The Paul Jones Trust
continued their annual donation of $20,000 to the Foundation to support the Nursing Program. This past year, because of their on-going support and growing endowment, the following numerous initiatives were made possible:
- Supported the funding with $25,000 to develop and implement an Inter-Professional Health Clinic at two sites in Norwich and New London where Three Rivers nursing students participated as members of this Inter-Professional Healthcare team.
- Supported the funding for two teleconference advisory reviews to offer feedback on the self-study report the Nursing Department is writing in preparation of the Accreditation visit.
- Funded a creative educational activity offered by the Second Step Players, a non-profit organization that uses performing arts to teach about the stigma of mental illness.
- Supported the professional development of a new nurse educators online course for new clinical faculty.
- Supported faculty in the development of the final design and details of a new concept-based nursing curriculum.
The Edward and Mary Lord Foundation added $30,000 to their endowed scholarship fund that provides support to Three Rivers student's enrolled in an engineering discipline.
The Foundation approved $3,900
for Simulation Education where actor/actresses serve as patients to create real nurse-patient interactions to simulate a set of symptoms or problems and used to teach and evaluate nursing students.
The 21st Annual Golf Classic's NEW DATE is Monday,
The Foundation received a $2,500 grant from Chelsea Groton Foundation to fund the Workforce Training Completion Program supporting former Ridley Lowell students.
(L-R) Miria Toth of Chelsea Groton Bank stands with Mary Ellen Jukoski, TRCC President; Jen Delucia, Chelsea Groton Bank and Three Rivers College Foundation Board Member; Betty Baillargeon, TRCC Director of Institutional Advancement; and William Stanley, Three Rivers College Foundation President.