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SVC Series on Spirituality and Aging Plans Lecture on Mind, Body, Spirit Wellness Oct. 10

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Posted: Thursday Sep 20, 2012

September 20, 2012

Saint Vincent College School of Social Sciences, Communication, and Education will present Mary Alice Armour, R.N., BSN, wellness center director at Saint Vincent College, as the second speaker in the fifth edition of its lecture series on Aging and Spirituality at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Fred M. Rogers Center. Her presentation is entitled, “Spirituality and Wellness – Mind, Body and Spirit.” Admission is free and open to the public.

Mrs. Armour attended Nursing School at Saint Francis General Hospital in Pittsburgh, and received her BSN from Carlow College in Pittsburgh. She began her nursing career in pediatrics at Saint Francis Hospital where she also served as a clinical instructor for the School of Nursing. Additional nursing experience includes post-anesthesia care, geriatrics, drug and alcohol detoxification and rehabilitation, hospice and working in a physician’s office.

In 1993 Mrs. Armour assumed a staff nurse position in the health center at Saint Vincent College. In 1995 she became director of the Health Center, then director of wellness for the campus in 2002.

She is a past president of the Organization of College Health Services (OCHS), member of the American College Health Association (ACHA), coordinator of Healthy Campus SVC, member of the crisis management team and the animal care and use committee of Saint Vincent College. She resides in Unity Township with her husband. They have two grown daughters and four grandchildren.

The third and final presentation in the series will be Thomas Antos, M.D., FACP, SVC’65, geriatric and internal medicine specialist, “Medical and Formative Spiritual Perspectives,” Wednesday, November 14.

Persons of all ages are welcome to attend and share in the discussion and questions.

Parking for the physically challenged is available at the Fred M. Rogers Center. All participants may park in Parking Area A and enter the Rogers Center at the first floor entrance.

Reservations are not required. For additional information, phone 724 805-2522.

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Photo: Mary Alice Armour, R.N., BSN 

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