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People and Places logoSt. Elizabeth School of Nursing in Lafayette recently received official notification that the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) Board of Commissioners granted the school continuing accreditation for eight years. That is the maximum accreditation period allowed by ACEN. The next site visit at the School of Nursing for continuing accreditation will be scheduled for 2023. “This accreditation is earned and gives us great pride,” said Deacon John Jezierski, director of the St. Elizabeth School of Nursing. “This is only one of many ways that we set ourselves apart from other programs. Our faculty and staff have achieved this accreditation by providing top quality education for our students.” The St. Elizabeth School of Nursing, a division of Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health, was established in 1897.


Kool Smiles Dentistry for Kids will offer free care to uninsured children in the Lafayette and Indianapolis areas on Sunday, May 15. The “Sharing Smiles” free care day will be held at the following locations: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Kool Smiles Keystone, 2248 E. 53rd St., Indianapolis; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Kool Smiles Target Center, 3658 East St., Indianapolis; and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Kool Smiles Lafayette, 4315 Commerce Dr., Lafayette. Available treatments will include dental exams, limited emergency care, extractions, fillings and more. Treatments will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. The “Sharing Smiles” day is a nationwide event. For a complete list of participating offices and available treatment, visit the Web site at mykoolsmiles.com/sharingsmiles.

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