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Peoria Quest Academy Students

Harvesting Hope

Friday, September 6, 2019

Tucked into the neighborhood by St. Ann’s Catholic Church on Louisa Street in Peoria is a 2.1-acre garden bursting with beans. And peas, strawberries, tomatoes, Swiss chard, okra, peppers—the list goes on. All kinds of good things grow in the Garden of Hope. But why is a hospital system like OSF HealthCare investing in a… Continue Reading Harvesting Hope

STEAM LAB 2

Cultivating STEAM Talent

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

By Denise Molina-Weiger Employees with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) skills are crucial for research and development, creating and adopting innovations and working in technologically challenging jobs. In some fields, serious skilled manpower shortages are projected. That’s the case in health care, where there’s expected to be a shortage of physicians, nurses and… Continue Reading Cultivating STEAM Talent

Swartz Family

A Gift of Gratitude

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Patients oftentimes express their gratitude for their caregivers through kind words, smiles and letters of appreciation. But once in a while, a grateful patient family decides to go above and beyond with their gift of gratitude. Gene and Jan Swartz did just that. This month, the Swartz family generously donated $25K to the OSF Cardiovascular… Continue Reading A Gift of Gratitude