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International Study in Cuba Produces Life-changing Experiences

International study in Cuba produces life-changing experiencesStudy abroad can be an enriching and enlightening part of any educational experience. Nursing students, in particular, can gain valuable insight into another country’s health care system, along with the...

Faculty Attend the 11th National DNP Conference

Faculty members Kristen Altdoerffer, Cathy Dillen, and Dede McCreary attended the 2018 Eleventh National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference Sept. 27–29 in Palm, Springs, California. Cathy and Dede—both faculty members at Penn State Altoona—also presented at the...

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday will be held from 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 26,th through midnight Tuesday, November 27. Funds raised will support global engagement travel for students who may not normally be able to take advantage of these opportunities. The trips are a wonderful...

Nursing Alumni Awards Program

Nurses often do not give themselves the credit they deserve. You are saving lives and impacting health care around the world with very little bravado. The Nursing Alumni Society is committed to honoring those who have gone above and beyond. The Shirley Novosel...

Homecoming 2018: Guide State Forward

During Penn State Homecoming, the College of Nursing Alumni Society partnered with the Student Nurses’ Association of Penn State for the parade. The theme was Aloha and both students and alumni dressed the part! This was our second year partnering with SNAPS, and we...

2018–19 Mentoring Program

The College of Nursing Mentoring Program kicked off their third year on Saturday, October 6, with a luncheon, presentations, and networking. Mentors and mentees met for the first time, enjoyed getting to know one another, and worked on their goals for the academic...

Spring Alumni Weekend: March 29–31, 2019

Every year, the College of Nursing Alumni Society sponsors the Spring Alumni and Friends Weekend. Plans are already under way for next year’s event. Please save the dates and we will update you on the weekend activities when they are confirmed! Back to...