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Join Us for MCN Nurses Week!


The Mennonite College of Nursing is pleased to work with the Mennonite Nurses Alumni Organization (MNAO) and the Student Nurses Association (SNA) to offer a weeklong celebration of nursing. This year is also the 95th anniversary for MCN! We hope you can attend as many events as your schedule permits. The registration deadline is Wednesday, April 16!

Tuesday, April 22
1–4:30 p.m., 118 Alumni Center
McDowell Stafford Lectureship Series in Child and Family Health (educational presentation)

"Improving Sleep Health Across the Lifespan"

Speaker: Assistant Professor Teresa D. Valerio, M.S.N. '03, D.N.P., APN, FNP-BC, CBSM

This event is free, but seating is limited. Please register to attend by emailing amirvin@IllinoisState.edu by Wednesday, April 16.

Contact hours: An application for approval for nursing contact hours has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association Approver Unit.

Wednesday, April 23
7–8 p.m., 118 Alumni Center
McDowell Stafford Lectureship Series in Child and Family Health (community presentation)

"Sweet Dreams—How You Can Improve Your Sleep"

Speaker: Teresa D. Valerio

A reception will follow the lecture.

This event is free, but seating is limited. Please register to attend by emailing amirvin@IllinoisState.edu by Wednesday, April 16.

The McDowell Stafford Lectureship events are sponsored by the Harold K. Sage Foundation Fund, the Illinois State University Foundation, the Marion McDowell Stafford Lectureship Series Fund, and the Mennonite College of Nursing.

Thursday, April 24
Noon–1 p.m., 306 Edwards Hall
Alumni/Student Social

MCN alumni will meet with students to talk about their careers.

We currently have alumni participating in this event—if you would like to participate in future events, please contact Amy Irving at amirvin@IllinoisState.edu.

Friday, April 25
2–4 p.m., 116 Alumni Center
Golden Jubilee—Attention Class of 1964!

This event will honor nursing alumni whose classes graduated 50 or more years ago. MCN Dean Janet Krejci and MNAO President Jenifer Patton, B.S.N. '04, will make brief remarks and pins will be handed out to the 50th reunion class. If you attended this event last year, you are welcome to attend again and wear your pins. Light refreshments will be provided.

$10 per person
Please register to attend by emailing amirvin@IllinoisState.edu by Wednesday, April 16.

Saturday, April 26
11 a.m.–3 p.m., 118 Alumni Center
Mennonite Nurses Alumni Organization Awards and Reunion Banquet

All alumni are invited to celebrate milestone reunion classes, and the MNAO award recipients.

Registration will begin at 11 a.m., and Dean Krejci will welcome everyone at 11:30 a.m. There will be a buffet luncheon. Class reunion photos will be taken, followed by the MNAO awards presentation.

The 2014 award recipients are:

Distinguished Alumni Award—Deborah (Finkenbinder) Stenger '73, B.S.N. '01, M.S.N. '06
Early Career Achievement Award—Jaymie (Schmidt) Green, B.S.N. '06
Service Award—John Lawrence
Spirit of Nursing Award—Susan (Koth) Schwingle, B.S.N. '87

Tours of the Nursing Simulation Lab will be available following the ceremony.

$30 per person
Please register to attend by emailing amirvin@IllinoisState.edu by Wednesday, April 16.

 

Save the Date!

Friday, May 9, 2014 

Spring Commencement

  • 4:00 p.m., Bone Student Center, Braden Auditorium 

 

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