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2017 mHealth Challenge

For the third year, Nursing students teamed with those in the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) for the mHealth Challenge, part of Global Entrepreneurship Week at Penn State. The mHealth Challenge is an event in which undergraduate students from...

Faculty film preview, panel discussion focus on human trafficking

A sneak peek of a Penn State faculty member’s feature film, a panel discussion coordinated by the Penn State College of Nursing about children at risk, and a performance by a musician with Pennsylvania roots are part of an important evening focusing on the topic of...

Fall 2017 Alumni and Friends Newsletter

Alumni Home Alumni in the News Give to the Nursing Alumni Society Alumni in the Classroom Contact Events 2017 Tailgate Member Resources Mentoring Program Alumni Society Board Current Board Officer Duties and Committees Awards Shirley Novosel Distinguished Nursing...

Shirley Novosel Distinguished Nursing Alumni Award

Presented annually since 1996, this award was established by the Penn State Nursing Alumni Society to recognize an alumnus/alumna who exemplifies the spirit of nursing and the Penn State College of Nursing’s ideals and philosophy.   The nomination period for the...

SNAP Yankee Candle Fundraiser

The University Park SNAP chapter is holding a Yankee Candle fundraiser to benefit THON, For orders placed through January 11, 40 percent of the total will be donated to THON. Order by November 18 if you need your items in time for the holidays. Support SNAP and THON...

The View from the Dean’s Office

My life changed dramatically this year as I shifted from visions of retirement to assuming the interim dean position. The view from the dean’s office is truly amazing! In this edition of the Alumni and Friends Newsletter, you catch a glimpse of a few of...

Alumni Spotlight: Bianca de Leon

At age 5, Bianca de Leon emigrated from the Philippines to start a new life with her family in the United States. Seventeen years later, she graduated from Penn State with a B.S.N. degree and embarked on a career in military nursing. Along the way, she encountered...

Student Spotlight: Rita Concannon

Balancing the demands of the Nursing curriculum with the responsibilities of ROTC can be challenging. Fortunately, students in the ROTC program have mentors to help show them the way.   Rita Concannon, an Army ROTC cadet, arrived at Penn State in fall 2014. Within her...