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The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted communities of color, and data shows that fewer Black and LatinX people are getting vaccinated against COVID. Michael Harley To address this, Michael Harley, a member of 100 Black Men of Greater South Bend and director of student teaching and clinical practice at IU South Bend’s School of Education, took the initiative to connect The 100 to his colleagues at the Vera Z. Dwyer…

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The School of Nursing at IU South Bend’s Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences provided training this month for a dozen local retired medical professionals who have volunteered to help administer COVID19 vaccinations. “When Anna Milligan, a retired critical care nurse, asked me if the nursing school could offer this training,” said IU South Bend Interim Assistant Dean of Nursing Barbara White, PhD, RN, CPN, CNE, “I knew we…

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Indiana University South Bend has received the largest single philanthropic donation in its history. A $5.85 million gift from the Vera Z. Dwyer Charitable Trust has been given in support of the College of Health Sciences at IU South Bend. In recognition of the gift, the College of Health Sciences at IU South Bend has been named the Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences. The purpose of this philanthropic investment…

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  IU South Bend Dental Hygiene Program will have an Access to Care Day from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday April 12, in the Education and Arts Building. The building is off of Esther Street and Mishawaka Avenue, south of the Administration Building. This is a day of free dental care to the first 250 patients registered.  Volunteer dentists and hygienists will offer cleanings, extractions or fillings.  Each patient…

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IU South Bend Dental Hygiene Program will have a free dental sealant clinic for ages 5 and up. The clinic is in the Education and Arts Building, near the corner of Esther and Mishawaka Avenue.  The clinic doors are on the west end of the building. The clinic is by appointment only and will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 4, and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.…

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