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Jackie Graham ’78 honored as Alumni Fellow

Jackie Graham ’78, founder of Corazon Inc., was one of 14 Penn State graduates recognized Oct. 4 with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Penn State Alumni Association.

An Ardent Passion for Compassionate Care

Penn State Schuylkill graduate Anastasia Barnhardt uses her skills to save lives in Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit.

Kerri Nelson wins Grassroots Student Ambassador Prize

In March 2017, Kerri Nelson ’09g, ’17g won the Grassroots Student Ambassador Prize at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Student Policy Summit. Since then, Nelson has used the award to continue her advocacy work for awareness of rare diseases and...

Penn State College of Nursing Spring 2017 Alumni and Friends Newsletter

Alumni Spotlight: As un undergraduate student, Sara Ross was mentored by an alumna who helped her realize her career interests and goals. After several years in the nursing workforce, she knew it was time to give back. Student Spotlight: A member of the latest cohort of graduates from our online D.N.P. program, Alea McClintock is committed to promoting positive change in health care policy and practice.

Alumni Spotlight: Sara Ross DiGirolamo ’09

As an undergraduate student, Sara Ross DiGirolamo took part in the Mentoring Program administered through the College of Health and Human Development. Her mentor, Maureen Connelly Jones ’91, was a perfect match for her career interests and goals. “I was interested in...

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.