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Cedar Crest College to Offer a New Accelerated Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Program

Cedar Crest College to Offer a New Accelerated Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing Program

The new full-time program is designed for students who already hold a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing specialty but who now want to pursue a career in nursing. The new program will be in an accelerated, 15-month format.

Cedar Crest College Enters Partnership With Salus University to Provide Graduate Opportunities for Women

Cedar Crest College Enters Partnership With Salus University to Provide Graduate Opportunities for Women

Under the agreement, women at Cedar Crest who complete a pre-audiology curriculum at Cedar Crest with a 3.3 GPA for three years or above can apply for admission to complete a doctor of audiology degree at Salus University with four additional years of study. A similar 3+4 program will be available for student in optometry.

Cedar Crest College to Offer Qualified Students Same Tuition They Would Pay at Flagship Public Campus in Their State

Cedar Crest College to Offer Qualified Students Same Tuition They Would Pay at Flagship Public Campus in Their State

The State Tuition Access Rate (STAR) program will offer a private liberal arts education at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to qualified women students at the same tuition they would pay at the flagship public university in their home states.

Melanie Wilcox of Oklahoma State University Wins Three Awards from the American Psychological Association

Melanie Wilcox of Oklahoma State University Wins Three Awards from the American Psychological Association

Dr. Wilcox joined the College of Education, Health and Aviation faculty at Oklahoma State University in 2018. Prior to coming to OSU, Wilcox was an assistant professor and director of the Psychological Services Clinic at Louisiana Tech University.

Three Women Scholars Promoted at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Three Women Scholars Promoted at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania

The three women earning promotions at Cedar Crest College, a liberal arts educational institution for women in Allentown, Pennsylvania, are Joan Kern and Jill Purdy in education and Lindsey Welch in chemistry.

Eight Women Named Outstanding First-Year Student Advocates by the National Resources Center

Eight Women Named Outstanding First-Year Student Advocates by the National Resources Center

The National Resources Center at the University of South Carolina recently named 10 educators as 2019 Outstanding First-Year Student Advocates. Out of the 10 recipients, eight were women.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

New Administrative Posts for Ten Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Ten Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Cedar Crest College in Pennsylvania Establishes a School of Nursing

Cedar Crest College in Pennsylvania Establishes a School of Nursing

Cedar Crest College, the selective liberal arts college for women in Allentown, Pennsytlvania, has announced the establishment of the School of Nursing that will house the college’s extensive undergraduate and graduate programs in nursing. Dr. Wendy Robb will be the inaugural dean of the new School of Nursing.

Elizabeth Meade Appointed President of Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Elizabeth Meade Appointed President of Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Dr. Meade has been serving as interim president since former president Carmen Twillie Ambar left last summer to become president of Oberlin College in Ohio. Prior to becoming interim president in July 2017, Dr. Meade served as provost for five years.

Four Women Scholars Promoted to Senior Faculty Posts at Cedar Crest College

Four Women Scholars Promoted to Senior Faculty Posts at Cedar Crest College

The four women appointed to either associate professor or full professor at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, are Christine Lombardo-Zaun in business, Mae Ann Pasquale and Wendy Robb in nursing, and Martine Scannavino in nutrition.

Cedar Crest College to Add a Doctoral Degree Program in Nurse Anesthesia

Cedar Crest College to Add a Doctoral Degree Program in Nurse Anesthesia

The 36-month, full-time program will offer students the opportunity to practice in a brand new, $1.8 million simulation lab complete with state-of-the-art technology, two high-fidelity simulation rooms, and a high-fidelity operating room.

All 2017 Incoming Students at Cedar Crest College Will Travel Together to Athens in 2019

All 2017 Incoming Students at Cedar Crest College Will Travel Together to Athens in 2019

At this year’s convocation, Elizabeth Meade, interim president of Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, announced that this year’s entering class would travel to Athens, Greece, in the spring of 2019 for their Sophomore Expedition.

The Next President of Oberlin College in Ohio

The Next President of Oberlin College in Ohio

Since 2008, Dr. Ambar has been serving as president of Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She is widely regarded as having done a remarkable job leading the woman’s college. Earlier in her career, she was the youngest dean in the history of Rutgers University.

All Sophomores at Cedar Crest College in 2018 Will Travel as a Group to Rio de Janeiro

All Sophomores at Cedar Crest College in 2018 Will Travel as a Group to Rio de Janeiro

Earlier this year, Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, announced that all incoming first-year students who are in good academic standing will be eligible for a study-abroad opportunity during spring break of their sophomore year. Now the college’s president has announced that the sophomore class will travel together to Rio de Janiero.

In Memoriam: Sylvia Kay Hassenfeld, 1921-2014

In Memoriam: Sylvia Kay Hassenfeld, 1921-2014

Sylvia Hassenfeld was a longtime member of the board of trustees and financial supporter of Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. A graduate of Cedar Crest College, she also served on the board of New York University’s Langone Medical Center.

Ann Bieber Appointed President of Lehigh Carbon Community College in Pennsylvania

Ann Bieber Appointed President of Lehigh Carbon Community College in Pennsylvania

Dr. Bieber has been with the college since 1981 and has been serving as interim president since December. Previously, she was senior vice president of administrative services. She holds a doctorate from Capella University.

Betty Powell, Provost at Cedar Crest College, Resigns After 17 Months on the Job

Betty Powell, Provost at Cedar Crest College, Resigns After 17 Months on the Job

Cedar Crest’s president stated, “There are moments when both parties recognize that the fit is not ideal.”