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!

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.

Thursday, April 10 2014

On Thursday, April 10, 2014, Tyler Nguyen, Senior Director of Technology Strategy and Business Optimization at CoastalCloud - a subsidiary of Graphene Consulting; Bill Bestpitch, Member of the Roanoke City Council; Ray Ferris, Member  of the Roanoke City Council; and Gary Heaton, Pastor at Greene Memorial United Methodist Church, 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; Tyler Nguyen; Bill Bestpitch; Ray Ferris; Gary Heaton; and Erik Williams, JCHS Director of Development.

Monday, March 31 2014

On Monday, March 31, 2014, Sam Rasoul, Virginia House of Delegates (11 District); Mr. Samuel Louis Taylor, from the Office of U.S. Senator Mark Warner (VA); and David Bowers, Mayor of the City of Roanoke, visited the JCHS campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured above in the Jefferson College Boardroom are (left to right) Erik Williams, JCHS Director of Development; Judith McKeon, JCHS Director of Admissions; Del. Sam Rasoul; Mr. Samuel Louis Taylor; Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College of Health Sciences; Mayor David Bowers; and Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, JCHS Dean for Academic Affairs.

Tuesday, March 11 2014

On Tuesday, March 11, 2014, Michelle M. Eberly, Program Officer for the Foundation for Roanoke Valley, visited the JCHS campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured above ion the Office of the President are (left to right) Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College of Health Sciences; Michelle M. Eberly; Scott Hill, JCHS Dean for Student Affairs; Connie Cook,  JCHS Director of Enrollment Management; and Anna Millirons, JCHS Dean for Administrative Affairs.

Friday, February 07 2014

On Friday, February 7, 2014, members of leadership from the Science Museum of Western Virginia visited the JCHS campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured above on the JCHS campus are (left to right) Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College of Health Sciences; James Rollings, Executive Director of the Science Museum of Western Virginia; and Michael Hemphill, new Director of Development and Marketing for the Science Museum of Western Virginia.

Monday, February 03 2014

For the third year, students from the JCHS Physician Assistant Program volunteered to collect information for the January HUD Point In Time survey. Collected nationally at the same time all over the country, the data is invaluable for providers of services to the homeless. JCHS PA students, in groups with a team leader and a City of Roanoke police officer, were charged with surveying people who were living outside within the City limits. They focused particularly on health information so medical attention could be provided to those most at risk. 

Monday, November 11 2013

On Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, JCHS recognized our veterans and active military members with a luncheon in our student union, The Dog House. Everyone in attendance enjoyed wonderful food and great conversation. 

Another part of our celebration included a world map placed in the third floor lobby of Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital on the JCHS campus. We asked our veteran and active military students, faculty and staff to place pins in the map indicating where they had served. JCHS President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop (far right above) recognized several of these veterans at the map, including (left to right) JCHS Medical Laboratory Sciences Program alum Aisha Ali, '13; current JCHS student Sean Rahall; Associate Director of the Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner Rhoda Murray, Ph.D.; and Dean for Student Affairs Scott Hill.   

Aisha, Sean, Rhoda and Scott are all military veterans.

Thursday, October 03 2013

On Thursday, October 3, 2013, over 50 high school guidance counselors from across the states of Virginia and North Carolina visited the JCHS campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital for a tour and lunch. The visit was part of a tour of private colleges in Virginia organized by the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV).

Pictured above are the counselors on the JCHS campus in front of the third floor lobby at CRCH.

Thursday, September 05 2013

On Thursday, September 5, 2013, members of the local clergy in Roanoke, Virginia visited the JCHS campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital for a tour and lunch.

Pictured above on the JCHS campus are (left to right) Dr. David Trinkle, Associate Dean for Community and Culture at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine; Bishop Mark Bourlakes, Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Virginia; Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College of Health Sciences; the Rev. Wesley Smith; and the Rev. Joe Dunaghan, St. John's Episcopal Church Associate Rector. 

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