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William F. Connell School of Nursing


kelleher award presentation and a panel discussion


The Connell School of Nursing welcomes all its alumni, faculty, and friends to its annual reunion event. Dean Susan Gennaro presents the Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award to an honored alumna/alumnus, and the awardee takes part in a panel discussion.

Details on the 2015 reunion will be available in January 2015. The event is open to all and free of charge.

The Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award recognizes an alumnus/a of the Connell School of Nursing who represents the BC Nurse. Following in Kelleher's footsteps, the recipient must be an accomplished nursing leader, an ethically aware scientist, and a skilled and inquisitive clinician.

View videos of previous Kelleher Award winners

View 2014 reunion discussion on nursing ethics

View 2013 reunion discussion on maternal and newborn health

View 2012 reunion conversation on leadership in health care

View 2011 reunion panel discussion on neuroscience nursing