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DONATE BLOOD — SNA and MSNA bring the American Red Cross to campus to hold a blood drive for students and the community.

Blood Drive collects 30 pints of blood, combating national blood shortage

Rachel Pott April 4, 2024

The Student Nurses Association (SNA), along with the Multicultural Student Nurses Association (MSNA), held a blood drive on Mar. 28 with the help of the American Red Cross. The blood drive was held in...

BLOOD DRIVE - NMU nursing students Lauren Smith (left) and Megan Hendrickson (right) check in student blood donors. On Jan. 26, the American Red Cross held a blood drive in the Olson Library with help from NMU School of Nursing.

Campus blood drive encourages students to donate amidst blood shortage

Jackie Phillips January 27, 2023

The American Red Cross held a blood drive inside the Lydia M. Olson Library on Thursday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. with the help of the NMU Nursing School.  The Red Cross reaches out to various...

LETS DONATE - Cassidy Orr (left) and Maci Aho (right), seniors and nursing majors, volunteered to work at the registration station at the Red Cross Blood Drive while students, staff, and Marquette community members donate in the background.

Nation facing blood shortages; Red Cross hosts blood drive at Lydia M. Olson Library

Ayanna Allen, Assistant News Editor September 15, 2022

The Red Cross hosted a blood drive to help with the national blood shortage on Sept. 14 in Lydia M. Olson Library from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. NMU nursing students volunteered to run the registration desk for...

GIVING BACK—Morgan Hallenbeck (left, front), Loryn Burnette (farthest back, right), Lauren Smith (middle, right), and Analisa Ehli (front, right) Students from the School of Nursing helped out with the Blood Drive by taking vitals for those who were donating blood.

School of Nursing hosts annual blood drive with U.P. Regional Blood Center

Ayanna Allen, Staff Writer October 15, 2021
NMU’s School of Nursing hosted its annual blood drive through the U.P. Regional Blood Center in hopes to donate blood to 13 hospitals to help with the blood shortage.
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School of Nursing teams up with UP Regional Blood Center to host blood drive

Ayanna Allen March 25, 2021
The School of Nursing and UP Regional Blood Center along with the PreMed club will be hosting blood drives on March 30 and 31 for the Marquette community.
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UP Regional Blood Center hosts campus blood drive

Ryan McChesney October 13, 2020

The UP Regional Blood Center will be hosting a blood drive on NMU’s campus.  The blood drive will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14 outside of Jamrich Hall. Any and all blood types...

Blood Center desperate for contributions

Blood Center desperate for contributions

Akasha Khalsa October 10, 2019

Due to a national shortage of blood donors, the U.P. is currently experiencing a critical need for blood to provide to hospitals.  NMU and the U.P. Regional Blood Center (UPRBC) will hold an upcoming...

Neighbor, can you spare a drop?

Neighbor, can you spare a drop?

Northwind Staff October 10, 2019

Whether you spare some time and a pint of blood, or you find some way to volunteer your time with the Red Cross or other organizations, you have an opportunity to save a person’s life.  Excuses...

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