Author Archives: Lorraine Patrick

Bellevue University Graduation Activities 2017

Commencement CeremonyOn Friday, June 2nd and Saturday, June 3rd, smiles and laughter filled the campus as Bellevue University graduates celebrated with their families and friends on completing their educational milestone.  On Friday, Bellevue University students and their guests attended a Graduation Open House in the Margre H. Durham Student Center on the main campus. Continue reading

Bed Bugs in a Library?

Bed Bug Sign

This year the Bellevue University Library Staff celebrated its 20th year offering a Professional Growth Day for library staff. The day provided an opportunity for Library Staff to come together and present for 10 minutes each on a library-related topic.  This year, Professional Growth Day was on Wednesday March 8, 2017. The  presentation that I did was, “Bed Bug Prevention in Libraries.” Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Programs and Resources at the Library

Budget Ideas ValentineAre you worried that your funds can’t stretch far enough to give your beloved a memorable Valentine’s Day?  If that’s the case, you’re not alone.  For sweethearts on a budget, the Bellevue University Library is a great resource to help you make your Valentine’s Day romantic and one to remember without breaking the bank. Continue reading

BRUIN Thanksgiving

happy-thanksgivingThe Thanksgiving holiday is the one day of the year that is purely American.  Typically, families and friends gather together for a special meal with lots of delicious food (turkey, stuffing, potatoes, cranberry sauce, gravy, vegetables, and a variety of delicious desserts).  Offices and retail stores are closed for the day and grocery stores typically close early.  The traditions on Thanksgiving are just as unique as every American family. Typically, families will watch football and parades on TV, but some families prefer to eat around midday and go to the movies. Continue reading

BRUIN Pride Walk/Run on 10/2/ 2016

bruin-walk-photo1On a cool, crisp fall morning at Bellevue University, 248 staff, faculty, and students banded together for the annual BRUIN Pride Walk/Run on Sunday, October 2, 2016.  The purpose of the event was to bring together the Bellevue University community and to support the Bellevue University Athletics Department.

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CINAHL: A Valuable Resource for Healthcare Courses

MedicalSince this week, (September 26-30 2016) is National Health and IT (Information Technology) Week, we are highlighting one of our newest and all-inclusive health-related databases, CINAHL Complete.  CINAHL Complete (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) is offered through EBSCOhost , (one of our database vendors.)  It provides core nursing and allied health journal titles and complements some of the current nursing and health databases already available through the Bellevue University Library, such as ProQuest Family Health, ProQuest Health Management, and ProQuest Nursing/Allied Health Source. Continue reading