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Class Notes – Fall 2014

60s Kathleen Smith Lewis, BSN ‘66, has written a book, “Challenges of LIVING with Chronic Illness—Beginnings & Endings,” which is available on Amazon.com. She lives in Atlanta. Sandra Jones Campbell, PhD, RN, BSN ‘69, received the John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award from The League of Innovation for co-creating a civility code of conduct with…

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Class Notes – Spring 2014

40s Lucy Goedert Parks, BSN ‘45, celebrated her 91st birthday in December 2013.  She enjoys taking care of her home and yard in Jacksonville, Fla.  Her son, David, lives in North Carolina and works for Fidelity Investments. Iola McClellan Manoogian, BSN ‘47B, celebrated the arrival of three more great-grandchildren for a total of 30. She…

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Class Notes – Fall 2013

50s Anita Hart Fuller, BSN ‘59, retired with her husband to Arkansas in 1993.  They live a quiet life and enjoy watching lots of movies together. 60s Sara Kathryn “Sally” Herr Lowe, BSN ‘63, and Robert W. Lowe, Sr., MD ‘64, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 24.  Their children and grandchildren hosted a…

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Class Notes – Spring 2013

40s Eunice Moe Brock, BSN ‘41, celebrated her 95th birthday and also welcomed two more great grandchildren in 2012 – Violet Elisabeth Voelker was born on Nov. 18, and Elon Hawkeye Kvares, her eighth great grandson, was born Dec. 8. Virginia Maxwell George, BSN ‘47B, enjoys living in Belmont Village, an assisted living residence in…

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Class Notes – Fall 2012

40s Virginia Maxwell George, BSN ‘47B, MSN, MA (’72 Peabody) VUSN faculty emerita, moved into Belmont Village, an assisted living residence in Nashville.  She is happy at her new home and invites friends to visit. 50s Bonnie Weaver Battey, MSN ‘59, PhD, is a professional educator, administrator, facilitator and consultant in fields of communication and…

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Class Notes – Spring 2012

40s Bettie Ann White Cleino, BSN ‘44, MSN, PhD, was inducted into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame on Oct. 13, 2011. She believes her nursing career was set in motion by the advanced education she received at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.  In her acceptance speech, Cleino quoted Lulu K. Hassenplug by saying, “We…

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Class Notes – Fall 2011

40s Helen Iola Manoogian, BSN ‘47B, celebrated her 90th birthday with a ride on a zip line. 50s Frances M. Edwards, BSN ‘53, MSN ‘76, received the Lifetime Achievement award at the Tennessean’s recent Salute to Nurses ceremony.  According to her nomination, “no one in Tennessee has been more involved in promoting the health of…

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Alumni Profile/Michael Briley, MSN ‘94, DNP, APN, Julia Hereford Society President

When people ask me about the practice I started more than 17 years ago, I tell them it’s more than a business.  It’s a philosophy.  I believe that wellness and preventions of problems are the keys to a better, richer life.  This philosophy is fundamental to all aspects of my practice and reflects the strong…

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Class Notes – Spring 2011

40s Eunice Moe Brock, BSN ‘41, is honorary president of the Liaocheng International Peace Hospital in China.  She is writing a book “Search for a World View” that will harmonize the scientific concepts of the physical and spiritual realms, and hopes to have it translated into Chinese in 2011. Bess Winchester Isaacs, BSN ‘47B, lives…

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Class notes – Fall 2010

50s Kathleen “Kay” Gainor Andreoli, MSN ‘59, DSN, RN, FAAN, is Emeritus Kellogg Dean of the Rush University College of Nursing.  A fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, Andreoli was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. She received the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Distinguished Alumna award in…

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Alumni Profile/Betsy Perky, MSN ’04, VUSN Alumni Association President

With the support of the School of Nursing, I recently traveled to Botswana to assist in a pre-opening nurse training program for a new hospital being built on the outskirts of the capital city of Gaborone. Bokamoso Private Hospital is a private, not-for-profit facility owned by the Bokamoso Private Trust that was established by two…

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Class Notes – Spring 2010

40s Eunice Moe Brock, BSN ’41, is writing a book, “Search for a World View that Will Harmonize Science and Religion,” about her years living and working in China. Martha Crews McBurney, BSN ’47A, is a retired professional who enjoys traveling with her husband. Bess Winchester Isaacs, BSN ‘47B, enjoys working at the family hardware…

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