"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.
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."
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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