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2018 Nursing Graduate Student Commencement

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — For Allyson Favuzza, one Penn State degree wasn’t enough. Favuzza will receive her doctor of nursing practice degree this weekend, her fourth degree from Penn State in 10 years. Favuzza, 27, earned her doctoral degree...

Welcome to our newest faculty members!

Oluwamuyiwa Winifred (Winnie) Adebayo, PhD, BSN, RN  Dr. Adebayo began her appointment as an assistant professor of nursing on February 15. She has a Ph.D. in nursing from the University of Miami (Coral Gables, Fla.), and a B.S.N. from South Carolina State University...

College of Nursing Mentoring Program

Two years in and stronger than ever! With wonderful alumni mentors who have stepped up to the plate to be available to our students, we had a tremendous year. Not only did we have some continued pairs from the previous year, but we made 52 new...

SNAP Convention

Fourteen students represented Penn State at the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) convention in Nashville. “We are learning so much as we shape ourselves into the best nurses and people we can possibly be!” said Maria San Román, president of Penn...

Mission Statement

The Alumni Society Board of Penn State College of Nursing is an organization of alumni committed to supporting and enhancing the college’s mission through assistance with student relations, alumni relations, community relations, and development. Its goals are to support the college’s strategic plan, to establish and maintain a strong alumni network, and to foster positive student interactions with administration, faculty, and alumni.


Harness the talents, time, and resources of alumni to assist the College of Nursing in supporting the growth and achievement of students, faculty, staff, and fellow alumni.


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Our Goals

Goal 1: Board Infrastructure

Establish a sound foundational board infrastructure to ensure the success of the board and secure sanctioning by the Pennsylvania State University Alumni Association by the target date of spring 2016.

Goal 2: Board Growth

Collaborate and engage Nursing alumni from all campuses with Nursing programs with the intent to uphold the mission and vision of the College of Nursing, the probationary board, and its membership.

Goal 3: Board Partnerships

Evaluate existing relationship with the College of Health and Human Development Alumni Society Board to determine opportunities for ongoing collaboration, sharing of resources, and to identify potential new opportunities to enhance and support the mission of the College of Nursing and the College of Nursing Alumni Society Board.