Coming Together: Flame! Forward! Week and Give Back Day, April 2017
No matter how far away, collaborators travel from across the nation for a week-long College conference designed to inspire, motivate, and reignite the passion for what we do at Nightingale College. Together, collaborators are inspired and reminded of the College’s mission, building belonging and desire that help catapult the College forward towards its goal of serving communities. Majority of the week is dedicated to collaborating and developing personally and professionally; however, one day is different. That day is Give Back Day, a favorite among many collaborators.
Nightingale College’s Flame! Forward! Week
While we focus on deliberate development and opportunities to ELEVATE our personal and professional lives, Flame! Forward! is dedicated to all College collaborators and a time we celebrate some of the successes certain collaborators have achieved the past year. We recognize these collaborators with the Flame! Forward! Award. We would like to congratulate the collaborators who received the 2017 Flame! Forward! Award:
- Ashley Thompson, Manager, Learner Advising and Life Resources
- Jamila Lowe, Coordinator, Career Services
- Chase Harmon, Assistant, Learner Support Services
- Stacie McVay, Assistant Manager, Admissions
- Chyleen Tucker, Assistant Professor
- Earlene Cooper, Assistant Professor
- Su-Ellen Johnson, Assistant Professor
Every year, one collaborator receives the induction into the College’s esteemed Founders Club. Founders Club members are a collection of the College’s collaborators who continuously exhibit the seven values and have significantly contributed to the College. We would like to congratulate Linda Flynn (Manager, Associate Degree Programs) for her outstanding dedication to the College and its collaborators. Linda was inducted into the Founders Club on April 17, 2017.
Check out some of our captured moments of Flame! Forward! Week below.
Nightingale College’s Give Back Day
Twice a year the College collaborators get together to serve the community, an effort we call Nightingale College Give Back Day. The semi-annual Give Back Day is an opportunity to step into the community to go beyond self. We challenge our learners every day to find the compassion for their patients and to understand the simple saying of “walk a mile in their shoes.” Just like we challenge our learners, our collaborators are challenged to dig deep to find opportunities to give back, whether it is a simple act of lending a hand or volunteering at a large-scale event.
On April 21, 2017, a sea of blue shirts with the same logo headed over to Catholic Community Services in downtown Ogden. The Catholic Community Services (CCS) serves individuals and families in need across the Wasatch Front. (Looking for an opportunity to serve the community? Visit Catholic Community Services for volunteer information. Click here.)
Nightingale College collaborators provided a service we do very well, staffed a health clinic available to the CCS community, thanks to our wonderful nurses. Meanwhile, those who do not carry the respectable two letters “RN” behind their name still made a difference and assisted in the food pantry and sorted out donations. Check out our photos below.
We’d like to thank the Catholic Community Services of Northern Utah for hosting us last Friday. What a humbling and fun Give Back Day.