Congratulations to St. Joseph’s Villa!
left to right: Dr. Kevin McCormick, President and Vice-Chancellor, Huntington University, Linda Wilson, Board Chair, St. Joseph’s Villa, Kari Gervais, VP Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Officer, St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre, Roger Leveille, Site Administrator, St. Joseph’s Villa , Dr. Edward J. Conroy, Chancellor Emeritus, Huntington University
September 29, 2016 – Huntington University is proud to host the 2nd annual Dr. Edward J. Conroy Distinguished Lecture Series and Community Leadership Awards. This prestigious event and awards program celebrates local residents and groups who demonstrate true leadership through community action.
Dr. Edward J. Conroy is a well-respected criminal and civil litigation lawyer and partner in the firm Conroy Trebb Scott Hurtubise LLP. He is also past president of the Sudbury Law Association.
Dr. Conroy is one of the founders of Huntington University and served as a member of the Board of Regents prior to his appointment as the university’s third Chancellor. In 1995 Huntington presented him with an Honourary Doctorate of Sacred Letters, and most recently he was named Chancellor Emeritus.
In May 2015, Huntington University celebrated the launch of the Dr. Edward J. Conroy Distinguished Lecture Series and Community Leadership Awards, established in recognition of Dr. Conroy’s outstanding leadership in the community and dedication to our university. He continues to be a strong supporter of many community events and causes.
St. Joseph’s Villa
St. Joseph’s Villa is a long-term care home that opened its doors on December 1st, 2003 to 128 residents. St. Joseph’s Villa is a Centre of Excellence in Aging and Wellness in Northeastern Ontario. The facility was built with four 32 bed resident home areas, which reflect through design, a comfortable, familiar and home-like environment.
As a long term care facility, it provides 24 hour nursing care, support for activities of daily living, life enrichment services including physical activities, therapy services, meal services and accommodations.
Opportunities exist for student placements from local educational institutions as well as volunteer positions for all ages. St. Joseph’s Villa has working partnerships with Sudbury’s post-secondary institutions, including Huntington University, and provides opportunities for student placements and research guided projects.
Guided by its core values of service, integrity, dignity and excellence, their approach to holistic care respects the unique needs of each resident and fosters the spiritual, physical and emotional well-being of residents, families / friends, staff and volunteers.