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Partnership Provides Role Models for Teen Moms »

August 30, 2011

“I have been in your shoes,” an African-American woman says to a group of teenage mothers in St. Louis, Mo., “and now I’m vice president of a bank.” For a young woman just beginning to grapple with parenthood, few words could be more powerful.

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Inaugural Nollau Class Prepares for First Retreat »

August 30, 2011

For most students, fall is synonymous with familiar back-to-school traditions. But for the Nollau Institute’s inaugural class, this year will likely be anything but routine.

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CHHSM Travel Program Takes Off »

August 30, 2011

After months of pilot adventures, the time has come for Passport to Travel to take off.

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Ruth Hardin Brings Changes to Plymouth Place »

August 23, 2011

Since arriving at Plymouth Place, Hardin has made many positive changes, including allowing and encouraging residents to plan their own events like tailgate parties, movie screenings and quilting groups.

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Advocate's Newest Executive Focuses on Community »

July 28, 2011

The sweltering heat of summer slows down most people, but that can’t be said for the Rev. Kathie Bender Schwich. On July 25, she was all-systems go as she took on the role of senior vice president of mission and spiritual care for Illinois-based Advocate Health Care.

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Kramer-Moyer Leaves Legacy at Phoebe »

July 28, 2011

It’s a morning like many in his 15-year career when the Rev. Dr. Allan Kramer-Moyer returns to his desk after meeting with his clinical pastoral education students at Phoebe Ministries in Allentown, Pa. But today he begins to think about his retirement in early September, and leaving the place he’s poured his heart into — and his eyes fill with tears.