Saturday, June 26, 2021
Summer 2021 Virtual Alumni Meet and Greet
10:30 a.m. to Noon
Virtual Event

Join us for The UT Austin School of Nursing’s Virtual Alumni Meet and Greet taking place on Saturday, June 26th, from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CST!

Want to reconnect with former classmates, or network with fellow alumni in your field?
RSVP Today!

Questions? Email reunion@nursing.utexas.edu for more information.


Event Schedule

Time Program
10:30 AM CST Welcome, Opening Remarks
Alexa Stuifbergen, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing
10:35 AM CST Breakout Room Instructions
Ms. Amber Shah
Assistant Director for Development, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing
10:40 – 11:10 AM CST Breakout Room Session 1
11:10 – 11:15 AM CST Formal Breakout Room Transition
11:15 – 11:55 AM CST Breakout Room Session 2
11:55 AM – 12:00 PM CST Closing Remarks
Mrs. Kim Chapman
Alumna and Advisory Council Chair, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing

Alumni Hosted Meet and Greet Breakout Topics


AE-MSN Class of 2012-13
Host:
Ms. Audrey Decherd (AE-MSN ’12)
Description: Breakout room for AE-MSN alumni who graduated during the 2012-13 school year to meet for informal discussion.


BSN Class of 1985
Host: Mrs. Kim Chapman (BSN ‘85)
Description: Breakout room for BSN alumni who graduated in 1985 to meet for informal discussion.


BSN Class of 1993
Host: Dr. Tracie Harrison (BSN ’93, PHD ‘04)
Description: Breakout room for BSN alumni who graduated in 1993 to meet for informal discussion.


BSN Class of 2001
Host: Ms. Jennifer Rojas (BSN ‘01)
Description: Breakout room for BSN alumni who graduated in 2011 to meet for informal discussion.


BSN Class of 2011
Host: Ms. Brenda Olmos (BSN ‘11)
Description: Breakout room for BSN alumni who graduated in 2011 to meet for informal discussion.


BSN Class of 2020
Host: Ms. Mariana Verissimo (BSN ’20)
Description: Breakout room for BSN alumni who graduated in 2020 to meet for informal discussion.


Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Alumni
Host: Dr. Carol Delville (BSN ’01, MSN ’03, PHD ‘08)
Description: Breakout room for CNS alumni to meet for informal discussion.


History of the UT Austin School of Nursing
Host: Dr. Barbra Mann Wall (BSN ’71)
Description: Dr. Barbra Mann Wall will present and lead a discussion of the history of the UT Austin School of Nursing within the context of social, political, and economic issues within education.


Leadership Development Moments
Host: Susan M. Distefano, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Description: This interactive session will explore leadership moments in our professional lives. Recognition of these moments, when combined with an authentic response, builds culture and a leader's "brand" with their team and organization. What is the impact of these moments as compared to an organizations' written value statement?
Note: Participants are encouraged to bring examples, questions and challenges to this dialogue.


PhD Prepared Nurses in the Workforce
Hosts: Dr. Brennan Streck (BSN ’13) and Dr. Carole Hudgings (PHD ’85)
Description: Breakout room for alumni to discuss the many ways one might use their PHD degree in the workforce.


Support our School
Host: Mr. Sergio Delgado, Chief Development Officer
Description: Learn about the positive impact that donor support has on the School of Nursing and how you can help!


Transitioning Specialties Within your Nursing Career
Host: Mr. Stephen Snyder (MSN ’96)
Description: Breakout room for alumni to discuss how they transitioned their nursing specialty or area during their nursing career.


Using Your Nursing Degree in Non-Traditional Careers
Hosts: Mrs. Christy Rost (BSN ’75), Dr. Mandeep Kaur (BSN ’07, PHD ’15), Ms. Julie O’Connor (MSN ’11)
Description: Breakout room for alumni to share how they have used their nursing degree for non-traditional career trajectories, or would like to explore that option.


UTSON Retirees
Host: Mrs. Kristi Oldham (BSN ’94)
Description: Breakout room for retired alumni to meet for informal discussion.


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