February 2014 enewsletter
Monthly publication from the University of South Carolina College of Nursing.
Students’ Corner Chi Eta Phi participated in the annual MLK Day at the Dome on January 20th to commemorate the life and birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Students served as volunteers on the event staff delivering health services as needed. Pictured here are seniors, Dekeisha Foster (Secretary) and Brandi Burgess (President). College of Nursing PhD student, Robin Estrada, has been selected as one of the 2014 Breakthrough Graduate Scholars. The fourteen awardees for 2014 include students from a wide variety of disciplines, who show phenomenal commitment to their fields through research and scholarly activity. Chi Eta Phi will also be sponsoring a service project to collect goods for Haiti. Supplies gathered will be donated to Haitian women farmers of Robiya, Haiti. Out of 200 Haitian cocoa farmers, 80 are women and have requested various items specific to their needs. The SC Columbia Fire Department Hazmat team held a demonstration for the Nursing 504 course: Emergency Preparedness: Implication for Healthcare Professionals. Salkehatchie junior nursing student, Anna Carol Bell’s article “Learning Organic Chemistry Reactions as a Nursing Student” has been approved for publication in Caravel, USC’s journal of undergraduate research. She co-authored the article with Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Li Cai. Check out the College of Nursing’s Facebook page. Be sure to “LIKE” Us!!!