Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by Carol A. Kuplen, RN, MSN chief nursing officer St. Luke's University Health Network in Opinion
"Delivering Quality and Innovation in Patient Care," the American Nurses Association 2013 Nurse Week theme, acknowledges the invaluable nursing contributions to quality and innovation across the country.
St. Luke's University Health Network's nurses demonstrate their commitment to quality and innovation each and every day. Whether they practice in primary care, emergency departments, operating rooms, clinics or inpatient nursing units, St. Luke's nurses continually search for ways to...
Student named a Dana Scholar
Megan Elizabeth Fine, of Allentown, was named a Dana Scholar in recognition of superior academic achievement as well as demonstrated leadership in the campus community at Colgate University, Hampton, N.Y. Fine, a graduate of Emmaus High School, studies religion and Spanish. The Charles A. Dana Scholar Award was established in 1965 by Charles A. Dana, a legislator and businessman from New York State.
Q: What grade are you in?
A: I am currently a senior at Salisbury High School.
Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?
A: I enjoy calculus and any type of mathematics in general because I like the challenge of solving problems.
Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?
A: I am an Eagle Scout, I was the TPA Altruism award winner from our school district, I am in National Honor Society and was captain of the football team.
Q: Are you...
Central Penn College
Students named to Dean's list
The following students have been named to the Central Penn College Dean's List for the winter term: Jillian Hahn, of Allentown, currently majoring in business administration and Stephanie Samol, of Allentown, currently majoring in business.
Allentown student recognized as best screenwriter at Champlain
College, Burlington, Vt.
Hannah Rucker, of Allentown, was honored at Champlain College's annual awards dinner for the Division of Communication and Creative Media. Rucker, who is majoring in digital filmmaking, received the Digital Filmmaking Most Excellent Screenwriter Award.
College of Music
to Dean's list
Caleb Hoffman of Emmaus has been named to the Dean's List for the fall term at Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass.
Lebanon Valley College
Beta Beta Beta Honor Society
Justin N. Weilnau, of Allentown, Pa. was inducted into Beta Beta Beta honor society at Lebanon Valley College. Weilnau is a senior music and biochemistry and molecular biology major and a graduate of Salisbury Township High School.
If you ask my husband, Facebook will bring about the end of the civilized world as we know it.
While I'm not quite so apocalyptic in my thinking, a recent experience on Facebook really opened my eyes to the value of paying attention to your privacy settings.
I'm not a particularly private person. As the editor of the local newspaper, the line between work and home is often blurred. Many sources have my office, home phone and cell numbers. And I've written about my life and...
The Lehigh County Commissioners had the first reading and discussion of a tax increment financing plan for the proposed Hamilton Crossings shopping center at its May 8 meeting.
The proposed Hamilton Crossings shopping center is located along Krocks Road between Route 222 and Hamilton Boulevard in Lower Macungie Township. The shopping center would include a Target and a Costco.
The currently vacant land brings in about $57,000 in property taxes for the East Penn School District...
Scott Emrich, son of Daniel and Susan Emrich of Wescosville, received his Bachelor of Science degree in biotechnology May 4. He will pursue a graduate degree in the field.