Rotary Club of Aurora 
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November 14th, 2018

Welcome to another issue of our weekly bulletin! Find out who our upcoming speakers are, what we covered during the last weekly meeting, and what is going on in Rotary.
Wood Paddle Pizza is next week.  No meeting at the DoubleTree.  Meet at the restaurant at the southeast corner of Quincy and Buckley (by the Target). Noon.  Register online so we know how many are coming.  ½ priced beers for Rotarians that day.    Register using link below:
Denver Business Journal Honor
Member Kevin Hougen was named a “most admired CEO” by the Denver Business Journal – Congrats Kevin!
District Governor Update
Check out the following link for an update from our District Governor:
Salvation Army Bell Ringing Opportunities....Members Linda and Tom encouraged everyone to sign up today using the links below:
King Soopers:  19711 E. Smoky Hill Rd - Sign-up
King Soopers: 25701 E. Smoky Hill Rd - Sign-up

Kindles for Cherry Creek Elementary Schools

Thank you to all the members for your delivery of the Kindles to CCSD.  Great job!!      

Continued support for Red-Tailed Hawk Project  

Good news about grants for the park project – we are getting donations from other Rotary clubs as well as our members and friends in the community.  Let’s keep up the good work!  Check out the CBS News 4 report about the REASON we are raising this money!!!
Charles Billera
Blue Badge Recipients Welcome to  Rotary Club of Aurora
 Ryan Turbyfill
President Jim Bickford has a table at the RI President's dinner on January 25th in Denver.  We need to fill the table.  Details in link below and please let Jim know if you would like to attend. 
Check out link about the using the ClubRunner App for your phone:
Shari Plantz-Masters, PhD.  &  Linda Osterlund, PhD
Regis University
Shari Plantz-Masters, PhD.  Academic Dean, College of Computer &

Information Services and Linda Osterlund, PhD Academic Dean College for Health Professions from Regis University were our two speakers. 

Regis aims to develop students as a whole person. Students from all faith backgrounds are bonded together by the common purpose of building a better society and are shaped by Jesuit, Catholic traditions, which emphasize the importance of critical thinking, having a global perspective and standing up for those who do not have a voice.

With a small student-to-faculty ratio, our award-winning faculty is dedicated to empowering graduates with the skills and perspective needed to harness their passions and talents and spur change on a local and global scale.  Regis offers degrees at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels.  Dr. Plantz-Masters discussed the differing degrees with the CCIS program.  Accreditation with the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, the recognized accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and technology, demonstrates a program’s commitment to providing its students with a high-quality education. Regis has three undergraduate programs with ABET accreditation – Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, and Computer Science. About 1,300 schools nationwide offer computing programs, but Regis is one of just 308 that offers accredited programs. Furthermore, Regis is one of just eight institutions nationwide to offer those accredited programs 100 percent online.

Dr. Osterlund discussed the College of Health Professions. The Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions (RHCHP) is comprised of three schools: NursingPharmacy and Physical Therapy; and two divisions: Counseling and Family Therapy and Health Services Education. Our innovative and dynamic degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare you for a variety of careers in the health professions with cutting-edge knowledge essential in today's ever-changing health care environments.  There is significant competition to enter the program and the graduates are high quality.  Loretto Heights School of Nursing is a top nursing school in Colorado. Our graduates are recognized for their knowledge, competence, compassion, ethics and leadership abilities. Our mission is to provide high quality, values-centered, professional nursing education and to strengthen a commitment to social justice and community service. We provide a supportive environment with opportunities to identify personal values, to be socially responsible, and to develop competence in nursing practice and leadership in the delivery and transformation of health care for the betterment of society.

Thank you for your time and providing information about Regis University.
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Dwight Taylor
January 7
Brian Erickson
January 8
Cheryl Riggs
January 19
Kate Mullins
January 28
Spouse Birthdays
January 3
John Witulski
January 3
Carolyn Rapp
January 6
Joyce Beabout
January 24
Jessica Tilley
January 28
Thomas Klein
Razz Cortes Maceda
January 4
Leo Beserra
January 13
Join Date
George Peck
January 1, 1994
25 years
Ric Martin
January 1, 1996
23 years
Sheila Anthony
January 4, 2018
1 year
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