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!

Tuesday, December 04 2012

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012, Mr. Mark Lucas, co-owner of Lucas Therapies, visited our campus for a tour of our spaces at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured above, from left to right, are: Catherine Turner, JCHS Development Officer; Mr. Mark Lucas; and Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College of Health Sciences.

Thursday, October 11 2012

On Thursday, October 11, 2012, the Occupational Therapy/Occupational Therapy Assistant Advisory Committee met on the JCHS campus. Every academic program at JCHS has a board like this one, made up of professionals and experts in that program's focus of study. These groups advise the programs on the latest trends and opportunities in the field so students are well prepared to enter their profession upon graduation.

Pictured above, from left to right, are: (front row) Kim Smith, Faith Cooner, Gillian Rai, Viki Neurauter and Mark Phelps; (back row) Ave Mitta, Anita Ella, David Haynes, Becky Orth, Tiffany Kuyper, Shannon Honaker, Kim McInnis, Karen Layman and Glen Mayhew.

Friday, September 28 2012

On Friday, September 28, 2012, a group of leaders at JCHS met in our Conference Room to discuss Strategic Planning for the College. Among the departments represented were  Administration, the Board of Directors, Institutional Advancement, Development, Institutional Research, Alumni Relations, Library, Financial Aid, Admissions, Student Affairs and many of our academic programs. 

Pictured above, from left to right, are: Amanda Ellinger, Sponsored Projects Coordinator; Francis Dane, Chair of Arts & Sciences; Catherine Turner, Resource Development Officer; Scott Hensley, Director of Business Services; George Steer, Associate Professor in Math & Science; Ramona Thiss, Director of the Carilion Clinic Health Science Libraries; Timothy Millard, Institutional Research Director; Ava Porter, Chair of Nursing; Lisa Allison-Jones, Dean for Academic Affairs; Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of JCHS; Glen Mayhew, Associate Dean for Institutional Effectiveness; Stephen A. Musselwhite, Chair of the JCHS Board of Directors; Brook-Lynn Velvin, current JCHS student; Margie Vest, Carilion Clinic Technology Services Group Manager; Sharon Hatfield, Chair of Community Health Sciences; Anna Millirons, Dean for Administrative Services; Scott Hill, Dean for Student Affairs; Connie Cook, Director of Enrollment Management; Ruth Taylor, Department Secretary for the Office of Admissions; and Priscilla DuBois, Administrative Secretary to  the President.

Friday, August 17 2012

On Friday, August 17, 2012, JCHS held its annual Convocation Ceremony. The event is held every year at the beginning of the fall semester to welcome our students to campus. Before everyone headed across the street to the St. John's Episcopal Church, where the event was held, we paused for this snapshot of our faculty and Administration by the JCHS sign at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital on Jefferson Street.

Wednesday, August 15 2012

On August 15, 2012, the faculty, staff and administration of Jefferson College of Health Sciences gathered at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine for an orientation meeting kicking off the Fall 2012 semester. This group shot features our whole College crew! Welcome back, everyone, and best wishes for a great fall semester!

Tuesday, August 07 2012

On Tuesday, August 7, 2012, JCHS welcomed Douglas C. Waters to our campus for a tour of our spaces at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital. 

In the picture above, taken in one of our student study alcoves at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital on the JCHS Campus, are (left to right): Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College of Health Sciences; Douglas C. Waters; Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, JCHS Dean for Academic Affairs; and Catherine Turner, JCHS Development Officer. 

Monday, July 23 2012

On Monday, July 23, 2012, JCHS welcomed Eileen Van Aken, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Department Head for the Industrial & Systems Engineering Department at Virginia Tech, and Patrick Koelling, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Industrial & Systems Engineering Department at Virginia Tech, to our campus. 

In the picture above, taken in the third floor lobby area of Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital on the JCHS Campus, are (left to right): Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College of Health Sciences; Dr. Eileen Van Aken; Dr. Patrick Koelling; and Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, JCHS Dean for Academic Affairs. 

 
Thursday, June 21 2012

On Thursday, June 21, 2012, JCHS welcomed Richard R. Sikhon, Director of the State Anatomical Program at the Virginia Department of Health, to campus. 

In the picture above, taken in the third floor lobby area of Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital on the JCHS Campus, are (left to right): Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College of Health Sciences; Richard Sikhon, M.L.A.; and Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, JCHS Dean for Academic Affairs. 

Thursday, June 14 2012

A drawing was held for a $100 gift certificate for participating in a survey soliciting comment and interest in a proposed Master's in Health Administration degree at JCHS. There were 367 replies to the survey which was conducted among healthcare professionals throughout Roanoke and surrounding communities. Our winner in the drawing was Michelle McNeil, Budget Manager for Carilion Clinic.

In the photo above Michelle McNeil (left) accepts her prize from Janet Phillips, D.H.Sc., Program Director of the JCHS Healthcare Management Program. Congratulations, Michelle!

Monday, June 11 2012 to Sunday, June 17 2012

De-dee Foti, D.N.P., R.N., Associate Program Director of the JCHS Pre-Licensure Traditional BSN Program, participated in the American Nurses Association (ANA) House of Delegates hearings on bylaws amendments during the week of June 11, 2012 at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. As part of the Virginia Delegation at the event, De-dee voted on amendments proposed by the ANA. Actions of the House of Delegates will be posted on the ANA website at http://www.NursingWorld.org and summarized in the July/August issue of The American Nurse.

Dr. Foti currently leads the Roanoke Chapter of the VNA. 

In the photo to the above are the Virginia ANA Delegates (from left to right): De-dee Foti, D.N.P., R.N.; Beverly Ross,  M.S.N., R.N., C.S., McGuire Medical Center; Loressa Cole, D.N.P., M.B.A., R.N., VNA President-Elect; Florence Jones-Clark, M.S., B.S.N., R.N., ANA Board of Directors; Teresa Haller, M.B.A., M.S.N., R.N., N.E.A.-B.C., ANA Treasurer, University of Virginia; Shirley Gibson, M.S.H.A., R.N., F.A.C.H.E., VNA President (seated); Sallie Eissler, M.S.N., C.P.N.P.; Thelma Roach-Serry, R.N.; Ronnette Langhorne, M.S.N., R.N., Thomas Nelson Community College; Louise  Hileman, M.S., R.N., Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters; Laura Nakoneczny, C.A.E., I.O.M., VNA CEO; and Carolyn Guinn, M.S.N., B.S.N., R.N., Winchester Medical Center.

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