College For Every Student (CFES) and the University of Vermont Health Network—Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) will host a healthcare fair Tuesday, Feb. 28, at CVPH in Plattsburgh. The fair will engage Adirondack students, grades 6-12, in activities involving science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to spark their interest in related careers.
Representatives from EMT of CVPH, the School of Radiology, the Laboratory and other hospital departments and services will work with students. In addition, representatives from North Country Community College, Clinton Community College, SUNY Plattsburgh and CV-TEC will offer information about STEM career options and pathways.
WHO: College For Every Student and the University of Vermont Health Network—Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital
WHAT: Healthcare Fair for students, grades 6-12, from Adirondack schools
WHERE: UVM Health Network – CVPH 75 Beekman St. Plattsburgh, N.Y.
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 28. Session 1— 9:00-11:00am; Session 2 — 1:00-3:00pm
WHY: To advance STEM learning for students through interactive activities and to help students understand related pathways to college and career.
About College For Every Student
College For Every Student (CFES) is a global leader helping K-12 low-income students from rural and urban communities become college and career ready. CFES has helped 100,000 students since 1991, and today supports 25,000 students through partnerships with schools, businesses and colleges in 30 states and Ireland. The CFES Program engages students in three core practices — Mentoring, Leadership Through Service, and Pathways to College and Career — that raise aspirations, and develop grit, teamwork, resilience, leadership and other Essential Skills that advance social and educational uplift. (www.collegefes.org)
About Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital
The University of Vermont Health Network – Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital is a private, not-for profit hospital and a subsidiary of Community Providers Inc., (CPI). Established in 1967 with the merger of Champlain Valley and Physicians hospitals, CVPH joined Fletcher Allen Partners in 2012, which in 2014, became The University of Vermont Health Network. Together with its partners, Alice Hyde Medical Center, Central Vermont Medical Center, Elizabethtown Community Hospital and the University of Vermont Medical Center, CVPH provides high quality, cost effective care, close to home. Services include an award winning cardiac services program, accredited cancer center, freestanding ambulatory surgery center, comprehensive rehabilitation services and a 24 hour physician-staffed Emergency Care Center. Governed by a 15-member Board of Directors, CVPH is accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by New York State and Medicare/Medicaid approved. Learn more at UVMHealth.org/CVPH or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
About the University of Vermont Health Network
The University of Vermont Health Network is a four-hospital system serving the residents of Vermont and northern New York with a shared mission: working together, we improve people’s lives. The partners are:
- The University of Vermont Medical Center
- The University of Vermont Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center
- The University of Vermont Health Network – Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital
- The University of Vermont Health Network – Elizabethtown Community Hospital
- The University of Vermont – Alice Hyde Medical Center
Our 4,000 health care professionals are driven to provide high-quality, cost-efficient care as close to home as possible. Strengthened by our academic connection to the University of Vermont, each of our hospitals remains committed to its local community by providing compassionate, personal care shaped by the latest medical advances and delivered by highly skilled experts.