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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.

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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...

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Student Spotlight: Alea McClintock

For Alea McClintock, there’s no place like Penn State. The Ohiopyle, Pa., native received her fourth Penn State Nursing degree May 7 at commencement ceremonies for The Graduate School. “I have been a Penn State student since the age of 17!” she proudly proclaims....

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Alumni News: Sarah French Conrad ’08

This spring, Sarah French Conrad, MSN, APRN, CPNP, visited Thailand on a mission trip through International Medical Relief to provide care for those in need. She wrote about her experiences on the group’s website. “As a pediatric nurse practitioner with Coastal...

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Alumni in the Classroom

On March 29, two nurses from Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC visited Assistant Professor Nikki Hill’s Nursing Research (NURS 512) class to talk about the research they conducted in their practice setting. Cynthia Inman Shaffer graduated from the College of Nursing’s...

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