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Saddle seat students earn top ribbons at UPHA American Royal

November 28, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, School of Health Sciences, Equestrian

Stephens College saddle seat students earned several top ribbons at the UPHA American Royal National Championship Horse Show, which was held from Nov. 5-10 in Kansas City, Mo. Kelsey Haney ’19, riding Harlem’s Heirospace, won the Three-Gaited Missouri/Kansas Amateur qualifier and the championship. In addition, Madeleine Oliver ’22, riding The King’s Lady Anne, finished as Reserve Champion in both events behind Haney, and Mallory Stacy ’19, riding Tango Till Dawn, was Reserve Champion in a 15 horse Missouri/Kansas Three-Gaited Show Pleasure Championship.  KelseyHaney Champion



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Kelsey Haney ’19 wins qualifier at UPHA American Royal National Championship

November 8, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, School of Health Sciences, Equestrian

Stephens student Kelsey Haney ’19 and Harlem’s Heirospace have won the Missouri-Kansas Amateur Three-Gaited qualifier at the UPHA American Royal National Championship. She and fellow Stephens students are competing this week at the national horse show in Kansas City, Mo.



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Photo Feature: White Coat Ceremony

October 5, 2018 | Tags: Student Success, School of Health Sciences

On Sept. 22, the Stephens College Master of Physician Assistant Studies program held its White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2019 in the Firestone Baars Chapel on the Stephens College campus.



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Stephens expands equestrian curriculum to support 21st-century equine careers

September 28, 2018 | Tags: School of Health Sciences, Equestrian

The Stephens College Equestrian Studies program is pleased to announce an expanded curriculum designed to support 21st-century equine careers.  



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Photo Feature: Summer Riding Camp

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.



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Assistant Professor Bob Sobule nationally recognized

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. 



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Stephens hosts riding clinic with world champion trainer, author

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.



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Liz Isherwood balanced school, family and full-time job to obtain graduate degree

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.



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Dr. Erin Sellner selected to speak at HOSA Fall Leadership Conference

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.



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Animal communicator Joan Ranquet '82 helps students work with foster pets

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.   



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