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Alumni in The News

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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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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Sarah Gueldner 1940–2016

We note with sorrow the death of Sarah Gueldner, director of the former School of Nursing from 1996 to 2002, on October 4, 2016, at her home in Isle of Palms, South Carolina. Gueldner was 75 years old. Faculty members Janice Penrod and Susan J. Loeb paid tribute to...

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