120th Anniversary of Nursing at Iowa
The University of Iowa College of Nursing is celebrating 12 decades – 120 years – of nursing excellence, and we invite you to join us!
Thursday, October 11
All-classes dinner. Those who graduated in 1963, 1967, 1968, and 1988 will be seated with their graduating classes specifically.
5:30 -- 8:30pm
Friday, October 12
Seminars – Hotel Vetro
8am – Registration
8:30am – Welcome/State of the College – Dean Julie Zerwic
8:45am – State of the Department of Nursing at UIHC – Chief Nursing Executive Cindy Dawson
10-10:15am – Coffee/Tea Break
10:15am – State of genomics and its impact on the profession of nursing – Professor Janet Williams and Associate Professor Sandra Daack-Hirsch
11am – A changing population of clients and health care professionals in the future (Dual Modalities) – Associate Professor Tess Judge-Ellis & Assistant Professor Dan Wesemann
11:45am – Lunch
1-1:45pm – State of technology and its impact on education – Director of Simulation & Interprofessional Education April Prunty
1:45-2:30pm – Diversity and its impact on the profession – Diversity Coordinator Val Garr and Nurse Manager Trudy Laffoon
2:30-2:45pm – Break
2:45-3:30pm – Breakout Sessions
#1: Overview of Nursing Programs with Faculty
A panel of faculty members, led by Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs Anita Nicholson, will present a College of Nursing overview and answer questions.
#2: Building and Remodeling Updates
Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Anita Stineman will lead a session discussing the major renovations happening at the College of Nursing Building, and what those renovations mean for our students.
3:30pm – Wrap-up and directions for Friday evening and Saturday’s activities
All-Class Opening Reception – Hancher (Stanley Café)
Saturday, October 13
*Tour will begin and end on the west side of Kinnick Stadium. Parking is available at the west Kinnick parking lot.
**Lunch and Game Watch included (Iowa vs. Indiana Football – Kinnick Stadium Press Box)
All Class Dinner
Coralville Marriott Hotel
Sunday, October 14
Closing Brunch Reception – College of Nursing Building
10am – noon
For all the details about this weekend-long celebration, including registration and lodging information, please visit https://120thcelebration.centerforconferences.uiowa.edu