The College of Nursing begins the celebration for its 100th year on Monday, February 17
The College of Nursing was founded February 17, 1914 as the West Suburban Hospital School for Nurses. There will be a year of activities to celebrate and honor the University’s rich heritage and extraordinary students and alumni. Beginning Monday, February 17th, students, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to attend a special program led by Resurrection University President Beth A. Brooks, PhD, RN, FACHE that will feature a presentation by Irene Stemler, author of Heroic Acts in Humble Shoes, a book and exhibit that will be housed at the University through mid-March. The public is invited to show their support by participating in the University’s first Bone Marrow Registry from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1431 N. Claremont in Chicago.
The Centennial Weekend is May 2-4, 2014, and includes Homecoming, Class Reunions, Mission Fair, Centennial Dinner and a Prayer Service. The Centennial Dinner includes a keynote speech by NFL Hall of Famer and Chicago Bears Legend Mike Singletary, and an appearance as well as a 100th Anniversary Cake Presentation by Duff Goldman, star of the Food Network’s “Ace of Cakes”.