Past Events and Photo Albums

Columbia University School of Nursing Alumni Association
Wine and Cheese Reception for students, alumni and faculty
Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Guest speaker: Tracy D. Andrews, DNP
Assistant Clinical Professor, Columbia University School of Nursing
Clinical Director of Aortic Surgery and
2012 Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

 

 

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Photos from the 2012 Alumni Reunion

 

 

Alumni - Student Wine and Cheese

Alumni Association Sue Bakken talk

Welcome Breakfast and Visit to the Cloisters
June 4, 2011
The Faculty Club and Fort Tryon Park

Students and alumni on their way to the Cloisters, a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, during the fourth annual welcome breakfast for new students. Please click on image to view album.

 

Charleston Reception for Dean Bobbie Berkowitz
June 6, 2011

Dean Bobbie Berkowitz (center) with Jean Legakis Benner ’42, and Ellen Soley Adkins ’81. Please click on image to view album.

 

Alumni Reunion 2011
May 6, 2011
Milstein Family Heart Center
New York Presbyterian Hospital

Anna Draper Shaw '66 and Jean Piersol Miller '66 touring the Georgian Building.
Read "2011 Reunion Honors Eight Decades of School of Nursing Alumni"
by Christina Bunner

Conversation with the Dean on the Future of Nursing
March 15, 2011 
The Columbia Club of New York

Alumni, faculty and students listen as Dean Berkowitz summarizes the Institute of Medicine's recent report, "The Future of Nursing." Please click on image to view album. Please click here to view slides from Dr. Berkowitz's presentation.

 

Boston-area Reception for Dean Bobbie Berkowitz
March 9, 2011

Laura Pearson Armstrong '85, Nancy Fitzpatrick Friedman '90, and Louise Gansky Bendel '04 at the Boston-area reception for Dean Bobbie Berkowitz. Please click on image to view album.

 

Washington, DC Welcome Reception
for Dean Bobbie Berkowitz
March 09, 2011

Lora Peppard '08 and her husband Jonathan at the reception for Dean Bobbie Berkowitz in Washington, DC. Please click on image to view album.

Alumni Association Reception with Elaine Larson
March 1, 2011
The Faculty Club

"Midge Harrison Fleming '69, Sally Shipley Stone '69, and Nurse Anesthesia student Monica Buff '09. Please click on image to view album. To view slides from Dr. Larson's talk, please click here.

 

San Francisco Welcome Reception
for Dean Bobbie Berkowitz
February 16, 2011
Home of Mary Turner Henderson '64

Dean Bobbie Berkowitz, admitted student Caitanya Min, and Mary Turner Henderson '64. Please click on image to view album.

 

Wine and Cheese Reception:
The Many Worlds of Florence Nightingale
December 2, 2010


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 The Future of Nursing Panel
November 8, 2010

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 Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Annual Dinner November 8, 2010

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 Scholarship Reception
October 26, 2010

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CUSON reception honoring Alumni Professor
Suzanne Bakken for her Pathfinder Award from the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research
October 21, 2010

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 Welcome Reception for Dean Bobbie Berkowitz
September 21, 2010
Columbia University Club, New York City

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Wine and Cheese Reception
Tuesday, September 14

Students gather in Hammer Health Science Center's Riverview Lounge. Please click on image to view album.

 

Welcome Breakfast
Saturday, June 5, 2010

 

 

Alumni Reunion 2010
Friday, May 7, 2010

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Wine and Cheese Reception
Monday, January 25, 2010

Students gather in Hammer Health Science Center's Riverview Lounge.

Annual Scholarship Reception
Monday, October 19, 2009

Students, alumni, and faculty gather in the Faculty Club.

Jennifer Dohrn, DNP spoke about her work
in southern Africa
Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Dr. Dohrn talked about the impact of the HIV scale-up on the role of nurses in sub-Saharan Africa. As health care systems in southern Africa struggle to respond to the devastating impact of HIV/AIDS, there is now the challenge to reappaise the role of nurses who are ideally suited to be the leaders of providing health care.

Wine and Cheese Reception
Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Students and alumni gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the Student Nurses Lounge.

Welcome Breakfast and Trip to the Cloisters
Saturday, May 30, 2009

Students gathered in the lobby of the Georgian Building. Please click on the photo to view more.

2009 Alumni Reunion
Friday, May 1, 2009

Alumni enjoyed a wonderful day full of reconnecting with old friends and making new ones. Click on photo to view more photos.

 

Wine & Cheese Reception
Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Students, alumni and members of the initial PhD class celebrated the launching of the School's PhD Program at a wine and cheese reception held at The Faculty Club. Speakers included Nancy Reame, PhD, Mary Dickey Lindsay Professor of Nursing, Director of the PhD program, and Sharron Close, a current student of the PhD program.

 

Annual Scholarship Reception
Thursday, October 16, 2008

At this celebratory event held at the Columbia Club, over 40 donors were recognized for their commitment to supporting nursing students and 63 scholars were honored for their achievement. To learn how you can provide a scholarship for a dedicated nursing student, please click here.

 

Wine & Cheese Reception
Monday, September 15, 2008

Graduate students exchanged thoughts at the Wine & Cheese Reception where special guest speaker, Christine Frisbee, discussed her recent book: Day by Day: Children tell their journeys of faith and determination living with a sick sister or brother.

 

Welcome Breakfast and Trip to the Cloisters
Saturday, May 31, 2008

ETP students on the way to the Cloisters. Click on the photo to view more photos.

 

2008 Alumni Reunion
Friday, May 2, 2008

Alumni enjoyed a day of reminiscing, meeting friends, and learning about the School. Click on the photo to view more photos.

 

Wine and Cheese Reception
Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Students Cassi Shelly and Heather Johnson at the Wine & Cheese Reception in March. Click on the photo to view more photos.

 

Psych-Mental Health Reception
November 19, 2007

Alumni from the Psych-Mental Health Program met for an evening of networking, laughter and shared memories. Program Director Penelope Buschman greeted former students and discussed issues in practice. Click on the photo to view more photos.

 

Student and Alumni Reception
November 13, 2007

Alumni Association Board member Judy Graham '92, '96 with student Kenrick Cato.

 

CAPNA Celebration
October 25, 2007

Left to right: Kristine Takamiya, DNP; Karen Desjardins, DNP; Dean Mary O'Neil Mundinger, DrPH; and Edwidge Thomas, DNP.

 

Annual Scholarship Reception
October 18, 2007

Scholarship recipient Jennifer Walsh with Mary Dickey Lindsay’45

Scholarship donors and their student recipients had the opportunity to meet and become acquainted. At this special annual event, over 40 donors were recognized and thanked for their commitment to supporting nursing students, and 56 scholars were honored for their outstanding achievement. Over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, students and donors, including alumni, foundations and friends, shared an evening of friendship and pride. To learn how you can provide a scholarship for a dedicated nursing student, please click here.

 

2007 Alumni Reunion
Friday, May 4, 2007

Class of 1957's 50th Reunion

This year’s alumni reunion celebrated the Pediatrics Program. Over 150 alumni attended from across the country. For the class of 1957, it was their 50th Reunion, shown seated. Click on the photo to view more photos and here for the 50th Reunion Book.

 

2006 Alumni Reunion
Friday, May 5, 2006

Alumni Reunion 2006 honored the Class of 1956 and all alumni. Click on the photo to view more photos.

 

Psych-Mental Health Reunion
October 24, 2005

Sharon Colwell '00 and Donna Shinn '03 (far right) enjoy cocktails with a classmate (left).


Tenth Annual Scholarship Reception
October 20, 2005

Student Shira Selevan (right) admiring a photo of Ines DeBaun Berndt '51, after whom her scholarship was named. Donors Vincent and Hillary DeBaun are shown left.

 

Alumni Gathering in Buffalo, New York
July 21, 2005

Buffalo-area alumni joined Dean Mary O'Neil Mundinger for lunch and conversation at the Saturn Club. Lunch was followed by a visit to the historic Wilcox Mansion. Hosted by Gretchen Leeds Smith '51, a lovely afternoon was had by all...

 

Alumni Reunion 2005
May 5 and 6, 2005

Alumni Reunion was a huge success with over 150 alumni gathering in New York City to celebrate. Events on May 5 focused on the observance of the 50th Anniversary of the Nurse Midwifery Masters program at Columbia, the oldest in the country. Guests were honored to have Faye Wattleton '67 as the featured speaker. Twenty five members of the Class of 1955 gathered to celebrate their 50th Reunion - many memories were shared, friendships renewed and a generally good time was had by all. Click on the photo to view more photos.


"All My Babies" Exhibit
May 4, 2005

The national tour of the "Reclaiming Midwives: Stills from 'All My Babies'" exhibit kicked off at the Hammer Health Sciences Library. Co-sponsored by the School of Nursing and the School of Public Health, the exhibit featured rare images depicting the work of an African American "granny" midwife. Click on the photo to view more photos.

 

Psych-Mental Health Reunion
October 18, 2004

On October 18, the School of Nursing hosted a reunion for graduates the Psych-Mental Health program. About 30 program graduates attended the event, held at the Faculty Club at the Columbia University Medical Center. Organized with the help of Program Director Penny Buschman Gemma '64, the evening included a great discussion of issues in the field. Alumni also enjoyed reconnecting with friends and meeting colleagues. Click on the photo to view more photos.

 

Scholarship Reception
October 14, 2004

At the Ninth Annual Scholarship Reception on October 14, the School recognized and thanked donors of named scholarships, and honored the student scholarship recipients. Donors, including alumni, foundations and friends, had the opportunity to meet the 56 students they have supported through contributions of $5,000 or more. Click on the photo to view more photos.

 

Alumni Reunion 2004
May 6 and 7, 2004

Classmates Jacquey Brown Yocum '64 (left) and Ann Homer '64 (right). Click on the photo to view more photos.

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