Aspen Cares Gives Back With Phoenix Community Outreach Event

With the ongoing pandemic, giving back to the community is more vital than ever this holiday season. Because so many vulnerable populations are facing unprecedented challenges, we support two great Phoenix, Arizona-based organizations that help those experiencing homelessness and food insecurity. Aspen employees raised over $2,000 to support The Society St. Vincent de Paul Ozanam … Keep Reading

Phoenix Community Outreach Event

With the onset of COVID-19, many of our neighbors have lost their jobs, health, and families. Many struggle to just get by day to day. What can we do? Aspen Cares started to research local organizations to find who work with our local Phoenix community. We sought to find a smaller organization that shelters, feeds, … Keep Reading

Alabama Nurse Spent a Month in NYC Helping COVID-19 Patients

In mid March, Alabama native — and Aspen University online RN to BSN student — Laurice Ransom hopped on a plane and bravely headed to New York City to provide much-needed support to a healthcare system overwhelmed by COVID-19.  “At the time, Alabama was at the beginning stages of their numbers and testing, and New … Keep Reading

2019 Aspen Cares Philanthropy Wrap Up

Beyond our passion for serving our students, we enjoy giving back to our communities and other organizations that provide critical services and experiences.  Aspen University philanthropy program, Aspen Cares, has supported literacy, homeless populations, Alzheimer’s awareness and fundraising, pets, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and other issues that affect our communities.  “Working together, our employees share … Keep Reading

Aspen Helps PCH Honors Its 1,600 Nurses

So many selfless acts of nursing go unrecognized on a daily basis. Nurses Week is an opportunity for everyone to pause and appreciate nurses around the country. The theme for 2019 is “4 Million Reasons To Celebrate.”   Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) is celebrating National Nurses Week with a week-long calendar of events — in … Keep Reading

Aspen Cares’ Nurses Provide Patient Care in Mexico

In March 2019, Aspen University’s Director of Clinical Simulation, Tammy Drewett — along with 5 Aspen University nursing students — traveled to Puerto Penasco, Mexico on a 6-day mission trip. Tammy, Karlisa, Shelby, Aida, Hayley, and Katelyn* worked alongside physician assistant (PA) students from Boston to help serve a poverty-stricken area in rural Mexico. They … Keep Reading

Think Pink

When you hear “Think Pink,” what do you think about? Flamingos? Lipstick? A rose? Since 1985, October has been known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM). About 40,000 men and women die each year from this disease, and from inception, the goal of BCAM has been to promote mammography as the most efficient weapon in … Keep Reading