ECPI University Students and Faculty Reaching Out

ECPI University Students and Faculty Reaching Out

Charlotte Campus – Medical Assistant students volunteered at a local health fair, checking vital signs and offering vision tests.

Columbia Campus – Members of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society volunteered for the campus’ Adopt-A-Highway program.

Columbia Campus – Medical assisting instructor Veronica Frierson, a 23-year Lupus survivor, organized a Lupus Awareness Rally. Representatives from the Lupus Foundation spoke to students, faculty, and staff about what Lupus is and how they can help raise awareness, support, and funds in their own communities.

Richmond/Emerywood Campus – Practical Nursing students volunteered at the Celebration of Children Festival where they provided tips on healthy eating, and injury prevention, as well as offering face-painting for the children.

Richmond/Emerywood Campus – For the fourth straight year, Physical Therapist Assistant students participated in the Special Olympics Virginia Healthy Athletes Fun Fitness event which draws hundreds of athletes with various abilities from across the state. Working alongside physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, they helped assess dozens of athletes for strength, flexibility, cardiovascular endurance, balance, and overall physical health.

Greenville Campus – During the latest blood drive, students, faculty, and staff rolled up their sleeves and donated 29 pints of blood.

Greenville Campus – Students, faculty, and staff were out in force at the annual March of Dimes March for Babies.

Richmond/Moorefield Campus – Cyber and Network Security student Jordan Rutledge making a donation at the campus’ most recent blood drive.

Newport News Campus – To celebrate ECPI University’s 50th anniversary, the campus held a community day for local residents featuring activities, exhibits, wellness checks, chair massages, PC virus scans and cleanups, career workshops, and more.

Northern Virginia Campus – Criminal Justice students and faculty members participated in National Night Out in Manassas, Virginia in support of the Manassas City Police Department and local law enforcement. This annual event promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live.

Orlando Campus – Members of the Student Nurse Association volunteered to cook dinner for families staying at Ronald McDonald Houses in the Orlando area.

Raleigh Campus – Students, faculty, and staff cleaned up a section of Pinecrest Road as part of ECPI University’s participation in the Adopt-A-Highway program.

Raleigh Campus – Students Justin Porter, Isaac Holder, and Karissa Skarpias were among the many students, faculty, and staff who donated at the campus’ most recent blood drive.

Roanoke Campus – The Medical Assisting Club was privileged to provide medical services at the Special Olympics North America Softball Invitational.  The event hosted 32 softball teams and 450 athletes from across the United States and Canada who traveled to the Roanoke area to compete.

Virginia Beach Campus – Students from the Healthcare Administration program conducted a marketing analysis for the Kempsville Health and Rehabilitation Center, presenting ways to increase participation in the resident census. Their final presentation focused on expectation management of residents and families to improve online reviews, the use of social media to target specific markets, and networking with area organizations as sources of referrals.

Virginia Beach Campus – Healthcare Administration students raised over $500 for Paws4Vets during a hot dog sale at the Virginia Beach Campus. Pictured here are those students along with Tannen, the service dog provided by the organization to Brock, a serviceman who openly speaks about PTSD issues since returning home, and credits Tannen for saving his life.

Virginia Beach Campus – Healthcare Administration students volunteered with the Senior Advocate Network Group (SANG), coordinating a half-day seminar at Westminster-Canterbury designed to empower healthcare administrators who work with the elderly population.

Virginia Beach Campus – For the fifth straight year, ECPI University sponsored STIHL, Inc.’s annual Manufacturing Technology Summer Camp which provides middle and high school students a hands-on experience working on technology-based advanced manufacturing projects.

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