Snapshot

Welcome to the JCHS Snapshot webpage! Jefferson College of Health Sciences is really hopping these days and we want to give you a glimpse into everyday life on our campus. From student activities to hosting VIPs from our community, there’s always something going on at JCHS!

This page will feature snapshots of students, faculty and staff, as well as guests, in our new spaces at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital and in our surrounding community.

We hope you enjoy these shots and will visit this page often to see new photos!

Monday, September 15 2014

On Monday, September 15, 2014, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Nikki Giovanni, Distinguished Professor and world renowned poet, to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia.

Pictured above in the Jefferson College Boardroom are (left to right), Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College; Nikki Giovanni; Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, Jefferson Dean for Academic Affairs; Dr. Courtney Watson, Assistant Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences at Jefferson; and Dr. Anthony Lack, Program Director of the Jefferson Humanities and Social Sciences Program.

Tuesday, August 19 2014

Before our annual Convocation Ceremony on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, we snapped this group shot of the Jefferson College faculty on our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital. Welcome back to our faculty, staff and students as we kick off the fall 2014 semester!

Thursday, August 14 2014

This fall, we welcomed our new students to campus for the first time with BLUE (Building Loyalty, Understanding, and Excellence) Week, a week-long experience that helps students new to higher education begin the transition from high school to Jefferson College. One of these activities, which took place on Thursday, August 14, 2014, was a hike from our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital to the Mill Mountain Star, overlooking the beautiful Roanoke Valley. This is a group shot of our intrepid travelers when they reached the Mill Mountain overlook! Welcome to all of our new students and welcome back to the rest of the Jefferson family!

Wednesday, August 13 2014

On Wednesday, August 13, the Jefferson College of Health Sciences faculty and staff gathered for our fall 2014 All-College Meeting, where we heard about all of the great things happening this semester at the College.  Check out our group photo!

Monday, August 11 2014

On Monday, August 11, 2014, students from Ayoma Gaukin University in Tokyo, Japan visited the Jefferson College campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured above in the Jefferson College Boardroom are (back row, left to right) Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College of Health Sciences; Beth Harper, Ferrum College; Charles Robertson; Yuta Nishio; Ryo Magaribuchi; Natsuki Niwa; (front row, left to right) Masahiro Matsuzawa; Eisho Watanabe; Kai Robertson; Aya Kometani; Yuka Kitazawa; and Yukie Mamiya.

Friday, July 25 2014

On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed leaders from the Roanoke Public Library to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital (CRCH).

Pictured above in the third floor lobby area of CRCH are (left to right), Sheila S. Umberger, Director of Libraries at the Roanoke Public Library; Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College; Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, Jefferson Dean for Academic Affairs; Mona Thiss, Director of the Carilion Clinic Health Sciences Libraries; Nathan Flinchum, Virginia Room Librarian; an Amber Yopp, Head of Youth Services. 

Thursday, July 10 2014

On Thursday, July 10, 2014, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed leaders from the local business and education community to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured above in the Office of the President are (left to right), Erik Williams, Jefferson College Director of Development; Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College; Jim and Dr. Janet Johnson; Dr. Russell Jones, Professor of Psychology at Virginia Tech; Leah Keller, Partner at Cherry Bekaert; Robin Marshall, Marketing & Business Development Coordinator at Hughes Associates.

Thursday, June 26 2014

On Thursday, June 26, 2014, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed leaders from the local business community and the City of Roanoke to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured above in the Office of the President are (left to right), Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, Jefferson College Dean for Academic Affairs; Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College; Chad Scott, Financial Sales Manager III/AVP, First Citizens Bank; Dr. Elda Stanco Downey, Founder, Roanoke Spanish; Aisha Johnson, Assistant to the City Manager, City of Roanoke; Martha Chester, President of Hughes Associates Architects & Engineers; Juli Kent, Trust House; Jonathan Mitchell, Associate Vice President of Investments, Wells Fargo Advisors; and Erik Williams, Jefferson College Director of Development.

Thursday, May 08 2014

On Thursday, May 8, 2014, Michael Stowe, Managing Editor of The Roanoke Times and Michael Waldvogel, Founder of Waldvogel Commercial Properties, visited the JCHS campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured above in the Office of the President are (left to right) Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College of Health Sciences; Michael Stowe; Michael Waldvogel; and Erik Williams, JCHS Director of Development.

Sunday, April 27 2014

On April 27, 2014, three of our faculty members—Mrs. Laura Lee Whitten, Dr. Tracy Hudgins and Mrs. Karen Layman—attended the Tea for Trust House at the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, Virginia. The event supported and brought attention to Trust House, which serves the community by providing stable housing for those in crisis: veterans, individuals and families. They assist clients in securing stable housing through therapeutic programs and life skills and promote both recovery and self-sufficiency. In 2013 alone more than 100 clients (including 12 children) were provided these services.

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