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Nursing students take part in THON 2017

Penn State Nursing students participated in THON 2017 in a variety of ways.

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Penn State College of Nursing Winter 2017 Alumni Newsletter

The Penn State College of Nursing Winter 2017 Alumni and Friends Newsletter. Alumni Spotlight: Kelly Wolgast ’85 “Comes Full Circle” in new Assistant Dean Role. Student Spotlight: For SNAP President Kelly Winegar, THON Changed Everything.

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For SNAP President Kelly Winegar, THON Changed Everything

When Kelly Winegar started thinking about nursing schools, Penn State was not even on her radar. THON changed all that. “My senior year at Freedom High School (in Bethlehem, Pa.) was the first year they did a Mini-THON,” she explained. She served on the leadership...
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Kelly Wolgast ’85 “Comes Full Circle” in new Assistant Dean Role

Kelly Ambrosi Wolgast’s career in the U.S. Army took her to the farthest corners of the country, and as far away as Germany and Afghanistan. But ultimately, she decided there’s no place like Happy Valley to call home. Wolgast, a 1985 graduate of the four-year B.S....
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Alumnus, new PSNA president credits Penn State for leadership experience

Mark Crider, a 1988 graduate of the bachelor of science degree program in Nursing, was elected to a two-year term as president of the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association on Dec. 9, 2016. He credits Penn State for providing him with both the education and leadership experience he needed to pursue his passion for public service.

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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.