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Liz Isherwood

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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Inaugural class of the Physician Assistant program commits to the profession

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.



ADM Transfer

College reorganizes into three schools

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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