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From college to operating room nurse, a scholarship program at the University of Saint Joseph made a critical difference

The gift of a scholarship has propelled Elizabeth Santic into a cardiovascular operating room at Hartford Hospital, where as a nurse she monitors patients suffering from aneurysms, heart conditions and assists surgeons with cardiopulmonary bypass machines and open-heart surgeries.



a man standing in front of a building: Elizabeth Santic is a Cardiovascular Operating Room Nurse at Hartford Hospital. She is a former U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) scholarship recipient and graduate of The University of St. Joseph.


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Elizabeth Santic is a Cardiovascular Operating Room Nurse at Hartford Hospital. She is a former U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) scholarship recipient and graduate of The University of St. Joseph.

“It’d be harder to finish college if I didn’t have that scholarship, said Santic, a 2020 graduate of the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. “That definitely was a big burden off of my shoulders to not have to worry about struggling to make ends meet, pay for college, pay for whatever else that I needed to do.”

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’22 WR Joseph Griffin II Commits To Boston College

Earlier today we wrote about Boston College locking down the state of Massachusetts. Today the Eagles landed their second Bay State commitment, with wide receiver Joseph Griffin II announcing his commitment

The Springfield (MA) receiver is the second Massachusetts wide receiver to commit in the past two days, joining Ismael Zamor who committed on Tuesday. He is a high three star recruit according to 247sports, and hold offers from Virginia, Wake Forest, Duke and UMass. 

Griffin is considered the #2 commitment in the state. With his pledge, Boston College has the #2, #3, and #4 Massachusetts recruits in the Class of 2022. The next big name to watch is the top rated recruit Ty Chan, an offensive lineman from Lawrence Academy. A source told me that Boston College is in constant contact with the four star lineman who also has offers from Notre Dame and Penn State. 

While Zamor is

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