Nursing Program Helps Teens Strive for Healthy Relationships
It's tough being a teen and sorting out what goes into having a good or bad relationship with friends and family members.
Teens and parents from the Famicos Foundation's Park Village Community Apartments and Historic Newton Avenue Apartments in the Hough neighborhood expressed a need for programs about healthy relationships from how to counter bullying to emotions in intimate relationships.
Five students in the Graduate Entry Doctor of Nursing Practice (GE DNP) Program at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University responded as part of their service-learning project in public health sequence to meet those needs.
What happens in this class project is what nursing is all about, according to Joy Naughton, GE DNP public health instructor. "In nursing, you assess the problem, diagnose it, come up with a plan, implement it and then evaluate its success. That is what we are doing, but the community is our patient," Naughton said. Read more.
The university's shuttle bus service is on a winter break schedule now through Friday, January 9, 2009. One bus will share the north and south campus routes; there will be no service on Thursday, December 25, and Thursday, January 1. Regular bus operations will resume Saturday, January 10, 2009.
The Ohio Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association (OETDA) invites students, faculty, staff and administrators to nominate 2008-09 electronic theses and dissertations for consideration in OETDA's awards program. Outstanding projects will be recognized in the areas of innovation, leadership, scholarship and service to the association. Campus members should contact Jason Hatton in the School of Graduate Studies for complete details and nomination forms. All materials for consideration, along with any supporting materials, should be sent to Hatton by Friday, February 27, 2009.
As part of the university's ongoing initiative to conserve energy, the department of facilities services will reduce heat, ventilation and lighting levels over the Christmas and New Year's holidays. View the building list for more information. Questions should be directed to the customer service center at 368-2580.
For Faculty and Staff
The deadline for submitting tuition waiver applications for the spring 2009 semester is February 28, 2009. A completed waiver application is required to receive Case Western Reserve tuition benefits available to employees, as well as employees' spouses/equivalents and dependents (refer to the tuition benefits summary for more information). Application forms are available online and in the Benefits Administration Office, Crawford Hall, Room 224. When completing the application, employees should note the instructions on page two of the form. Contact Michelle Belle in the benefits department by phone at 368-3316 with questions.
This section will be updated occasionally during the winter break. Refer to the "Campus News" section for general information.
The Office of the President at Case Western Reserve University will present "Business Ethics and Leadership," a lecture by Ward J. "Tim" Timken Jr., at 4 p.m., Thursday, January 15, 2009, at the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence. The keynote speaker is the chair of The Timken Company. The event is free and open to the public.
Refer to the University Circle Inc. calendar for a list of holiday events and activities taking place in the community today and in the days ahead.
The views and opinions of those invited to speak on campus do not necessarily reflect the views of the university administration or any other segment of the university community.