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Welcome School of Nursing Alumni!

Each of you provides the foundation for our school by exemplifying quality patient care in the myriad of settings in which you practice. Because of you, the SIUE School of Nursing has gained an excellent reputation as a program that produces compassionate leaders in nursing care. You are the School's best ambassadors. We hope you take pride both in what you have accomplished and in how the School started you on your professional journey. Our graduates are important assets and provide great strength to our program.

We encourage you to stay connected with the School of Nursing, other alumni, current and former faculty and current students. Send us your news; help the SON - and your former classmates - keep track of where you are and what you're doing. We will proudly publish your milestones in our newsletter. Please include your degree, graduation date, name, address, business address, telephone number, e-mail address, and your personal or professional achievements.

We look forward to hearing from you; you are Excellence in Action, SIUE Nursing!

Contact Kris Heather by phone at (618) 650-2551 or e-mail at

School of Nursing Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame award is a tribute to an outstanding nurse, agency or friend of nursing. The presentation of awards takes place during a banquet, and a plaque with the recipient's picture and acclimation is displayed in a place of honor in the School of Nursing reception area.

Prior School of Nursing Hall of Fame Recipients

2016 - Dr. Nelma Shearer, BS in Nursing 1988

2015 - Dr. Wrenetha Julion, BS in Nursing 1980

2014 - Barbara Wagner, BS in Nursing 1966

2012 - Donna Meyer, BS in Nursing 1978, MS in Nursing 1982

2011 - Ms. Mary Anne Wehrle - 1966 BS in Nursing

2010 - 
  • Ms. Carole Martz - 1978 BS in Nursing
  • Mr. James Cato - 1978 BS in Nursing

2009 - 
  • Ms. Michele Brown - 1990 MS in Medical-Surgical Nursing 
  • Mr. Edgar Curtis - 1975 BS in Nursing
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