Community Service

BSNA members attend Freshman Move-In

Freshmen Move-in

"Beth-El nursing students assisted freshmen students and their families at the Timberline dorms. Erin Schipper, Ami O'Leary, Allyson Grimme, Courtney James, Natalie Grathead, Sam Heldt, and Megan Budge (not pictured) were onsite to carry boxes, furniture, clothes, etc. into the dorm rooms for the freshman. All staff, students, and family were thrilled to have the extra helping hands.

BSNA Members Trek the Trail

Trek the Trail

Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, along with three student clubs, hosted the First Annual Trek the Trail 5k on Sunday, October 19, 2014. Over 75 participants helped raise money to fund scholarships for Nursing and Health Science Students."

BSNA Members attend Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

Nursing students dressed up in various Halloween costumes and volunteered at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo at Boo at the Zoo! This is an annual event that allows children to visit the zoo and collect candy from various sponsors.

National Veteran's Day 5K

On Sunday, November 16th Beth-El nursing students and instructors supported the men and women that have served our country by volunteering in the First-Aid tent for the National Veteran's Day 5k. Thank you to all volunteers who came out and braved the cold to support our Veterans.

Marian House Soup Kitchen

On December 19th Beth-El nursing students and Air Force volunteers helped out at the Marian House Soup Kitchen. Volunteers prepped and served lunch as well as sorted donations for the facility. This was a wonderful opportunity for people to give back to our community and help a vulnerable population in the Colorado Springs area. Thank you to all who participated."

Susan Finke at BSNA Build a Bear event  BSNA Students at the Build-a-Bear Event  Susan Garrett at the BSNA Build-a-Bear Event  BSNA member at the Build-a-Bear Event

3rd Annual Build-A-Bear

On February 8, members of BSNA and individuals from the community made 182 bears at Build-A-Bear Workshop. The stuffed animals were then donated to patients at the Children's Hospital Colorado in Memorial Hospital Central Feb. 9. This is the third year BSNA has held the event.

Heart Walk

Beth-El students who participated in the 2014 Heart Walk

On Saturday, June the 14th Beth-El College walked in the 2014 Colorado Springs 5k Heart Walk. This was a collaborative event between the undergraduate nursing, graduate nursing, and the health science department. Team Beth-El College raised a total of $1,970.00 for the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association research.

The "Team Beth-El College" t-shirt took 2nd place in the t-shirt design competition. The collaborative event was a huge success and there is talk amongst the different departments (undergraduate nursing, graduate nursing, and health sciences) about organizing an annual 5k event that would benefit the Beth-El College Scholarship fund. Thanks to all who came out to support this event and for all your fundraising efforts.

Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo

Pikes Peak Rodeo 2014 Logo

Wednesday, July the 9th kicked off the 74th Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo; the festivities ran through Saturday, July 12th. Junior and senior nursing students, as well as instructors, volunteered during the four nights Rodeo. Volunteers assisted Summit Catering Employees in the VIP room on the 2nd and 3rd floor of the arena.

The Beth-El nursing students who volunteered made a great impression at the Rodeo and there is talk about this becoming an annual event for Beth-El nursing students.
Wednesday night volunteers not pictured: Nikki Laney, Jordan Riggs, Christenia Kang, Samantha Heldt, and Courtney James

Last updated December 22, 2015
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