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, August 25 2011

On Thursday, August 25, 2011, JCHS hosted a visit from members of the leadership team at Medical Facilities of America, Inc. 

In the above photo, taken on the JCHS campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital, from left to right are: Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of JCHS; Todd Putney, Vice President-Human Resources at Medical Facilities of America; Stephen A. Musselwhite, Chair of the JCHS Board of Directors; W. Heywood Fralin, Chairman of Medical Facilities of America; Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, JCHS Dean for Academic Affairs; Anna Millirons, JCHS Dean for Administrative Services; Novel Martin, Chief Financial Officer of Medical Facilities of America; and William H. Fralin, Jr., President and CEO of Medical Facilities of America. 

Monday, August 22 2011

On Monday, August 22, 2011, JCHS hosted a visit from Dr. Karen Kay Dunkley, the Director of the Virginia Tech Roanoke Center, which delivers a wide variety of educational programs and services to the region at the Roanoke Higher Education Center. In addition to graduate program offerings, the Virginia Tech Roanoke Center hosts a variety of workshops and customized training programs to serve various sectors in the region. 

Dr. Dunkley was named the Director of the Virginia Tech Roanoke Center in February 2011. 

In the above photo, taken in the JCHS Administrative Suite at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital, from left to right are: Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, JCHS Dean for Academic Affairs; Dr. Karen Kay Dunkley; and Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of JCHS.

Friday, August 19 2011

On Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, 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 by the JCHS sign at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital on Jefferson Street.

Wednesday, August 17 2011

On Wednesday, August 17, 2011, JCHS hosted the Health Focus of Southwest Virginia Board of Directors meeting on our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital (CRCH). 

In the above photo, taken in a JCHS classroom on the sixth floor of CRCH, from left to right are:Staley Hester, Jr., Health Focus BOD Treasurer; Margaret G. Senter, non-board member, Chairman of the Scholarship Committee; Virginia M. Savage; Sydney H. Nordt, Chairman of the Health Focus Board; Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, JCHS Dean of Academic Affairs; Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of JCHS; Cathie M. Thomas; Hetty T. Hoyt; Bonnie L. Culkin, M.D.; Paul F. White, M.D., Health Focus BOD First Vice-President; Judith F. Hagadorn, Health Focus BOD President; Lewis J. Singer, M.D.; and G. Robert Vaughan, Jr.

Before the meeting, Health Focus of Southwest Virginia Board President Judy Hagadorn presented JCHS President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop with a check for the scholarships that Health Focus sponsors at JCHS for health career students. The funds will help 43 selected JCHS students with their education expenses during the 2011-2012 academic year. Thank you to the Health Focus of Southwest Virginia Board of Directors for visiting JHCS, as well as your support of our students and a healthier tomorrow for everyone in southwest Virginia.

Wednesday, August 17 2011

On August 17, 2011, 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 2011-2012 academic year. This group shot features our whole College crew! 

Wednesday, August 17 2011

It's the dawn of a new school year at JCHS! Taken on our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital on the morning of August 17, 2011.

Friday, August 05 2011

On Friday, August 5, 2011, JCHS hosted a visit from Dr. Christian Proctor, the new Headmaster of North Cross School in Roanoke. Dr. Proctor became the ninth headmaster of North Cross School on June 6, 2011 and comes to the school with more than 23 years of experience in education, 13 of which have been at the headmaster level.

In the above photo, taken in one of JCHS's Nursing Labs on the Fifth Floor of Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital, from left to right are: Scott Hill, JCHS Dean for Student Affairs; Dr. Christian Proctor; and Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of JCHS.

Friday, July 29 2011

On Friday, July 29, 2011, JCHS hosted a visit from Mr. Ed Kitas, President and CEO of the Kitas & Lutsko Family Foundation, and Mrs. Barbara Kitas, Secretary/Treasurer and Director of the Foundation. Mr. and Mrs. Kitas have funded the Kitas and Lutsko Family Foundation Scholarship at JCHS for the last five years. The scholarship has been vital in providing our students with continual and important financial support.

In the above photo, taken in the Physical Therapy Lab on the Fifth Floor of Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital, from left to right are: Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of JCHS; Mr. Ed Kitas; Barbara Kitas; Debra Johnson, JCHS Director of Financial Aid; Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, JCHS Dean for Academic Affairs; and Ms. Anna Millirons, JCHS Dean for Administrative Services.

Wednesday, July 27 2011

On Wednesday, July 27, 2011, representatives from the CMR Institute in Roanoke, Virginia visited JCHS, touring our new classrooms, labs and other spaces at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital. The Institute is an independent, not-for-profit organization bringing the best in non-branded, unbiased and practical education to biopharmaceutical and medical device and diagnostics professionals. 

In the above photo, taken in the JCHS Library, from left to right are: Emily Connelly, CMR Institute's Client Learner Lead; Britney Conrad, CMR Institute's Product Development and Implementation Specialist; Cherie Hicks, CPA, President and CEO of the CMR Institute; Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of JCHS; Scott Hill, JCHS Dean for Student Affairs; and Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, JCHS Dean for Academic Affairs.

Wednesday, June 29 2011

On Wednesday, June 29, 2011, members of the leadership team from the VA Medical Center in Salem, Virginia visited JCHS, touring our new classrooms, labs and other spaces at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.  

In the above photo, taken in the JCHS Student Union The Dog House, from left to right are: 
Dr. Ava Porter, JCHS Nursing Department Chair; Jane Harrison, R.N., M.S.N., VAMC Clinical Instructor/Office of Employee Education; Pearl Washington, VAMC Associate Director/Patient Care Services/Nurse Executive; Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, JCHS Dean for Academic Affairs; Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of JCHS; Linda Riffel, VAMC Associate Chief of Staff for Nursing/Psych-Mental Health; and Marsha Garrison, R.N., M.S.N., VAMC Lead Clinical Instructor/Office of Employee Education.

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