All-Alumni REUNION

An occasion for UIC Nursing alumni from all campuses to reconnect with each other and their alma mater

REUNION 2019 is October 12!

Attendees will get to hear from a panel of alumni nurse leaders and take part in the official ribbon-cutting and tours of the brand new M. Christine Schwartz Experiential Learning & Simulation Laboratory. We’ll also confer 2019 Alumni Awards, present medallions to 25-year and 50-year alumni, recognize 10-year alumni, and distribute certificates for graduates of all years ending in 4 or 9.

The day's events

Alumnae Shirley Reger and Karen Sikorski at breakfast during REUNION 2018

9am: Continental Breakfast

Guests can reconnect and network with fellow alumni over coffee, tea and treats. We’ll also introduce our new Alumni Mentor Program.

2018 panelists Michael Patterson, MS '05; Angelique Richard, PhD '99; and Mary Shehan, BSN '81

10am: Alumni Nurse Leaders Panel

This popular REUNION feature returns in 2019. Confirmed panelists include Dale Beatty, DNP ’17, RN, NEA-BC, chief nursing officer and vice president for care services at Stanford Health Care in Palo Alto, California; and Jodi Joyce, PhD ’20 (candidate), RN, MBA, chief quality officer and associate vice chancellor for quality and patient safety at UI Health in Chicago.

Alumna Margaret Beaman, BSN '78, with Dean Terri Weaver at REUNION I2018

Noon: Alumni Lunch

During lunch on this special day, we will recognize 2019 Alumni Award recipients. Alumni from the Class of 1969 (50 years) will receive their Golden Alumni Medallion, and alumni from the Class of 1994 (25 years) will receive their Silver Alumni Medallion. The Class of 2009 will also be recognized, and all alumni who graduated in years ending in 4 and 9 will receive a commemorative certificate.

Schematic of new simulation lab

3pm: Ribbon-Cutting, Dedication and Tours

Be among the first visitors to the new, 15,000-sq-ft, state-of-the-art M. Christine Schwartz Experiential Learning & Simulation Laboratory, filling our building’s lower level.


All the day’s festivities will happen on the main campus of the UIC College of Nursing.

845 S. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60612