Walgreens awards $7,000 scholarship

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Walgreens awards $7,000 scholarship to Lewis University College of Nursing and Health Professions

Published: January 13, 2014.

(L to R) Dr. Stephany Schlachter, Provost, Brother
James Gaffney, FSC, President, Cathy Moynihan,
Walgreens Chicago South Market Manager,Clinic
Operations, Dr. Peggy Rice, Dean, Dr. Suling
Li, Associate Dean.

The College of Nursing and Health Professions was awarded a $7,000 scholarship from Walgreens Healthcare Clinics to recognize a student in the Family Nurse Practitioners program at Lewis University for their professional growth and interest in retail health care.

The award will be given to a student who embodies the mission of Lewis University and exceeds the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled in a masters or doctorate FNP program
  • In their last year of study
  • Interest in retail healthcare delivery: Student must submit an essay to the scholarship committee explaining his/her interest in retail healthcare
  • Award recipients to complete a clinical rotation at a Healthcare Clinic in Walgreens

The Healthcare Clinics at Walgreens is partnering with Lewis University to further advance the family nurse practitioner role and the nursing profession. Their goal is to provide opportunities to develop family nurse practitioners and advance their participation in healthcare delivery.

Designed for the convenience of the professional registered nurse, Lewis Universityís rigorous and patient-focused masterís degree in nursing program prepares students to design and execute complex healthcare strategies for a rapidly changing healthcare environment. Areas of concentration include nursing education, nursing administration, adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist.

Lewis University is a Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,600 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. Visit www.lewisu.edu for further information.

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