Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences

Donna Gardner teaches during a class for medical assistant students

Saint Luke's College Opening Doors for High School Students to Pursue a Future in Healthcare

​A new pilot program at Saint Luke’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences is opening career doors as early as high school for some future Kansas City healthcare heroes.

Through a partnership with Rockhurst University and KC Prep to benefit Allen Village High School students, an opportunity now exists for 5-7 students to be chosen during their junior year to participate in the program.
Rockhurst OT, SLP students at Operation Breakthrough Kansas City

Rockhurst Students, Operation Breakthrough Mutually Benefit from Partnership

In 2019, Rockhurst began a service-learning partnership with Operation Breakthrough, the largest early learning center in the Kansas City region.

Under the agreement, Rockhurst occupational therapy and speech-language pathology students work with some of the hundreds of kids at Operation Breakthrough, learning how to properly evaluate children and provide intervention.

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