Friends of Saint Paul College was awarded a grant of $10,000 for Scrubs Camp 2015, a program that offers career exploration in health care.
Saint Paul, MN (May 10, 2015) – Friends of Saint Paul College is pleased to announce that it has received a grant of $10,000 from Regenerative Medicine Minnesota (http://www.regenmedmn.org) for Saint Paul College’s Scrubs Camp 2015, a collaboration with HealthForce Minnesota (http://www.healthforceminnesota.org)
"Scrubs Camp (http://www.healthforceminnesota.org/scrubs-camp) is a unique opportunity for high school students to explore to explore health care occupations, including those related to regenerative medicine disciplines, such as the medical device innovation workshop we have planned this year," said a Workforce Development Representative. Students rotate through activities such as blood typing, birthing simulations and moulage where they engage in hands-on learning. They also tour a helicopter ambulance, help "deliver" a baby in a mobile healthcare simulation laboratory and take field trips to
HealthEast Medical Transportation and
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare.
The investment from Regenerative Medicine Minnesota will make it possible to provide financial assistance and transportation for more than 20 low-income students thereby removing potential barriers to participation.
"Scrubs Camp is a component of our college readiness strategy which helps high school students to better prepare for health care careers," said President Rassoul Dastmozd.
MORE on Friends of Saint Paul College: The purpose of the Friends of Saint Paul College (Foundation) is to support and uphold the mission of Saint Paul College (College) and to secure charitable gifts and grants in support of Saint Paul College in accordance with funding priorities established by the College.
MORE on Saint Paul College: Saint Paul College was ranked the #1 community college in the nation for the second time (2010 and 2013) by Washington Monthly magazine for student engagement in active and collaborative learning, student-faculty interaction and support for learning. The College offers 45 associate degree programs, including the Associate in Arts degree, and 80 career certificate and diploma programs. For over 105 years, Saint Paul College has been helping students succeed in high-demand careers. The mission of Saint Paul College is Education for Employment…Education for Life.
MORE on More on Regenerative Medicine Minnesota: Regenerative Medicine Minnesota is a division of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. The specialty of regenerative medicine at Regenerative Medicine Minnesota on the body’s natural ability to repair, replace, and regenerate damaged or aging tissues, and to restore functionality.