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120th Anniversary of Nursing at Iowa

Thu, Oct 11th, 2018 - 6:00 pm to Sun, Oct 14th, 2018 - 12:00 pm

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
Classes of 1963, 1967, 1968 and 1988 Reunion dinners at Iowa City-area restaurants
6pm -- 9pm


Friday, October 12
Seminars – Hotel Vetro

8am – Registration

8:30am – Welcome/State of the College – Julie Zerwic 

8:45am – State of the Department of Nursing at UIHC – Cindy Dawson

10-10:15am – Coffee/Tea Break

10:15am – State of genomics and its impact on the profession of nursing – Janet Williams and Sandra Daack-Hirsch

11am – A changing population of clients and health care professionals in the future (Dual Modalities) – Virginia (Ginny) Conley

11:45am – Lunch

1-1:45pm – State of technology and its impact on education – April Prunty

1:45-2:30pm – Diversity and its impact on the profession – Val Garr and Lisa Segre

2:30-2:45pm – Break

2:45-3:30pm – Overview of academic programs; remodeling updates

3:30pm – Wrap-up and directions for Friday evening and Saturday’s activities

All-Class Opening Reception – Hancher (Stanley Café)


Saturday, October 13
Campus Tours – University of Iowa Campus
Iowa vs. Indiana Football Game Watch (Away) – Kinnick Stadium Press Box
All Class Dinner – Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

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

120th Anniversary of Nursing at Iowa