Snapshot

Welcome to the JCHS Snapshot webpage! Jefferson College of Health Sciences is really hopping these days and we want to give you a glimpse into everyday life on our campus. From student activities to hosting VIPs from our community, there’s always something going on at JCHS!

This page will feature snapshots of students, faculty and staff, as well as guests, in our new spaces at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital and in our surrounding community.

We hope you enjoy these shots and will visit this page often to see new photos!

Thursday, January 14 2016

On Thursday, January 14, 2016, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Mitch Davis, Administrator of Carrington Place - Botetourt, to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured above in the Jefferson College Boardroom are (left to right), Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College; Mitch Davis; Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, Jefferson College Dean for Academic Affairs; and Erik Williams, Jefferson College Director of Development.

Thursday, January 07 2016

On Thursday, January 7, 2016, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Dr. Hal Cragun, Dr. Dane McBride, Dr. Reed N. Wilcox and Dr. Roger Johnson from Southern Virginia University to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured above in the Jefferson College Boardroom are (left to right), Dr. Cragun, retired Program Director of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at Carilion Clinic; Dr. McBride, Southern Virginia University Chairman of the Board; Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College; Dr. Wilcox, President of Southern Virginia University; and Dr. Johnson, Assistant Professor of Biology at Southern Virginia University.

Friday, October 30 2015

Jefferson College is pleased to announce that the Medical Laboratory Science Program has been awarded continued accreditation until April 2019 by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science.

Pictured above are Ms. Laura Link, MS, MLS (ASCP)CM, MLS Program Director and Assistant Professor, with Dr. Ava Porter, DNP, RN, CNE, Nursing Department Chair and Professor. 

Saturday, October 17 2015

Jefferson College of Health Sciences would like to recognize Ave Mitta, Program Director of and Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA); Karen Layman, Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and Instructor in OTA;  and Leah Sowers, Instructor in OTA; who were awarded the OT/OTA Partnership Award during the Virginia Occupational Therapy Association (VOTA) annual meeting the weekend of October 17-18, 2015.

The OTA/OT Partnership Award is designed to recognize an OTA and an OT who have worked closely together to make a significant contribution to the profession of occupational therapy in areas such as research, education, and/or professional practice.

Congratulations to all and great work!

Monday, October 05 2015

On October 5, 2015, Jefferson College of Health Sciences Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors Ellen Wade was honored with the Volunteer Service Service Award by DePaul Community Resources at its 13th Annual Women of Achievement luncheon.

Pictured here, from left to right are: Dorothy Hall, Jefferson College Administrative Secretary to the President; Anna Millirons, Jefferson College Dean for Administrative Services; Dr. Nathaniel l. Bishop, President of Jefferson College; Ellen Wade; Lori Viar, Jefferson College Board of Directors member; Joy Sylvester-Johnson, Jefferson College Board of Directors member; Erik Williams, Jefferson College Director of Development; and Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, Jefferson College Dean for Academic Affairs.

Monday, October 05 2015

On Friday, October 2, 2015, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Loredana C. Haeger, Ph.D., Provost/Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs at Baptist College of Health Sciences in Memphis, Tennessee to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured above in the Jefferson College Boardroom are (left to right), Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College; Dr. Loredana C. Haeger; and Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, Jefferson Dean for Academic Affairs.

Monday, September 28 2015

On Monday, September 28, 2015, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Bishop Young Jin Cho, the Resident Bishop of the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church, and his wife the Rev. Kiok Cho to our campus and the Carilion Medical Center's Clinical Pastoral Education program led by the Rev. Richard Brown.

Pictured above in the Jefferson College Boardroom are (left to right), Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College; Bishop Young Jin Cho and his wife Rev. Kiok Cho; Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, Jefferson Dean for Academic Affairs; Margie Vest, Director of Online Education and Distance Learning; Anna Millirons, Dean for Administrative Services; Dr. Glen Mayhew, Jefferson College Associate Dean for Institutional Effectiveness; and Rev. Richard Brown, Director of Pastoral Care for Carilion Clinic.

Wednesday, September 23 2015

On Wednesday, September 23, 2015, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Dr. and Mrs. Cecil Thoppil to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital. Dr. Thoppil is a Pediatric Specialist and Mrs. Thoppil is a nurse, and they are the parents of a current Jefferson College student. They reside in Mayberry, NC.

Pictured above in the Jefferson College Boardroom are (left to right), Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College, and Dr. and Mrs. Thoppil.

Tuesday, September 15 2015

Jefferson College of Health Sciences President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop is currently visiting Roanoke's sister city, Wonju, in Korea as part of a delegation of Roanoke leaders. Pictured here is Dr. Bishop with Wonju's Mayor and Roanoke City Mayor David Bowers. You can learn more about the trip at http://www.jchs.edu/sites/default/files/documents/article-wsls-9-10-15.pdf

Friday, September 11 2015

Chris Mattox, Aide to Virginia Govenor Terry MacAuliffe visited the Jefferson College campus on Friday, September 11, 2015 and presented Jefferson College President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop with a gift from the Governor for his participation as a Judge in the Virginia Velocity Business Plan competition held in Richmond on September 8.

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