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Connections Magazine

Stay connected to the college


The College of Nursing publishes Connections, a news magazine to provide alumni and others with information and news about the college. View current and past issues of Connections online or contact the Alumni Office to ensure you receive it via the mail.

Visit our Alumni page to keep in touch with fellow nurses, and find out about upcoming activities, guest lectures and reunion activities.


 CU Connections


View the current issue of Connections (Fall 2014)


  • Dean’s Message: Leadership in action

  • College to train nurses in unique specialty: Veterans' and military health, Goode, Fellows recognized at AAN, p. 1

  • Assistant deans to lead graduate, undergraduate studies: Rosario Medina and Karen Gorton, Meek to manage PhD program, College introduces new academic offerings, p. 2

  • From our wall, p. 3

  • Donor corner: Ensuring a healthy future for nurses, p. 4 

Be the Nurse Everyone Looks to First

  • Jose Hernandez: Working to reduce health care disparities, p. 5

  • Amy Nacht: Nact trains Guatemalan birth attendants in emergency obstetrics, p. 6

  • Scott Harpin: Harpin helps homeless adolescents, p. 7

Alumni Section

  • Pathfinders Award: Jean Watson, p. 8

  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Kathy Magilvy, p. 8-9

  • Distinguished Alumni Award: Sue Hagedorn, p. 9

  • Distinguished Service Award: Clare Sandekian, p. 9

  • President's message: Live the mantra, p. 10,

  • Class Notes, In Memoriam, p. 11

  • Stay connected to the school that started advanced practice nursing, professional development, p. 12

  • Welcome back alumni, p. 13

Select a date below to read past issues of the College of Nursing Connections:
·    Spring 2014
·       Fall 2013​​
·       Spring 2013
·       Fall 2012
·       Spring 2012
·       Fall 2011
·       Summer 2011
·       Winter 2010-11
·       Fall 2009
·       Spring 2009
·       Fall 2008
·       Spring 2008
·       Fall 2007
·       Summer 2007
·       Fall 2006
·       Spring 2006