OSWEGO, NY – Oswego Health recently presented its Kathleen OÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢Connor Scholarship.
OÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢Connor was a dedicated nurse who began her career in healthcare as an aide.
Through the years, she advanced her career by first becoming a licensed practical nurse and then a registered nurse.
During her employment at Oswego Hospital, she worked in several departments including the former extended care facility, medical surgery and the emergency department.
Patricia Chipman, a licensed practical nurse at Oswego Hospital, will use the $500 scholarship to earn her registered nursing degree at the Crouse School of Nursing.
From the left are: Mary Alice OÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢Mara, Oswego Health staff development coordinator and scholarship committee member; Chipman, and Valerie Favata, Oswego Hospital associated administrator for nursing.