Welcome to the College of Health Sciences!
Healthcare and the health professions are rapidly changing to meet the demands of today's patients/clients. New models of providing affordable healthcare are emerging and being integrated into practice. The Patient Centered Medical Home concept, expanded roles for practitioners, electronic medical records, and telehealth are only a few of the new approaches. As would be expected, these changes have a direct effect on teaching healthcare professionals. Find out more!
The College of Health Sciences Mission Statement:
"The mission of the College of Health Sciences is to promote excellence in health and human services through university teaching, research and service with special emphasis on rural populations."
Dr. Jayne Jenkins, with the Division of Kinesiology and Health, was selected as next year's TIE Fellow. The goal of TIE is to provide leadership, incentives and support for excellence in teaching and learning through the use of innovative technologies. We believe this project to be essential to maintaining quality distance education programs in a competitive environment, and work to encourage and support faculty in technology innovation. The TIE program is a competitive grant program that provides accepted instructors support , software, hardware and a small grant to use technology to improve the teaching and learning experience in distance courses.