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Valpo’s Nursing Program Named One of Nation’s Best

Homecoming weekend at CONHP!
A good time was had by all at the Huegli Lecture, BFF Health Fair,
and the PA Alumni Picnic.


September 23
Huegli Lecture, “Approaches for Relieving Hunger”,
LeBien Hall, Room 108
Speakers:  Karen Peraza, MPH, World Central Kitchen and Charlie Cole, Food Bank of Northwest Indiana

September 24
PA Alumni Picnic, Annex B, 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
BFF Health Fair, LeBien Hall, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

September 27
Youth Wellness Forum, Harre Union, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Keynote Speaker:  Victor DeNoble, Ph.D.
Presented by: Tobacco Education and Prevention Coalition for Porter County

October 11
VUPASS Chick-Fil-A Fundraiser, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

October 13 and 14
Fall Break (no classes)

October 27
VU Community Trick or Treat – Harre Union, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

November 19 – November 27
Thanksgiving Break

December 9
Last Day of Classes

December 12 – 16
Final Exams

  • Welcome to our new faculty:
    Erica Allen, DNP, RN – Assistant Professor of Nursing
    Rachael McKay, MSN, RN – Clinical Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator for Undergraduate Nursing
    Bailey Regier, MSN, RN – Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing
  • Congratulations to Janneal Gifford, academic advisor for undergraduate nursing, on having her photograph selected for the 2022 NACADA Annual Conference Juried Art Exhibition in Portland Oregon.  The title of the piece is “Trans* Joy, Trans* Future.”
  • Congratulations to Karen Stacy, Administrative Assistant to the Dean, for thirty years of dedication to the College of Nursing and Health Professions.
  • Valpo’s nursing program has been ranked in the top 22% of nursing schools by the U.S. News & World Report.