New Josephine Norkaitis Student Success Center Opens at Mercy College of Health Sciences

11/14/17 News Article
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Mercy College of Health Sciences and the Mercy Foundation, Des Moines, IA, announced the opening of the new Josephine Norkaitis Student Success Center.

Named for the late philanthropist and education advocate Josephine Norkaitis, the space is located on the Mercy College campus in downtown Des Moines. The center provides students with opportunities to enhance their education through academic and personal counseling, tutoring and related support services.

The Josephine Norkaitis Student Success Center, made possible by Norkaitis Family Charities, will help Mercy College prepare graduates for service and leadership in health care by providing an innovative place for them to learn and grow.

“We are excited to open the Josephine Norkaitis Student Success Center at Mercy College to enrich our student learning and experience” said Barbara Decker, JD, president of Mercy College. “This new space will continue to help establish Mercy College as a national leader for excellence in the delivery and innovation of health services education.”

We are excited to open the Josephine Norkaitis Student Success Center at Mercy College to enrich our student learning and experience. This new space will continue to help establish Mercy College as a national leader for excellence in the delivery and innovation of health services education.

- Barbara Decker, JD, president of Mercy College
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