2,500. If $10,000 is donated on November 30, Jacqueline McNally Kruse (Mercy 1991) and Jordan Kruse will provide a matching gift of $10,000, further supporting the Student Emergency Fund. This could potentially mean $22,500+ raised for our students!
Those with questions about Giving Tuesday should contact Hannah Bohn at 419-251-8993
Mercy College Student Recognized with National Award
Mercy College Medical Imaging student Sharon Mohammed was recognized as the AuntMinnie Most Effective Radiologic Sciences Educator for 2021. Read the full story
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