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Argosy University, Twin Cities volunteer in Costa Rica with VIDA Volunteer Travel
Argosy University, Twin Cities volunteer in Costa Rica with VIDA Volunteer Travel

A group of Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology students from Argosy University, Twin Cities traveled to Costa Rica to with VIDA Volunteer Travel to help animals in need.

 

VIDA Volunteer Travel is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that helps provide free basic medical, dental, and veterinary assistance to needy communities in Central America.

 

The first day of the trip, students visited the VIDA Volunteer office in San Jose, Costa Rica and we were able to meet the veterinarian and the veterinary technician they would be traveling with. They spent two days in a small town named Quetzal working in a clinic. The students placed catheters, intubated, and pre-medicated surgical patients. In addition, they were able to assist in surgeries on the animals. In total, the students helped a total of 71 animals.

 

See ge.argosy.edu/programoffering/5350 for program duration, tuition, fees and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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Join Argosy University Dallas for Live! In the Park 5K and Health Festival on Saturday, April 29
Join Argosy University Dallas for Live! In the Park 5K and Health Festival on Saturday, April 29

 

Join Argosy University, Dallas as we sponsor and support the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Live! In the Park 5K and Health Festival on Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 8:30 am – 1pm.

 

The Festival will kick-off with a 5K run/walk that will take participants from the Oak Cliff neighborhood, across the Trinity River and into downtown Dallas. The 5K will end at Lake Cliff Park where the Health Festival will come alive with free healthy activities and entertainment for kids of every age.

 

Lake Cliff Park

The Live! In the Park 5K Run/Walk will start and finish at Lake Cliff Park, 300 E Colorado Blvd, Dallas, TX 75203. Lake Cliff Park is one of the most historic Dallas parks, and offers a beautiful course. The 5K will take participants from the Oak Cliff neighborhood, across the Trinity River and into downtown Dallas. After the 5K there will be food, music, kid’s activities and entertainment until 1 PM.

 

Health Festival

Learn about fun and easy ways to stay fit as a family, while you enjoy face painting, crafts, giveaways, music, and fitness activities throughout the park.

 

Schedule

    7:30 AM – Registration 5K Walk / Run

    8:30 AM – 5K Walk/Run & Health Festival

    Noon – FREE Main Stage Entertainment

    1 PM – Event Ends

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Argosy University, Denver Hosts Nurse Educator Symposium
Argosy University, Denver Hosts Nurse Educator Symposium
Recently, Argosy University, Denver hosted a Nurse Educator Symposium, with over 50 nurse educators from hospitals, health care facilities, fire departments, and colleges in attendance. The even featured presentations and hands-on workshops. 

Dr. Buchanon, the chair of the College of Health Sciences at Argosy University, Denver presented on the topic of “Using a Concept-Based Approach.” The Simulated User Network (SUN) hands-on workshops also demonstrated how professional could deal with real world scenarios—all while in a simulated environment.  

Argosy University, Denver thanks Laerdal and Wolters Kluwer for sponsoring this event. 

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Argosy University, Chicago’s Nathaniel Gilham Participates in Peace March
Argosy University, Chicago’s Nathaniel Gilham Participates in Peace March

Nathaniel Gilham, director of training in the College of Counseling, Psychology and Social Sciences at Argosy University, Chicago recently participated in a Peace March in Chicago, Illinois. The march was led by Englewood students to rally against violence.

 

Dr. Gilham, EDD, LCPC, NCC earned his Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University, Chicago in 2011. Dr. Gilham also owns and operates a private practice.

 

Read an article about the march here: http://wgntv.com/2017/03/31/englewood-students-lead-peace-march-and-rally-against-chicago-violence/

 

See ge.argosy.edu/programoffering/599 for program duration, tuition, fees and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

 

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