Chicago, IL, United States
Chicago, IL, United States

Rush University is a private university on the West Side of Chicago, Illinois. The university, founded in 1972, is the academic arm of Rush University Medical Center. Rush University comprises: Rush Medical College Rush University College of Nursing Rush University College of Health science The Graduate College of Rush UniversityRush encompasses a 613-bed hospital serving adults and children, the 61-bed Johnston R. Bowman Health Center and Rush University. The campus occupies an 8-acre site on Chicago's Near West Side, in the Illinois Medical District, which also includes its teaching hospital, Rush University Medical Center. Wikipedia.


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News Article | May 18, 2017
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The 23rd annual Communicator Awards honors mStoner, Inc. — a digital-first agency working with education institutions — with one Award of Excellence and three Awards of Distinction. With more than 6,000 entries received from across the United States and around the world, the Communicator Awards is one of the largest and most competitive awards programs honoring creative excellence for communications professionals. The mStoner team is thrilled to share the following results: Tulane University The Tulane web team had the buy-in of senior leadership and the campus community for a new website, but they needed a data-driven, comprehensive strategy for how to go about it. The finished site makes a strong visual impact, prominently highlights Tulane’s research, conveys the rich culture of its New Orleans campus, and offers visitors a streamlined navigation. Saint Louis University According to SLU, a top 100 research university, “Discoveries — big and small — happen here every day.” Sharing those discoveries in an engaging way with prospective students was the main priority for Vice President of Marketing and Communications Jeff Fowler in relaunching slu.edu. The project also focused on changing the entire university’s approach to its web presence and including all units in the rollout of a modern, competitive, and beautiful new site. Rush University Rush needed to successfully merge four medical and nursing colleges under a new brand and web strategy that reflected the university’s prominence in health science education. A clean IA scaled the 20,000 assets down to 500, with no legacy pages left over. The entire site is lean, updated, and scaled to a size the current staff can manage. University of Rochester School of Nursing The School of Nursing needed a better understanding of what motivates prospective students and a strategy to attract more right-fit students to apply to the school’s varied nursing programs. Launched in September 2016, the new, vibrant website showcases the school’s research, faculty, and students in one consistent voice and tone that’s a model for presenting nursing as a collaborative continuum. About mStoner, Inc. mStoner, Inc. is a digital-first agency committed to tailored solutions that deliver real results. We help clients tell their authentic stories by clarifying their unique brand value proposition, creating a content strategy to communicate the brand effectively, and implementing compelling and dynamic communications across the web, mobile, social media, print, and other channels. We focus on research, data, and results. Since 2001, we’ve worked with more than 350 colleges, universities, and professional schools in the U.S. and abroad. Visit mstoner.com to learn more.


News Article | May 5, 2017
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LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has released its list of the Best Colleges in Illinois for 2017. 50 four-year colleges were ranked, with Northwestern University, University of Chicago, Bradley University, Illinois Institute of Technology and Augustana College taking the top five spots on the list. 49 two-year schools were also selected; Carl Sandburg College, Illinois Central College, Richland Community College, Rend Lake College and Lincoln Land Community College were the top five. A complete list of schools is included below. “The schools on our list have shown that they offer outstanding educational programs that set students up for post-college success,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.org. “Students exploring higher education options in Illinois can also look to these schools to provide top-quality resources that help maximize the overall educational experience.” To be included on the “Best Colleges in Illinois” list, all schools must be not-for-profit and regionally accredited. Each college is also evaluated metrics including annual alumni earnings, the opportunity for employment services and academic counseling, the selection of degree programs offered, financial aid availability and graduation rates. Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in Illinois” list, visit: The Best Four-Year Colleges in Illinois for 2017 include: Augustana College Aurora University Benedictine University Blackburn College Bradley University Chicago State University Concordia University-Chicago DePaul University Dominican University Eastern Illinois University Elmhurst College Eureka College Governors State University Greenville College Illinois College Illinois Institute of Technology Illinois State University Illinois Wesleyan University Judson University Knox College Lake Forest College Lewis University Loyola University Chicago MacMurray College McKendree University Millikin University Monmouth College National Louis University North Central College North Park University Northern Illinois University Northwestern University Olivet Nazarene University Principia College Quincy University Rockford University Roosevelt University Rush University Saint Xavier University Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Trinity Christian College Trinity International University-Illinois University of Chicago University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois at Springfield University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of St Francis Western Illinois University Wheaton College The Best Two-Year Colleges in Illinois for 2017 include: Black Hawk College Carl Sandburg College City Colleges of Chicago - Harry S Truman College City Colleges of Chicago - Malcolm X College City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College College of DuPage College of Lake County Danville Area Community College Elgin Community College Frontier Community College Harper College Heartland Community College Highland Community College Illinois Central College Illinois Valley Community College John A Logan College John Wood Community College Joliet Junior College Kankakee Community College Kaskaskia College Kishwaukee College Lake Land College Lewis and Clark Community College Lincoln Land Community College Lincoln Trail College MacCormac College McHenry County College Moraine Valley Community College Morton College Oakton Community College Olney Central College Parkland College Prairie State College Rend Lake College Richland Community College Rock Valley College Sauk Valley Community College Shawnee Community College South Suburban College Southeastern Illinois College Southwestern Illinois College Spoon River College Triton College Wabash Valley College Waubonsee Community College ### About Us: LearnHowtoBecome.org was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from LearnHowtoBecome.org has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.


News Article | April 27, 2017
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"Sally's early experience as a critical care nurse translates into an ability to make important decisions quickly and prioritize needs. That foundation, combined with her strong performance as a change management leader, makes her ideal to guide this dynamic organization as it executes the second phase of its strategic plan," said Adrienne White-Faines, American Osteopathic Association CEO. In her new role, Szumlas is responsible for overall strategic and systemic improvements, delivering operational efficiencies and guiding implementation of the strategic plan. She will directly manage human resources, certifying board services, membership and information technology. "As a nurse executive, I've had the opportunity to work on building and optimizing systems that support the delivery of high quality health care throughout my career. I am thrilled to join the American Osteopathic Association family and leadership team. This is a critical time to demonstrate the impact of osteopathic medicine on global health. I'm eager to collaborate with this outstanding medical profession as we work to advance the association's mission," said Szumlas. Szumlas has presented widely on quality improvement and population health initiatives and has published in Nurse Leader and the Joint Commission Journal of Quality and Patient Safety. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northwestern University, a Master's Degree in Nursing Administration from DePaul University, where she will complete her Master of Public Health in June 2017.  Szumlas is currently pursuing her doctorate in Systems Leadership at Rush University College of Nursing. The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) represents more than 129,000 osteopathic physicians (DOs) and osteopathic medical students; promotes public health; encourages scientific research; serves as the primary certifying body for DOs; is the accrediting agency for osteopathic medical schools; and has federal authority to accredit hospitals and other health care facilities. More information on DOs/osteopathic medicine can be found at www.DoctorsThatDO.org. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/american-osteopathic-association-names-sally-szumlas-chief-operating-officer-300447248.html

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