Annual Alumni Celebration

2017 School of Nursing Alumni Celebration

The School of Nursing Alumni Celebration will be held September 15-16 in Morgantown. This weekend offers an exciting opportunity for alumni to reconnect with former classmates and to make new connections and memories. Below are the details on this year's event. Invitations have been mailed. You also may register online. We hope to see you in September!

Friday, September 15

School of Nursing Tour of STEPS Center

1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
WVU Health Sciences, 3rd Floor

Stop by the School of Nursing, meet students and take a tour of our state-of-the-art training center. If you have not seen the STEPS Center, you will be amazed! Cookies and punch provided. Parking will be available in the “Mountaineer Station” parking garage located just off of Van Voorhis Dr. (across from the Hampton Inn/Applebee’s). *If you require handicap parking, please contact Gregg Cave to make arrangements for parking.

If the early afternoon tour time will not fit your schedule, here is another option. On September 15th from 2 PM to 5 PM, in observance of Healthcare Simulation Week, additional tours of the David and Jo Ann Shaw Center for Simulation Training and Education for Patient Safety (STEPS) will be offered to alumni of the School of Nursing and the School of Medicine. To register for a tour between these hours, email or call 304-293-3980.

WVU School of Nursing Alumni Reception & Celebration

6-8 p.m.
The Erickson Alumni Center, Kennedy Club Room
One Alumni Drive
Morgantown, West Virginia

Graduates and guests are invited to join us in celebrating the School of Nursing and its graduates. Catch up with former classmates in the beautiful Kennedy Club Room which features WVU memorabilia and beautiful views. The reception will feature drinks (open bar) and heavy hors d’oeuvres. During the reception we will recognize the Class of 1967, as well as honor alumni who have been selected for our School of Nursing awards. Cost is $35/person.

Saturday, September 16

School of Nursing Alumni & Friends Tailgate

9:00-11:30 a.m. (Kickoff is noon)
Coca-Cola Hospitality Village, adjacent to Milan Puskar Stadium (near Rosenbaum Family House/Ronald McDonald House)

Grab your gold and blue, bring your family and head over to the Blue Lot as we get ready to cheer on the Mountaineers against Delaware State. We will be providing food, drinks and giveaways.

Game time is noon. It is “Family Day” at Milan Puskar Stadium and WVU Athletics is offering a special ticket package for this game. Visit WVUGame to purchase your game tickets. Let’s Go Mountaineers!



We have secured a block of rooms at the Holiday Inn (adjacent to Mon General Hospital) for the weekend. Rates are $149/night (two-night minimum). Just call 304-241-6649 to take advantage of this special rate. You also may visit for other lodging options.

School of Nursing Awards

The School of Nursing alumni awards are one way in which we honor alumni and friends who have provided extraordinary service to the School and to the nursing profession. Consider nominating a graduate, friend or colleague for one of these awards. The awards are presented annually during our Alumni Celebration. View a list of the awards or nominate an individual for an award.