June 21, 2012
Hillcrest Hospital Claremore presents check to RSU Foundation
David Chaussard, center, CEO of Hillcrest Hospital Claremore, presents a $26,000 check representing the first installment of its commitment to endow the Senator Stratton Taylor Nursing Excellence Scholarship in partnership with Hillcrest HealthCare System benefitting the Rogers State University nursing program and its students. RSU President Dr. Larry Rice, right, and Dr. Richard Beck, RSU Vice President for Academic Affairs, accept the check Thursday morning on behalf of the RSU Foundation. The scholarship was first announced by David T. Vandewater, President and CEO of Ardent Health Services, when he spoke at RSU in February as the Herrington Distinguished Lecturer.