Author - Heather Alico

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Two Down, One to Go: School of Nursing Update
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‘Learn, Discover, Heal, Create’ at Strong Memorial Hospital
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Senior Week Festivities
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Relay for Life, Rochester
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School of Nursing Update!
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Is Study Abroad Right for You?
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Q&A: The Interfaith Chapel
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5 Ways to Survive a Winter in Rochester
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How to Get Your Nursing Degree at Rochester
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Five Things You Must Do OFF CAMPUS

Two Down, One to Go: School of Nursing Update

This week, I began my third and final semester of nursing school. The day is filled with orientation, introductions and scheduling for the upcoming semester. The majority of our coursework is related to medical and surgical nursing in a variety of specialties. We will also have a community health experience and projects throughout the semester.[…]

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‘Learn, Discover, Heal, Create’ at Strong Memorial Hospital

There is a lot I could say to update you on my nursing school experience thus far. However, what I have enjoyed most has been my clinical experiences at the University of Rochester's Medical Center; Strong Memorial Hospital. As you may know, Strong is a "teaching hospital." The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry[…]

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Senior Week Festivities

Although it may seem like a very long time before you are a senior in college, I promise you the time will fly. How can it not? You're having the time of your life in a city you love, surrounded by people you love, studying what you love. I wanted to give you a preview[…]

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Relay for Life, Rochester

This past weekend, Colleges Against Cancer at Rochester held their annual Relay for Life. For those of you who aren't familiar with Relay, it is an all-night long campaign with the American Cancer Society to raise money toward fighting cancer. The event celebrates survivors, honors those living with cancer, and remembers those who have lost their[…]

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School of Nursing Update!

As you may know from my previous post about obtaining a nursing degree at Rochester, I began the Accelerated Bachelors Program for Non-Nurses (ABPNN) at the University of Rochester School of Nursing (SON) back in January. This program is a three-semester second-degree program for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in something other than nursing. After completing[…]

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Is Study Abroad Right for You?

Because of our open curriculum, many students at Rochester have the time and ability to study abroad. There are programs across the world that are geared toward specific majors and minors as well as internship opportunities. Students may choose to study abroad for one semester (fall or spring), a full school year, or during the[…]

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Q&A: The Interfaith Chapel

What is the Interfaith Chapel? Located near the Genesee River, the Interfaith Chapel offers a number of services and events. It represents diversity on our campus, in that students may choose to participate in various activities and services throughout the week and weekend. There are a number of student-run groups as well as support from[…]

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5 Ways to Survive a Winter in Rochester

Whether you're from Rochester or Los Angeles, Anchorage or Miami, it's important to know that the winter weather in Rochester is not to be feared. There are so many opportunities to embrace the cold and enjoy the snow! Winterfest weekend: One of my favorite campus traditions. This weekend is full of activities both indoors and[…]

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How to Get Your Nursing Degree at Rochester

One degree, two degrees, three degrees, FOUR?! As you have probably heard, the University of Rochester has Combined Admission Programs and Dual Degree Programs available for prospective students to apply to. These programs are designed to allow students to pursue their undergraduate passions while being dually accepted into post-graduate or second degree programs. There are endless academic[…]

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Five Things You Must Do OFF CAMPUS

This is a photo of my friend and teammate, Bridget, and me on top of Rush Rhees library. Every year, the librarians organize a scavenger hunt in the book stacks. Upon completion of the hunt, you are given a “ticket” to ride the elevator up to the clock tower at the top of the library.[…]

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