Nursing Events


UConn School of Nursing events represent the excellence of our school, faculty, students and alumni.

The School of Nursing and UConn have a number of events planned for this upcoming school year, and alumni and student involvement plays a significant role in our continued success.

Athena 2016

ATHENA Research Series

ATHENA: A Distinguished Scholars event. Honors and Doctoral students present original innovations. Topics range from stroke symptoms and response to NICU family support to clinical ethics and community-based participatory research.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Contact: Robin Wane

Next Generation Nurse Practitioners

A job fair and networking dinner for graduating masters students. Community partners and alumni join for an evening of career development.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Contact: Maddy Ceruti

Commencement students' graduation caps

Commencement and Pinning

Graduation of nursing students from the University of Connecticut.

Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:00-10:30
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

Master’s candidates
Saturday, May 11, 2019 1:30-3:00
Gampel Pavilion

Doctoral candidates
Monday, May 13, 2019 6:00-7:30
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

Postcards from Reality 2015

Postcards from Reality

School of Nursing alumni return to Storrs Hall to pay it forward and help the next class of graduating nurses by sharing their experiences in the first year of their nursing careers.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

5 p.m. - Storrs Hall Widmer Wing Atrium

Program includes a welcome, NCLEX review, anecdotes from alumni, and break-out sessions with alumni featuring opportunities for question-and-answers.

Contact: Maddy Ceruti

Reflections of Excellence 2015

Reflections of Excellence

The Reflections of Excellence event acknowledges nursing donors and unites them with their scholarship recipients. The ceremony also awards nursing alumni for their outstanding contributions to the future of human health through their accomplishments in the field of nursing.

21st Annual Awards Celebration
Saturday, September 22, 2018

More photographs here.