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July 11, 2018 | Tags: School of Health Sciences, Equestrian
Earlier this summer, young riders participated in Stephens College’s annual Summer Riding program, a Columbia tradition since the 1940s. Campers learned the basics of riding, horse care and safety from Stephens equestrian program faculty with assistance from current students.
June 18, 2018 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, School of Health Sciences
Stephens College Associate Professor Bob Sobule recently earned a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Psychiatry from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. He teaches on the faculty of the Master of Physician Assistant Studies program[/academics/programs-of-study/sohas/pa/] in the School of Health Sciences.
February 12, 2018 | Tags: School of Health Sciences, Equestrian
Stephens College Equestrian hosted Smith and Alexandra Lilly for a two-day clinic and book signing at the historic Stephens College Equestrian Center in late January. Kelly Hulse’s Saddle Seat majors and 16 outside equestrians participated in this enriching opportunity to learn from a multiple world champion trainer and author. In addition, Stephens equestrian students and faculty, as well as members of the Missouri Horse Show Association, held a networking event as part of the visit. The MHSA also held its awards banquet on campus this year.
December 14, 2017 | Tags: Student Success, School of Health Sciences
Twenty-two years after earning her bachelor’s degree, Liz Isherwood ’17 enrolled in the Master of Education in Counseling program at Stephens College. At the time, the 48-year-old was a wife, mother and full-time community support specialist at Burrell Behavioral Health in Columbia. Making time for college would be tough. But Isherwood was determined, and Stephens was willing to make it work.
October 30, 2017 | Tags: Faculty Excellence, School of Health Sciences
Dr. Erin Sellner, an assistant professor of biochemistry in the School of Health Sciences at Stephens College, was the opening speaker for the Missouri HOSA Fall Leadership Conference, held Oct. 26-27 in Jefferson City, Mo.
September 22, 2017 | Tags: School of Health Sciences, Equestrian, Alumnae Achievement
One of Joan Ranquet’s favorite ways to give back as an animal communicator is to help make homeless animals more adoptable. That’s why when Ranquet ’82, one of the country’s most renowned animal communicators, returned to Stephens College in September to help equestrian students better relate to their horses, she requested to meet with students fostering pets through Second Chance, a local no-kill shelter.
September 16, 2017 | Tags: Student Success, School of Health Sciences
Kara Kinnison always knew she wanted to work in the health care field and originally enrolled at Saint Louis University as a pre-med student. But the fit wasn’t right. Then, the Saint Charles, Mo., native learned about physician assistants, members of a healthcare team who can begin working in the medical field in about two years, a fraction of the time it takes to become a practicing physician. Kinnison, who eventually received a B.A. in chemistry from SLU, was sold.
August 11, 2017 | Tags: College & Campus, School of Health Sciences, School of Design, School of Creative & Performing Arts
Stephens College has reorganized its majors this academic year into three schools, each focused on providing students with the best learning environment and opportunities.
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