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Congratulations to Medical Laboratory Science senior, Caitlin Pizarro!  Caitlin has earned numerous scholarships and grants, the latest of which are the Regina Welch Scholarship and the Bill Sweger Memorial Grant from the Keystone Point of Care Coordinators (KEYPOCC).  

Caitlin, the inaugural recipient of the Regina Welch Scholarship, applied through Stevenson University's Office of Financial Aid.  Both the KEYPOCC and the Welch Scholarships have requirements specifying that the recipient be a Medical Laboratory Science major, be enrolled full-time and meet specific GPA requirements.  Caitlin is pictured above (right) with Jeanne Mumford, President of the Keystone Point of Care Coordinators when she was awarded her grant. 

Medical Laboratory Professionals are in high demand due to a severe shortage of practitioners.  This means higher salaries and many job opportunities.  Click here to learn more about the profession and the Medical Laboratory Science Program at Stevenson University.  Click here to view A Life Saved.   This poignant and moving story helps to demonstrate the active, vital role that laboratorians play every day in every lab in the country. It is our hope that the video inspires you to consider the important contributions you could make to your community and to healthcare by becoming a Medical Laboratory Scientist.  

Pictured L to R:  Vivi-Anne Griffey, MS, MLS (ASCP)CM, Program Coordinator, Andrew Zink and Melissa Fisher

Congratulations to Melissa Fisher and Andrew Zink on receiving the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) National Student Honor Award. This award, decided upon by the ASCP Scholarship Committee, awards students who have at least a 3.3 GPA (on a 4.0 scale), demonstrate exemplary leadership and community service participation, be a student member of ASCP and must be completing their final year of an accredited MLS Program. Melissa and Andrew were two of only 78 total recipients nationwide to receive this prestigious honor. They received certificates and were recognized at the MLS Pinning Ceremony in May, 2017 for this tremendous achievement.

For Medical Laboratory Scientists, ASCP certification is the “gold standard” for professionals who wish to maintain their credentials and advance their careers. All faculty in the MLS Program at Stevenson University hold current ASCP certification.

Medical Laboratory Scientists are highly skilled, highly trained and highly sought after professionals with outstanding earning potential. 100% of our 2017 graduates are EMPLOYED. If you believe diagnosing and treating disease is an important aspect of healthcare, then a career as a medical laboratory professional might be for you. Find out more about the MLS Program at Stevenson University.

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