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News from Unity

Unity Foundation Supports the Next Generation of Nurses

Unity Health System awarded the recipients of its 2013 Nursing Scholarship Program. The scholarships are awarded to high school seniors intending to pursue an R.N. degree.

A total of six scholarships, $1,000 each, will be awarded to the following students who have been accepted into a four-year nursing program and are graduating in 2013:

• Tashawna Beaman from Gates Chili Central School District

• Lauren Houston, Hilton Central School District

• Tracey Ibezim from Rochester City School District

• Samantha Orlando, Spencerport Central School District

• Morgan Penepent from Churchville Chili Central School District

Brianna Turrisi, Greece Central School District

On Tuesday, June 4, Chief Nursing Officer Jane McCormack, and Unity Health Foundation President Annette Leahy hosted the scholarship winners at a small reception for their friends and family.

About Unity

At Unity Health System you’ll find the friendliest and most compassionate people dedicated to providing the best possible health care experience. We have over 70 locations in Rochester and Monroe County, including Unity Hospital, located on the Unity Park Ridge Health Care Campus in the town of Greece and the Unity St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester. Key programs include our Joint Replacement Center, Family Birth Place, Spine Center, Diabetes Center, Stroke Center, Brain Injury & Physical Rehabilitation, and Chemical Dependency. Our Center for Aging has the area’s most comprehensive range of services for older adults which includes specialized care for dementia, a chronic ventilator unit, three skilled nursing facilities, assisted living, a short-stay transitional care center, home health services, adult day programs, and The Villages at Unity—an independent senior living community. ACM Medical Laboratory is a world leader of patient and clinical trials testing, with locations in western New York, York, England, and India, and lab partnerships across the globe. Our shared commitment to delivering health care the way it should be is reflected in our overall employee and patient satisfaction ratings and quality outcomes. For more information, visit www.unityhealth.org.