connell school alumni
Many of our William F. Connell School of Nursing alumni are working in interesting jobs and doing unique projects with their degrees. A few them have even shared their experiences with current Connell School students. Take a look of the types of work your fellow alumni are doing and sharing with others.
Karen Daley, M.S.’04, Ph.D.’10, president of the American Nurses Association, returned to campus on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 to deliver the spring semester’s Pinnacle Lecture, titled “Leading the Charge: A Nursing Agenda in the Age of Health Care Reform.” Watch the full talk here »
Terry Fulmer, M.S. '77, Ph.D. '83, RN, FAAN, the Erline Perkins McGriff Professor and dean of the New York University College of Nursing, was the inaugural speaker in the Pinnacle Lecture Series. She addressed the fundamental changes necessary in education and practice to meet the needs of an aging society. Watch "The Future of Nursing" report here »
Monica Onyango, clinical professor of International Health, Boston University of Public Health, delivered a talk about the multidisciplinary approach to treating populations affected by war and natural disasters. Watch the Multidisciplinary Ph.D. Research Development Day talk here »
Terry Fulmer, M.S. ’77, Ph.D. ’83, dean of Northeastern University’s Bouvé College of Health Sciences, received the 2012 William C. McInnes, S.J., ’44 Award for Professional Excellence. Learn more about Terry here »
Susan J. Kelley, Ph.D. '88 was the 2011 recipient of the Alumni Award for Professional Excellence. She presently works at the Georgia State University, where she is dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences, founder and director of Project Healthy Grandparents, and creator of the National Center for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren.
Recent alumni "in their own words"
Tricia Gordon '06 explains in her own words how much she enjoyed studying nursing at Boston College and the many opportunities she has had since. Read Tricia's account here »
Tim Rausch '08 explains in his own words why he chose the field of nursing and the leg up that his degree from the Connell School of Nursing at Boston College gave him. Read Tim's account here »
Ann Riley Finck ’66, a nurse practitioner at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, describes caring for a patient who fell five stories and landed in the neurological intensive care unit. View Ann's video here »